Authors of three scientific papers -- two from the social and behavioral sciences (SBS) and one from science, technology, and medicine (STM) -- are receiving SAGE Publishing's second annual 10-Year Impact Awards. The awards recognize the authors of papers published in SAGE Journals 10 years prior that have since received the most citations of all studies published the same year.
The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates the recipient of the 2021 Trainee Investigator Award, Dr. Omonigho Bubu, and the three individuals who received the honorable mention designation. They were recognized during the AASM annual membership meeting, which was held as a webcast on Monday, June 14.
Andrea Ablasser, Professor at EPFL, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland, is the recipient of the EMBO Gold Medal 2021. With the medal and an award of 10,000 euros, EMBO recognizes outstanding achievements of scientists under the age of 40 in Europe.
Lehigh University associate professor of English Mary Foltz has been awarded a Scholars and Society Fellowship by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) to collaborate with regional LGBTQ organizations to build their archival collections, expanding awareness of the history and contributions of these communities. Foltz will serve as the first scholar-in-residence at Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center in Allentown, Pa.
The Blavatnik National Awards today named 31 finalists for the world's largest unrestricted prize honoring early-career scientists. The finalists were culled from 298 nominations by 157 U.S. research institutions across 38 states. They have made trailblazing discoveries in wide-ranging fields, from the neuroscience of addiction to the development of gene-editing technologies, from designing next-generation battery storage to understanding the origins of photosynthesis, from making improvements in computer vision to pioneering new frontiers in polymer chemistry.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Communications Society recognized an Army researcher and collaborators their work on artificially intelligent techniques that will enhance Soldiers' situational awareness in the multi-domain operating environment.
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging recognized 17 new SNMMI Fellows on Monday, June 14, during a plenary session at the society's 2021 Annual Meeting, held virtually June 11-15. The SNMMI Fellowship was established in 2016 to recognize distinguished service to the society as well as exceptional achievement in the field of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. It is among the most prestigious formal recognitions available to long-time SNMMI members.
Steven M. Larson, M.D., has been named the 2021 recipient of the prestigious Paul C. Aebersold Award. The award was announced by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) during its 2021 Annual Meeting.
Thomas J. Ruth, PhD, FRSC, FSRS, a scientist known for his contributions to nuclear medicine and nuclear chemistry, has been named as this year's recipient of the Georg Charles de Hevesy Nuclear Pioneer Award. Ruth was presented the award by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) at its 2021 Annual Meeting.
Professor Jim Al-Khalili, Professor of Theoretical Physics and Distinguished Chair in physics at the University of Surrey as well as a university chair in public engagement in science, has been awarded a CBE for outstanding services to science and public engagement in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).