Education and Outreach

Stanley L Miller Early Career Research Award

By Keith Cowing
June 3, 2010

This award recognizes one or more promising young scientists for outstanding contributions achieved during their Ph.D. or postdoctoral research. Nominees must be members of ISSOL at the time of the award. They should be engaged in experimental and/or theoretical studies in Astrobiology. The award consists of $5000 for support of professional expenses, a certificate, and public recognition at the ISSOL meeting. The awardee(s) will be providing an opportunity to present their work at the triennial meeting.

In order to be considered by the selection committee, nominations should be received by the deadline. As this award specifically recognizes scientific achievements during Ph.D. and postdoctoral research, eligibility is restricted to current Ph.D. students, those who have completed the requirements for a Ph.D. degree up to 12 months prior to the nomination as well as scientists who have completed not more than 3 years of postdoctoral research. Nominations should include a letter of nomination, a curriculum vitae, two supporting letters, and up to three reprints or preprints of the nominee’s work.

DEADLINE for application for the inaugural award is December 15, 2010.

Please send nominations in hard copy or electronic form to:

Janet Siefert Rice University Department of Statistics MS 138 Houston, Texas 77251-1892 [Source: NAI Newsletter]

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