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Nominations Requested for NAS Award for Scientific Reviewing

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 09:43

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Award for Scientific Reviewing recognizes authors, whose reviews have synthesized extensive and difficult material, rendering a significant service to science and influencing the course of scientific thought. The 2019 Award will be presented in the field of astronomy with a $20,000 prize.

Additional information, including nomination and eligibility requirements, can be found on the NAS website.

Nomination Requirements:

  1. A letter from the nominator describing the candidate's work and why he or she should be selected for the award. No more than three (3) pages.
  2. Curriculum vitae. No more than two (2) pages (similar to CVs included with NSF proposals).
  3. Bibliography listing no more than twelve (12) of the nominee's most significant publications.
  4. Suggested citation. A 50-word summary stating why the nominee should be considered for this award. See citation examples
  5. Two letters of support. Support letters must be written by individuals from institutions outside both the nominator's and the nominee’s institution.

For more information, please visit the NAS website. Nominations must be submitted online by Monday, 1 October 2018.

Crystal M. Tinch
Communications & Engagement Coordinator
American Astronomical Society (AAS)
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