Nominations for Community Service to Research Award due Nov. 18

The UNMC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research is seeking nominations for the Community Service to Research Award.

The community is critical to UNMC’s research enterprise. Community members serve in many roles to develop, advise, review, support, disseminate or implement next steps in research. The award honors a community member or group serving in any role that the nominator believes is worthy of recognition for how they contribute to UNMC research.

What are some examples or accomplishments for nominated individuals?

  • Collaborator or volunteer to support UNMC research projects.
  • Advisor to a research program.
  • Community member serving on a UNMC research oversight committee.
  • Activist who speaks up for research and its value in the community.

What are the guidelines for nomination?

  • Nominees cannot be employed by UNMC or the University of Nebraska.
  • The nominator must be a UNMC faculty member.
  • Letters of support may come from UNMC faculty, alumni or students.

Submit nominations for consideration on or before Nov. 18 by completing the official nomination form. Nominations and questions should be emailed to James Geiger in the UNMC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.

The award will be presented at the annual Distinguished Scientist Award Ceremony.

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