Nominations open for UNMC Research Awards

October 12, 2020

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The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research is currently accepting nominations for the 2020 research faculty awards:

  • Scientist Laureate;
  • Research Leadership;
  • Distinguished Scientist; and
  • New Investigator.

These awards recognize UNMC faculty for their outstanding research achievements and sustained contributions to UNMC's research mission.

Nominees for the Distinguished Scientist Award must have a minimum of one year of service at UNMC prior to the award year, be an associate professor or above and have a history of extramural funding at UNMC.

Nominees for Scientist Laureate must meet all the criteria for the Distinguished Scientist Award and have a minimum of five years of service at UNMC prior to the award year.

The Research Leadership Award recognizes past Distinguished Scientist Award winners with a record of consistent national funding and demonstrated research leadership.

The New Investigator Award recognizes assistant professors who have received their first independent national funding in the past fiscal year (FY19-20).

Final candidates will be selected based upon publication number and impact, research funding and evidence of research leadership and collaboration.

Anyone is eligible to submit a nomination. Please submit nominations, with a copy of the nominee's CV, to Linda Wilkie in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research by Oct. 30. Download the nomination form here.

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