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More Judges Needed for Rodger Doxsey Travel Prizes

Monday, October 14, 2013 - 14:44

The Rodger Doxsey Travel Prize provides graduate students or postdocs within one year (either side) of receipt of their PhD a monetary prize to enable the oral presentation of their dissertation research at a winter meeting of the AAS. With the regular abstract deadline for the 223rd AAS meeting in Washington, DC, 5-9 January 2014, now behind us, it’s time to choose this year’s Doxsey Prize winners. We put out a call for volunteers several weeks ago but came up short. If you’re a full member of the AAS and are willing to review and rank the ~100 dissertation abstracts* entered into this year’s competition, please send me an email by Monday, 21 October. Judging will take place in late October/early November.

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*I know the number seems large, but the abstracts are short!

Gina Brissenden
Education & Outreach Coordinator
American Astronomical Society
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