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Call for Applications: Sigerist Prize for the History of Medicine and Science 2014
The Swiss Society for the History of Medicine and Science invites applications for the Henry-E.-Sigerist-Prize for the promotion of young scholars in the history of medicine and science.
Deadline for application: March 31st 2014
The prize was founded in 1967 by Mr. and Mss. Guggenheim-Schnurr from Basel in order to award outstanding young scholars in the field of history of medicine and science.
Applicants should submit studies completed within the last two years, i.e.
- articles published in journals
- printed books
- works of another kind which have been selected by the jury or proposed to it.
The texts must be written either in German, French, Italian or English and related to Switzerland by content, authorship, institution or topic. Work which has previously been awarded a prize is not eligible. Authors should not be older than 36 years of age. Dissertations and books have to be accompanied by a summary of no more than five pages. The detailed regulations can be found at www.sggmn.ch/sigerist-preis-e.html.
The prize amounts to CHF 2000.- (approx. EUR 1300)
Applications (in electronic form or in two paper copies, including a short CV) and enquiries should be sent to the president of the jury:
Dr Philip Rieder
Institut éthique histoire humanités
Centre Médical Universitaire
1211 Genève 4
Tél: 021 379 46 03
Call for Nominations: Philip S. Portoghese Journal of Medicinal Chemistry/American Chemical Society Division of Medicinal Chemistry Joint Lectureship
To enhance the visibility of the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry within the medicinal chemistry community and strengthen ties between the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry and the ACS Division of Medicinal Chemistry, a lectureship named in honor of Phil Portoghese, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry from 1972 to 2011, has been established. The objective of this lectureship is to honor the contributions of an individual who has had a major impact on medicinal chemistry research.
The lectureship will be administered jointly by the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry and the Division of Medicinal Chemistry of the American Chemical Society. The award will be funded principally by the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry (ACS Publications Division) and will consist of an honorarium of $3,000, a suitable plaque, and travel expenses.
Selection of the awardee will be made by a committee consisting of one Associate Editor of the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry (chosen by the Editor), one ACS member (chosen by the Chair of the Division of Medicinal Chemistry) and one member of the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry Editorial Advisory Board to be chosen jointly by the Editor and the Division. Awardee selection will be made by June 30, and the award address will be given at the fall National ACS meeting during the regularly scheduled award symposium. To further promote the prize and the journal, the winner will be asked to submit a Perspective article for publication in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry.
Eligible candidates should meet the above criteria and have published at least one article in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. The Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry and officers of the Division of Medicinal Chemistry are not eligible for the award, nor is any member of the selection committee in the year in which the awardee is chosen. Nominations should include a current curriculum vitae for the candidate, a list of publications, a letter of nomination outlining the special achievements of the candidate, and a minimum of two additional letters of support. All nomination material should be sent electronically to the Secretary of the Division of Medicinal Chemistry, Eric Walters (firstname.lastname@example.org), by Monday, March 31, 2014.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Robinson-Cunningham Award
The AACAP Robinson-Cunningham Award is given for the best manuscript written by a child and adolescent psychiatrist during residency training. The paper must involve children, adolescents, or their families and be published in a professional, peer-reviewed journal within 3-5 years of graduation from a residency training program. The recipient will receive a $1,000 honorarium and a plaque at the Young Leaders Awards Ceremony during the AACAP Annual Meeting, October 20 – October 26, 2014 in San Diego, CA.
Send a cover letter, resume/CV, and one copy of your manuscript to email@example.com by April 30, 2014 (postmark date). Cover letters may be addressed to the following:
Department of Research, Training and Education
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
3615 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20016
AACAP reserves the right to waive liabilities.
For more information contact the Department of Research, Training and Education at 202-966-7300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies President's New Researcher Award
ABCT's 2013-2014 President, Dean McKay, Ph.D., invites submissions for the 36th Annual President's New Researcher Award. The winner will receive a certificate and a cash prize of $500. The award will be based upon an early program of research that reflects factors such as: consistency with the mission of ABCT; independent work published in high-impact journals; and promise of developing theoretical or practical applications that represent clear advances to the field. While nominations consistent with the conference theme are particularly encouraged, submissions will be accepted on any topic relevant to cognitive behavior therapy, including but not limited to topics such as the development and testing of models, innovative practices, technical solutions, novel venues for service delivery, and new applications of well-established psychological principles. Submissions must include the nominee's current curriculum vita and one exemplary paper. Eligible papers must (a) be authored by an individual with five years or less posttraining experience (e.g., post-Ph.D. or post-residency); and (b) have been published in the last two years or currently be in press. Submissions will be judged by a review committee consisting of Dean McKay, Ph.D., Stefan G. Hofmann, Ph.D., and Jonathan D. Abramowitz, Ph.D. (ABCT's President, Immediate Past-President, and President-Elect). Submissions must be received by Monday, August 5, 2014, and must include four copies of both the paper and the author's vita and supporting letters if the latter are included. Send submissions to ABCT President's New Researcher Award, 305 Seventh Ave., 16th floor, New York, NY 10001.
Submission deadline: August 5, 2014.
Call for Nominations: Richard Kalish Innovative Publication Award
The Richard Kalish Innovative Publication Award recognizes insightful and innovative publications on aging and life course development in the behavioral and social sciences. Any empirical or conceptual publication which represents state-of-the-art thinking in aging and life course development is eligible for the award provided it is in English and was published in the last three years.
Two $250 awards (one for an article and one for a book) are underwritten by Baywood Publishing Company, with whom Dr. Kalish was long associated.
Deadline: May 1st
Nominations must be made by a GSA member.
A current Curriculum Vitae.
A statement outlining the innovative and state-of-the-art contributions of the publication.
Send six (6) hard copies of books to GSA, digital copies of articles.
Copies of any published reviews.
In order to nominate someone for the Richard Kalish Award, please send your nomination packet to email@example.com with a subject of "Kalish Award Nomination - NOMINEE NAME HERE." Please remember to substitute your nominee's name in the subject.
Call for Nominations: Nathan Shock New Investigator Award
The Nathan Shock New Investigator Award is given annually for innovative and influential publications. Established in 1986 to honor Dr. Nathan Shock, a pioneer in gerontological research at the National Institutes of Health, and a founding member of The Gerontological Society of America, the $1,500 award is designed to acknowledge outstanding contributions to new knowledge about aging through basic biological research.
Nominees must have a PhD, MD, DDS, or equivalent degree and must be within seven years of their postdoctoral research.
Formal nomination letter.
A summary of the research (no more than 1,000 words).
Two letters of recommendation
A re-print of relevant research papers.
In order to nominate someone for the Nathan Shock Award, please send your nomination packet to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject of "Shock Award Nomination - NOMINEE NAME HERE." Please remember to substitute your nominee's name in the subject.