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Public Release: 13-Feb-2017
Association for Gerontology in Higher Education Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference
The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education honors new fellows, awardees
The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) -- the educational branch of The Gerontological Society of America -- is proud to announce its newest fellows and awardees.

Contact: Todd Kluss
tkluss@geron.org
202-587-2839
The Gerontological Society of America

Public Release: 13-Feb-2017
Breaking sonic boundaries: DARE Art Prize winner announced
A composer working with sounds below the limits of human hearing has been announced as the winner of the inaugural £15,000 DARE Art Prize by Opera North and the University of Leeds' Cultural Institute. Samuel Hertz will spend the next year in collaboration with researchers at the University and Opera North staff in the creation of groundbreaking new work.
Opera North, University of Leeds

Contact: Gareth Dant
g.j.dant@leeds.ac.uk
44-792-986-9269
University of Leeds

Public Release: 13-Feb-2017
Weed Science Society of America Annual Meeting
UT Institute of Agriculture scientists win for Outstanding Paper Award
The Weed Science Society of America awarded the title of Outstanding Paper in Weed Technology to researchers from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture. The research paper evaluated cover crops as a management tool for herbicide-resistant weeds.
Tennessee Cotton State Support Committee

Contact: Ginger Rowsey
gtrice@tennessee.edu
731-425-4768
University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture

Public Release: 10-Feb-2017
MIT Portugal Ph.D. alumna was awarded with the L'Oréal Portugal Medal for Women in Science
Patrícia Baptista developed the concept of an assessment tool that vulnerable users can use to choose the more accessible and sustainable routes.
L'Oréal, Portuguese National Commission for UNESCO, Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia

Contact: Mariana Carmo
mmcarmo83@gmail.com
351-210-407-034
MIT Portugal Program

Public Release: 9-Feb-2017
UTIA project named Project of the Year for DoD Environmental Security Technology
A project to identify and track threatened, endangered and at-risk avian species on US Department of Defense (DoD) facilities has been named the DoD's Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP) project of the year for 2016. The effort by a team of University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture researchers was led by David Buehler, professor in the Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries.
US Department of Defense Environmental Security Technology Certification Program

Contact: Patricia McDaniels
pmcdaniels@tennessee.edu
615-835-4570
University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture

Public Release: 9-Feb-2017
ORNL wins four FLC technology transfer awards
Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers win four Federal Laboratory Consortium awards.

Contact: Ron Walli
wallira@ornl.gov
865-576-0226
DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Public Release: 9-Feb-2017
ESMO announces new award for achievements in immuno-oncology
ESMO announces new award honoring individuals for outstanding achievements in the area of cancer immunotherapy and the launch of the ESMO Immuno-Oncology Congress.

Contact: Jackie Partarrieu
media@esmo.org
0041-091-973-1904
European Society for Medical Oncology

Public Release: 9-Feb-2017
Virus Evolution awarded Best New Journal in Science category at the 2017 PROSE Awards
Oxford University Press is pleased to announce that one of its journals, Virus Evolution, has won the 2017 PROSE Award for the Best New Journal in the Science, Technology, and Medicine category. The PROSE Awards recognize the best in professional and scholarly publishing, by bringing attention to ground-breaking papers on diverse topics in 53 categories.

Contact: Daniel Luzer
daniel.luzer@oup.com
212-726-6113
Oxford University Press USA

Public Release: 8-Feb-2017
Dr. Jonathan Slaght to be honored for work to conserve Blakiston's Fish Owl
The WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) announced today that Dr. Jonathan Slaght will be honored for his work in Russia to conserve the Blakiston's fish owl, an endangered species and the largest owl in the world.

Contact: Scott Smith
ssmith@wcs.org
718-220-3698
Wildlife Conservation Society

Public Release: 8-Feb-2017
Pioneer of cell growth, Michael N. Hall, wins cancer research prize
The National Foundation for Cancer Research announces that Michael N. Hall, Ph.D., has been selected as the winner of the 2017 Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research. Hall discovered one of the most important cancer cell targets in the modern era of oncology, which he named 'Target of Rapamycin' or TOR. He will be honored at a ceremony on May 1, 2017 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

Contact: Allyson Kehoe
AKehoe@nfcr.org
301-961-9109
National Foundation for Cancer Research

Public Release: 8-Feb-2017
Professor Emanuele Orgiu joins the Young Academy of Europe
Professor Emanuele Orgiu, who recently came to the INRS Centre Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications, is part of the new cohort of young researchers admitted to the Young Academy of Europe. He was recognized by his peers for his scientific excellence and accomplishments.

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

Public Release: 8-Feb-2017
Clint Alfaro receives Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry Best Paper Award 2016
Clint Alfaro is the winner of this year's ABC Best Paper Award, presented by the Springer journal Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. In a paper published in ABC, first author Alfaro and his colleagues describe molecular techniques, in particular mass spectrometry, which have great potential to augment the surgeon's toolbox.
NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, Purdue University Center for Cancer Research

Contact: Joan Robinson
joan.robinson@springer.com
49-622-148-78130
Springer

Public Release: 8-Feb-2017
SIR 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting
Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation to bestow annual awards
SIR announces recipients of Leaders in Innovation, young investigator, research and philanthropy awards to be presented during SIR's Annual Scientific Meeting in March.

Contact: Elise Castelli
ecastelli@sirweb.org
703-460-5572
Society of Interventional Radiology

Public Release: 8-Feb-2017
23rd HumanTech Paper Awards
UNIST students receive 2017 Samsung HumanTech Paper Awards
Eleven graduate students from South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) have been recognized for research excellence.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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

Public Release: 8-Feb-2017
2017 AAAS Annual Meeting
Suzanne Gage receives 2016 AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science
Suzanne Gage, a scientist whose podcast, 'Say Why To Drugs,' has received over 264,000 listens, has been chosen by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to receive the 2016 Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science.
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: 7-Feb-2017
2017 AAAS Annual Meeting
New look at sensory 'clues' wins 2016 AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize
How does the brain register a sensory clue, such as the sound of footsteps approaching in a dark alley, and signal us to take necessary action? After all, it is our ability to make such decisions -- to rapidly avoid trouble or to secure a reward -- that ensures our survival.

Contact: Meagan Phelan
mphelan@aaas.org
212-326-6436
American Association for the Advancement of Science

Public Release: 7-Feb-2017
Southern Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA) meeting in Mobile, Alabama
Boyer receives SAEA Emerging Scholars Award
Chris Boyer, assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, has been selected to receive an Emerging Scholars Award by the Southern Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA). The award is presented to high-performing, early-career professionals with demonstrated research and resulting publication activity.

Contact: Patricia McDaniels
pmcdaniels@tennessee.edu
615-835-4570
University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture

Public Release: 7-Feb-2017
2017 ESRF User Meeting
Amélie Juhin wins ESRF Young Scientist award
Amélie Juhin is the winner of the ESRF Young Scientist of the Year 2017. This award is presented every year by the ESRF Users' Organisation to a scientist aged 37 or younger for outstanding work conducted at the ESRF. This prize is seen as encouragement from the ESRF for a young scientist whose work has already been recognized by peers and produced fruitful results.

Contact: Delphine chenevier
delphine.chenevier@esrf.fr
33-047-688-2604
European Synchrotron Radiation Facility

Public Release: 6-Feb-2017
OU psychology professor recipient of early career impact award
A University of Oklahoma psychology professor, Edward Cokely, is the recipient of a 2017 Early Career Impact Award from the Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences. FABBS is a coalition of 19 professional societies representing more than 150,000 scientists worldwide. Cokely, a Presidential Research Professor and associate professor of psychology in the OU College of Arts and Sciences, is one of six scientists who received the 2017 award honoring early career professionals for major contributions to the science of mind, brain and behavior.

Contact: Jana Smith
jana.smith@ou.edu
405-325-1322
University of Oklahoma

Public Release: 6-Feb-2017
Ecological Society of America announces 2017 Fellows
SA established its fellows program in 2012 with the goal of honoring its members and supporting their competitiveness and advancement to leadership positions in the Society, at their institutions, and in broader society.

Contact: Julia Marsh
Julia@esa.org
202-833-8773 x224
Ecological Society of America

Public Release: 6-Feb-2017
SPIE Defense & Commercial Systems conference
RIT professor wins early career award from international optics and photonics society
Rochester Institute of Technology faculty member Nathan Cahill was named a Rising Researcher by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, for his contributions to defense and security research. Cahill is one of 10 early career professionals selected to receive the new award.

Contact: Susan Gawlowicz
smguns@rit.edu
585-475-5061
Rochester Institute of Technology

Public Release: 3-Feb-2017
Vilcek Prizes honor immigrants for outstanding contributions to biomedical science
The Vilcek Foundation announces Lily and Yuh-Nung Jan as the joint winners of the 2017 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science; and Michaela Gack, Michael Halassa, and Ahmet Yildiz as recipients of the 2017 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science. The prizes are awarded annually in recognition of immigrant contributions to science in America.
The Vilcek Foundation

Contact: Joyce Li
joyce.li@vilcek.org
212-472-2500
Vilcek Foundation

Public Release: 2-Feb-2017
TUD-scientist awarded most prestigious prize for science and technology by the Chinese State
For his outstanding commitment to the German-Chinese scientific exchange in the field of lightweight construction, the Chinese Government has awarded TU Dresden's Professor Dr. Werner Hufenbach the 2016 International Scientific and Technological Cooperation Award. The award is the most significant Chinese accolade in this area.

Contact: Kim-Astrid Magister
pressestelle@tu-dresden.de
49-351-463-32398
Technische Universität Dresden

Public Release: 2-Feb-2017
HarvestPlus recognized as global food innovator
HarvestPlus, a global leader in biofortified foods, has been selected as a 2017 LAUNCH Food Innovator for its pioneering work in making staple food crops more nutritious and available to rural communities around the world.

Contact: Vidushi Sinha
v.s.vidushi@cgiar.org
703-505-7438
HarvestPlus

Public Release: 2-Feb-2017
2017 AAAS Annual Meeting
Grace Naledi Mandisa Pandor wins 2016 AAAS Award for Science Diplomacy
Grace Naledi Mandisa Pandor, who has used science and technology to support development in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa, has been chosen by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to receive the 2016 Award for Science Diplomacy.
American Association for the Advancement of Science

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

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