Astrophysicist Vicky Kaspi is awarded the Bakerian Medal and Lecture for her research on neutron stars and their utility for constraining basic physics
The Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS) is proud to announce that Ph.D. candidate Piotr Roztocki was selected as a 2020 Paul Baran Young Scholar by the Marconi Society, which honors the world's most innovative young engineers in Information and Communications Technology (ICT).
Engineering Research Center for Advanced Technologies for the Preservation of Biological Systems to be established at the University of Minnesota.
British statistician John Brian Copas will be awarded the Akaike Memorial Lecture Award, the Japanese statistical research community's major prize, for his many contributions to the study of data bias in the fields of medical statistics, econometrics and psychometrics. He is honored in particular for his work on the risk of re-conviction in the field of criminal justice, and for shedding light on the issue of publication bias in the estimation of cancer risk from passive smoking.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has once again rated the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania (ACC) as "exceptional," the highest possible rating for an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center.
Rice University's Yasaman Ghasempour has been named a 2020 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar for her innovative research in ultra high-speed wireless networking.
The Michelson Medical Research Foundation and the Human Vaccines Project are pleased to announce the 2020 Michelson Prizes for Human Immunology and Vaccine Research and support the outstanding research of two young scientists advancing human immunology, vaccine discovery and immunotherapy across major global diseases.
Dr. Sallie Permar, a physician-scientist who investigates the prevention and treatment of neonatal viral infections, and Dr. Stephen Patrick, a neonatologist focused on the impact of the opioid epidemic on pregnant women and infants, have been jointly awarded the fifth annual Gale and Ira Drukier Prize in Children's Health Research, Weill Cornell Medicine announced today.
Ursula M. Haendel Animal Welfare Prize 2020 of the German Research Foundation (DFG) awarded to Professor Marcel Leist (University of Konstanz, Germany) and to Professor Thomas Hartung (University of Konstanz and Johns Hopkins University, USA) in recognition of their lifetime achievement in promoting animal welfare.
Bob May's career-long aspiration has been to keep people from all walks of life and in different work environments safe from radiation in the workplace. Now, the deputy director of Environment, Safety and Health at the U.S. Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility has been honored for his dedication to the field by being named a fellow of the Health Physics Society.