UNCG Campus Weekly

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Reseach Excellence Awards deadline extension

The deadline for the 2011-2012 Research Excellence Awards for has been extended to April 10.

Up to two Research Excellence Awards may be given each year based on 1) the importance of the research contributions to the field, 2) the originality of thought, 3) the execution of the research, and 4) the pattern of the nominee’s research productivity. The Junior Research Excellence Award is for a scholar at the rank of assistant or associate professor and a cash honorarium of $4,500 accompanies the award. The award will be based primarily on work done at UNCG during the past five years. The Senior Research Excellence Award is for a scholar at the rank of professor and a cash honorarium of $7,500 accompanies the award. The award will be made on the basis of the nominee’s research career, with particular emphasis placed on work done in the last five years.

A link to the nomination form, procedures for screening and selection, and nomination and selection criteria may be found at www.uncg.edu/rsh/researchexcellence.html. For information, contact the Office of Research and Economic Development at 256-0426.