The ASN Student Research Awards support research by student members that advances the goals of the society: the conceptual unification of ecology, evolution, and behavior. Each award consists of a $2,000 check to the candidate. Deadline for submission of all materials is January 1, 2014.
The Edward O. Wilson Naturalist Award is given to an active investigator in mid-career who has made significant contributions to the knowledge of a particular ecosystem or group of organisms. Nominations are due January 1, 2014.
The Sewall Wright Award is given annually and honors a senior but active investigator who is making fundamental contributions to the Society's goals in promoting the conceptual unification of the natural biological sciences. The award includes an honorarium of $1,000. The recipient need not be a member of the Society.
Young Investigator Award nominations and applications due January 1, 2014.
The ASN Executive Council is pleased to announce three new Honorary Lifetime Members: Joseph Felsenstein, Richard C. Lewontin, and Jane Lubchenco
ASN Honorary Lifetime Member, Dr. Ruth Patrick (1907-2013)
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University will be hosting a symposium in honor of Ruth Patrick on April 22, 2014. For details go: to www.ansp.org.
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The ASN Executive Council invites proposals for a sponsored half-day symposium at the 2014 Annual Meeting in Raleigh. Symposium topics should support the Society’s goal to advance knowledge of organic evolution and other broad biological principles. Proposals are encouraged on topics that are synthetic, interdisciplinary or that address important emerging issues in evolution, ecology and behavior.
New open access options include free open access for ASN student-authored e-articles and discounts for ASN members.
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