Humanities and Social Sciences

Achievement Awards - AVRO Foundation for Eye Research (AFER) - Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (AVRO)

The ARVO Achievement Awards are a prestigious honor, recognizing individuals for their exceptional contributions to ophthalmology and visual science.

  • Proctor Award - this award honors outstanding research in the basic or clinical sciences as applied to ophthalmology
  • Friedenwald Award - this award honors outstanding research in the basic or clinical sciences as applied to ophthalmology.
  • Mildred Weisenfeld Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology - This award is presented to an individual in recognition of distinguished scholarly contributions to the clinical practice of ophthalmology.
  • Cogan Award - This award is intended to recognize a young researcher, 45 years of age or younger at the time of application deadline, who has made important and worthwhile contributions to research in ophthalmology or visual science that are directly related to disorders of the human eye or visual system, and who shows substantial promise for future contributions.
  • Kupfer Award - The award honors those who have demonstrated distinguished public service with national or global impact, on behalf of eye and vision research.
Value of Award

Recipients for most awards receive a plaque which is presented at the ARVO Annual Meeting, complimentary registration, hotel, travel and per diem.

Eligibility requirements Open to all members of the vision research community, nominations of diverse candidates are encouraged.
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March 1, 2024

Website https://www.arvo.org/awards-grants-and-fellowships/arvo-achievement-awards/

Ida B. Wells-Troy Duster Award - Section on Science, Knowledge and Technology - American Sociological Association (ASA)

The Science, Knowledge, and Technology Section invites nominations for written scholarship that develops understanding of Black, African American, or Indigenous intersections with science, knowledge, and technology in the spirit of anti-racism. Priority will be given to work that, in the tradition of both Wells and Duster, involves pioneering investigation of neglected areas of social injustice.

Value of Award

$500 USD. The award will come with membership in ASA and the SKAT section if the selected recipient is not currently a member.

Eligibility requirements

Eligible works include work in progress and published articles and chapters of no more than 10,000 words. While this is not a book award, single chapters of a monograph or in an edited volume may be considered. The published works must have publication dates of no more than two years prior to award year (2022 for the 2024 award).

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Deadline

March 15, 2024

Website

https://www.asanet.org/communities-and-sections/sections/section-award-nomination-calls/