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Call for Applications: 2014 Pierre Delmas Prize
Deadline for applications for the 2014 Pierre Delmas Prize is December 19, 2013.
The European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis (ESCEO) and the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF), with the support of Servier, grant an important scientific award named after the late Pierre D. Delmas. As Professor of Medicine and Rheumatology at the University of Lyon, France, Director of the INSERM research unit 'Pathophysiology of Osteoporosis', Pierre Delmas was an outstanding scientist who directed essential basic and clinical research in metabolic bone diseases, particularly in osteoporosis and osteoarthritis. Additionally, as the Founding President of the IOF, he had a profound impact on the development of the global osteoporosis community.
The Pierre Delmas Prize will be awarded every year to an individual for outstanding and major scientific contributions to the study of bone and mineral diseases, and consists of a grant of € 40 000 and a medal. The Prize Committee is composed of scientists chosen within the IOF Committee of Scientific Advisors and ESCEO Scientific Advisory Board.
Call for Nominations: International Burn Foundation of the United States 2014 Tanner-Vandeput-Boswick Burn Prize
The International Burn Foundation of the United States invites nominations for the 2014 Tanner-Vandeput-Boswick Burn Prize to be awarded at the 17th Congress of the International Society for Burn Injuries in Sydney, Australia, October 12th through the 16th, 2014.
Purpose of the Award:
Conceived and established to promote the aims of the International Society for Burn Injuries, the Tanner-Vandeput-Boswick Burn Prize serves to motivate individual investigators to perform research, undertake patient care and treatment, and attempt to solve other aspects of the burn problem.
The prize is awarded to a person or persons who have made an outstanding contribution to any aspect of burn treatment. This could be a specific achievement or could represent a body of work completed over time. The recipient does not have to be a physician or member of the International Society for Burn Injuries, but must be responsible for major advancement in burn care.
A cash payment of approximately $100,000 and a commemorative gold and diamond pin emblazoned with the International Burn Foundation logo.
A candidate may make application on his own behalf or colleagues may submit nominations.
Deadline for Application: The application deadline is January 30, 2014.
How to Apply:
Nominations must include the following:
- Completed application form
- Letter of nomination
- One-page summary detailing the research and accomplishments of the applicant
- CV including list of publications
- Two additional letters of support from colleagues
For More Information and Application Materials
International Burn Foundation
6915 Ebenezer Church Road
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Call for Nominations: Julius F. Neumueller Award in Optics
The Julius F. Neumueller Award in Optics is awarded to a student pursuing the Doctor of Optometry degree in a school or college of optometry who submits a first-authored original research paper on one of the following topics: Geometrical Optics; Physical Optics; Ophthalmic Optics; Optics of the Eye. Acceptable topics include modern measurement of aberrations and their correction, optical quality of the eye, optical limits to visual performance, or diagnosis and treatment of a range of optically relevant ocular conditions (e.g. corneal surgery, contact lenses, and refractive error). The paper should be of publishable quality if currently unpublished, but may be already published or under review. The paper must reflect research performed while the student was pursuing the Doctor of Optometry degree. Nominations should be made by the student’s advisor. Nominations should include the first-authored student paper and a letter of recommendation from the advisor describing the student’s role in conducting the research and the writing of the manuscript. There is no limit on the number of nominations from each school or college of optometry. It is expected that the recipient will submit any unpublished manuscript to Optometry and Vision Science. The award is $750 for the primary author to travel to attend the annual meeting. If other authors than the first author were also pursuing the Doctor of Optometry degree while conducting the research, multiple awardees may divide a total travel award of $1500.
Deadline for this award is April 1, 2014.
Applications should be emailed to Helen Viksnins at HelenV@aaoptom.org.
or mailed to:
The Julius F. Neumueller Award in Optics
c/o American Academy of Optometry
2909 Fairgreen Street Orlando, FL 32803
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency Travel Award
Two Residency Travel Awards may be given each year for two outstanding papers in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery primarily authored by a resident or medical student in training. The paper must be submitted by Feb. 1 for consideration, which will be presented at the Annual Fall Meeting.
Entries should conform to the guidelines of the JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery, the official journal of the AAFPRS. Papers submitted will be judged anonymously. Only the cover page should contain the applicant’s name or institutional identification.
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Ira Tresley Research Award
Deadline is February 1.
The Ira Tresley Research Award recognizes the best original research in facial plastic surgery by an AAFPRS member who has been board certified for at least three years. A certificate and an award of $1,000 are presented.
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Ben Shuster Memorial Award
The Ben Shuster Memorial Award is presented for the most outstanding research paper by a resident or fellow in training on any clinical work or research in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. The paper must have been delivered at a national meeting (or its equivalent) within the preceding two years prior to the February 1 date of submission. Each entrant must be the sole or senior author and an AAFPRS member. Studies prepared during the first year after completion of residency training will be considered, provided that research was conducted during the author’s residency program or fellowship. A certificate and an award of $1,000 are presented.
Call for Nominations: 2014 Henry Baldwin Ward Medal
The Henry Baldwin Ward Medal is presented by the American Society of Parasitologists in recognition of outstanding contributions to the field of Parasitology.The recipient shall be a member of the Society for no less than 3 years at the time of the nomination and in mid-career, and who, by self-directed investigations, shall have attained a position of leadership in some aspect of parasitological research.
Nominations will close on January 15, 2014.
The recipient shall be a member of the Society for no less than three years at the time of the nomination and in mid-career, and who, by self-directed investigations, shall have attained a position of leadership in some phase of parasitological research. The field of parasitology is considered to include, in general, those aspects of the science which are represented by reports published in the official organ of the Society, The Journal of Parasitology.
The award consists of travel and accommodation expenses, a $1,000 honorarium, a certificate and the Ward Medal, a special bronze medal designed by Dr. Justus F. Mueller, at the Annual Meeting. The recipient will be expected to deliver an acceptance speech.
Members in good standing who nominate candidates for the Henry Baldwin Ward Medal should carefully determine the eligibility of their candidate according to the above eligibility rules.
Nominations for the Henry Baldwin Ward Medal should be supported by sufficient documentation to enable the Awards Committee to exercise critical evaluation. At the least, this documentation should consists of:
a complete Curriculum vitae providing a bibliography in which the authors are listed in the same sequence as in the published papers, and
three supporting letters, including the original nominating letter.
These letters should include a serious evaluation of the major aspects of the nominee's scientific work.
Please submit nominations to:
Dr. Judy Sakanari
Center for Discovery and Innovation in Parasitic Diseases (CDIPD)
University of California, San Francisco
1700 4th St.
QB3, Campus Box 2550
Byers Hall Rm 508A
San Francisco, CA 94158
Call for Nominations: 2014 Eminent Parasitologist Lectureship
The Eminent Parasitologist Lectureship honors someone of eminence and international visibility for a substantial contribution to parasitology over a substantial period of time.
Selection criteria for the Eminent Parasitologist award are: (1) Eminence and international visibility for a substantial contribution to parasitology over a substantial period of time, (2) Eligibility is not limited to American Society of Parasitologists (ASP) members and (3) Nominations or selection committee initiative would be acceptable.
The award consists of travel and accommodation expenses, a $2,000 honorarium, and a plaque presented at the Annual Meeting. The Eminent Parasitologist will be required to give a one hour presentation.
Dr. Lance Durden
Dept. of Biology
Georgia Southern University
4324 Old Register Rd.
P.O. Box 8042-1
Statesboro, GA 30458
Call for Nominations: 2014 Ashton Cuckler New Investigator Award
The award is given to a new investigator who has, within the last 2 years, been awarded a Masters or Doctoral degree in the area of Parasitology.
The award is given to a new investigator who has, within the last two years, been awarded a Masters or Doctoral degree in the area of Parasitology. Selection will be based upon the body of research accomplished during the candidate's graduate studies. This "body of research" will be documented through (a) peer-reviewed journal or book publications directly related to research conducted in pursuit of and contained in the accepted graduate student thesis or dissertation, (b) other peer-reviewed journal publications unrelated to the primary thesis or dissertation work, but derived from research conducted as a graduate student, (c) papers and/or posters presented at scientific meetings as a graduate student, (d) any outside recognition of research excellence which may include, but not restricted to, best student paper awards, dissertation improvement grants, student-initiated research grant support and the like. The achievements under consideration for the New Investigator Award must have occurred during the immediate five years surrounding the awarding of the degree for which the candidate is nominated, e.g., five years before, four years before and one year after, or three years before and two years after.
The award will consist of travel and accommodation expenses, a $2,500 cash award and a plaque to be presented during the Annual Meeting of the Society.
Nominations must be made within two years following awarding of the Masters or Doctoral degree, and the nominee must be a member of the American Society of Parasitologists (ASP) at the time the award is made. Required documentation for award consideration should include: (a) Nominating letter by the student's graduate advisor critically evaluating the quality and significance of the student's research. Note: the advisor must be a member of ASP at the time of nomination. (b) Two letters of support from noted authorities outside of the nominee's institution commenting on the significance of the body of research accomplishments. The advisor will submit the name of one evaluator and the second will be chosen by the Awards Committee. (c) The Nominee will provide the following documentation: i) letter providing a self-evaluation of research accomplishments; ii) thesis/dissertation abstract (two page limit); iii) Curriculum vitae; and iv) reprints or copies of all research publications (published or in press).
Dr. Greg Sandland
University of Wisconsin – La Crosse
Dept. of Biology
1725 State St.
La Crosse, WI 54601
Call for Nominations: International Metabolic Engineering Award
Nomination Deadline: March 15, 2014
The International Metabolic Engineering Award is intended to recognize an outstanding career contributor to the field of Metabolic Engineering. The International Metabolic Engineering Society at its bi-annual conference gives the Award. For each conference, an award of $5000 cash and a commemorative plaque or etched crystal will be presented from the International Metabolic Engineering Society. The award for 2014 will be presented to the award recipient at the conference Metabolic Engineering X to be held June 15-19, 2014 in Vancouver, Canada.
The International Metabolic Engineering Award is open to all researchers in the field. It is expected that the award recipient will register and attend the conference, and present an acceptance lecture.