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Public Release: 11-Jan-2017
2017 AAAS Annual Meeting
Margaret Werner-Washburne wins the 2016 AAAS Mentor Award for Lifetime Achievement
Margaret Werner-Washburne, Regents Professor Emerita of Biology at the University of New Mexico (UNM) and principal investigator of the UNM-IMSD program, will receive the Lifetime Mentor Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The distinction honors her work in mentoring and research that led to a significant increase in Hispanic and Native American doctorates in the biological sciences.
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Contact: Stephen Waldron
swaldron@aaas.org
202-326-6749
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 10-Jan-2017
Penn paleobiologist Lauren Sallan selected as a 2017 TED Fellow
The University of Pennsylvania's Lauren Sallan, an assistant professor in the School of Arts & Sciences' Department of Earth and Environmental Science, has been selected as a TED Fellow, joining a class of 15 innovators from around the world who will deliver a talk on the TED stage in April in Vancouver, B.C.

Contact: Katherine Unger Baillie
kbaillie@upenn.edu
215-898-9194
University of Pennsylvania

Public Release: 9-Jan-2017
Finding inspiration in the stars
Lars Bildsten, director of the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, wins the 2017 Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics.

Contact: Julie Cohen
julie.cohen@ucsb.edu
805-893-7220
University of California - Santa Barbara

Public Release: 9-Jan-2017
Lars Bildsten wins 2017 Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics
The American Institute of Physics and the American Astronomical Society announced today, on behalf of the Heineman Foundation for Research, Educational, Charitable, and Scientific Purposes, that California astrophysicist Lars Bildsten is the winner of the 2017 Heineman Prize for Astrophysics, a distinguished honor awarded annually to recognize significant contributions to the field.

Contact: AIP Media Line
media@aip.org
301-209-3090
American Institute of Physics

Public Release: 9-Jan-2017
Ottoline Leyser honored with the 2017 FEBS | EMBO Women in Science Award
EMBO and FEBS announce plant biologist Ottoline Leyser as the recipient of the tenth FEBS | EMBO Women in Science Award.

Contact: Tilmann Kiessling
communications@embo.org
49-160-901-93839
EMBO

Public Release: 9-Jan-2017
Rettsyndrome.org reaches milestone of $40 million in research funding
The International Rett Syndrome Foundation, now doing business as Rettsyndrome.org, announces today that Rettsyndrome.org has reached a milestone in research funding. The leading foundation for Rett research has distributed over $40 million dollars to accelerate treatments for Rett syndrome.
Rettsyndrome.org

Contact: Steven Kaminsky, Ph.D.
skaminsky@rettsyndrome.org
Rettsyndrome.org

Public Release: 6-Jan-2017
A breakthrough in optical physics by Professor Roberto Morandotti's team
For the second year in a row, a scientific advance by Professor Roberto Morandotti's team at the INRS Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre has been chosen as one of the top ten discoveries of 2016 by Québec Science. Quantum computing is one step closer to becoming a reality thanks to the team's breakthrough in optical physics.

Contact: Gisèle Bolduc
gisele.bolduc@adm.inrs.ca
418-654-2501
Institut national de la recherche scientifique - INRS

Public Release: 5-Jan-2017
Julio Ottino awarded top national academy prize for innovative education
Julio M. Ottino, dean of the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University, has been awarded a prestigious national education prize for the development and implementation of Whole-Brain Engineering, the school's principal guiding strategy for more than a decade.
National Academy of Engineering

Contact: Bob Rowley
storer.rowley@northwestern.edu
847-491-4889
Northwestern University

Public Release: 5-Jan-2017
Two HKU architects receive RIBA Award
Joshua Bolchover and John Lin, Associate Professors in the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong, earlier received the prestigious Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Award for International Excellence as well as the RIBA International Emerging Architect for their ambitious plan for Andong Hospital in Hunan's Baojing County in mainland China.

Contact: Melanie Wan
melwkwan@hku.hk
852-285-92600
The University of Hong Kong

Public Release: 5-Jan-2017
Joint Mathematics Meetings
Mathematical papers and service honored at Joint Mathematics Meetings
Prizes for meritorious service and exemplary writing were awarded to Martha J. Siegel, Mark F. Schilling and Robert D. Hough by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) on Jan. 5 at the Joint Mathematics Meeting in Atlanta, the world's largest gathering of mathematicians.

Contact: Nissa Hiatt
news@maa.org
Mathematical Association of America

Public Release: 5-Jan-2017
Joint Mathematics Meetings
US educators awarded for exemplary teaching in mathematics
Janet Heine Barnett, Caren Diefenderfer, and Tevian Dray were named the 2017 Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award winners by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) for their teaching effectiveness and influence beyond their institutions. The three math professors were honored for their contributions to mathematics education on Jan. 5 in Atlanta at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, the world's largest gathering of mathematicians.

Contact: Nissa Hiatt
news@maa.org
Mathematical Association of America

Public Release: 5-Jan-2017
Joint Mathematics Meetings
Authors of year's best books in mathematics honored
Prizes for the year's best books in mathematics were awarded to Ian Stewart and Tim Chartier by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) on Jan. 5 in Atlanta at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, the world's largest gathering of mathematicians.

Contact: Nissa Hiatt
news@maa.org
Mathematical Association of America

Public Release: 4-Jan-2017
EUROTOX
Contributors to the development of adverse outcome pathways receive monetary awards from PETA science group
Madison, and Selventa, Inc., are being recognized by the PETA International Science Consortium Ltd. with awards for their contributions to the Adverse Outcome Pathway Wiki, which was created by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre, the US Environmental Protection Agency, and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Contact: Tasgola Bruner
tasgolab@peta.org
404-907-4172
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Public Release: 4-Jan-2017
2016 Interational Spark Design Award
UNIST wins 4 2016 Spark Design Awards
A product design 'Babyking' by Professor Yunwoo Jung of Design and Human Engineering at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology has been recognized with the highest 2016 Spark Product Design Award.

Contact: JooHyeon Heo
joohyeonheo@unist.ac.kr
82-522-171-223
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)

Public Release: 30-Dec-2016
Leading cancer researcher to receive honor from the Queen
Professor Jack Cuzick from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) will be appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), as published today in the Queen's New Year 2017 Honours List.

Contact: Joel Winston
j.winston@qmul.ac.uk
44-079-700-96188
Queen Mary University of London

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