The Oceanography Society (TOS) congratulates Dr. James R. Watson for being selected as a recipient of the Early Career Award from The Oceanography Society. The citation on Dr. Watson's certificate recognizes him for excellence in the use of diverse disciplines such as mathematics, economics, behavioral science, and oceanography to study coupled human-natural interactions in the ocean.
The Oceanography Society (TOS) congratulates Dr. April N. Abbott for being selected as a recipient of the Early Career Award. The citation on Dr. Abbott's certificate recognizes her for contributions to chemical oceanography, providing a new view of the marine REE cycle, and training the next generation of ocean scientists.
The American Institute of Physics and the National Society of Black Physicists congratulate physicist Thomas A. Searles as the winner of the inaugural Joseph A. Johnson III Award for Excellence. Named to honor the legacy of the renowned experimental physicist and founder of NSBP, the Joseph A. Johnson III Award will be given annually to recognize an early career NSBP physicist who exemplifies Johnson's ingenuity as a scientist and passion for mentorship and service.
Research!America and the Rita Allen Foundation are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Civic Engagement Microgrant Initiative. Now in its third year, the microgrant program provides funding to graduate student and postdoc-led science policy groups from across the US to develop and lead outreach activities in their local communities.
SEATTLE (January 15, 2021) - A University of Washington physician and professor, whose team of researchers identified the first case of the coronavirus in the United States, has been named "Washingtonian of the Year."
Virginia Tech, Children's National Hospital award $100,000 to fund collaborative cancer research pilot projects.
The UK's leading scientific academy - the Royal Society - has awarded one of its most prestigious research professorships to an academic at the University of Leeds, to develop new ways of 'seeing the unseen' - the way that proteins interact to shape or to destroy memories.
The paper "Deep Convolutional Neural Networks and Data Augmentation for Environmental Sound Classification," has won the 2020 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Signal Processing Society (SPS) Signal Processing Letters Best Paper Award. The article is by Justin Salamon, formerly a research scientist at NYU Tandon's Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) and Juan Pablo Bello, the director of CUSP.
The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Climate Change has gone in this thirteenth edition to Neil Adger, Ian Burton and Karen O'Brien for changing the paradigm of climate change action, previously confined to mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions, by incorporating the concept of adaptation to unavoidable impacts.
ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, has named 95 members ACM Fellows for wide-ranging and fundamental contributions in areas including artificial intelligence, cloud computing, computer graphics, computational biology, data science, human-computer interaction, software engineering, theoretical computer science, and virtual reality, among other areas.