Category: Awards

Michael Frank

Michael Frank earns early career award in cognitive science

by Alex Shashkevich on March 25, 2017 5:00 pm
MICHAEL FRANK, associate professor of psychology, was recently awarded the 2017 Early Career Impact Award for Cognitive Science Society by the Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences (FABBS). The annual award is presented to early career scientists of FABBS member societies “who have made major contributions to the sciences of mind, brain and… Read more Michael Frank earns early career award in cognitive science
Match Day

After years of preparation, Stanford medical students 'match' to residency programs

by Tracie White on March 21, 2017 3:14 pm
At 8:55 a.m., as NURIEL MOGHAVEM got up from his table to accept the sealed, red envelope with his future hidden inside, his two younger brothers punched him in the shoulder — for luck. The neurologist-in-training was, for the moment, at loose ends. “Oh yeah, now I’m nervous,” said Moghavem, taking deep breaths and staring… Read more After years of preparation, Stanford medical students 'match' to residency programs
SLAC award winners

Three SLAC employees awarded the lab's highest honor

by SLAC Communications on March 20, 2017 2:14 pm
Three employees of the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have been recognized with the lab’s highest honor ­– the SLAC Director’s Award. The award recognizes employees who achieve extraordinary results while modeling the lab’s values of excellence, integrity, creativity, collaboration and respect. This year’s recipients are staff scientist SILA KILICCOTE; JODI VERLEGER, interim… Read more Three SLAC employees awarded the lab's highest honor
Hazel Markus

Psychologist Hazel Markus named 2017 William James Fellow

by Milenko Martinovich on March 5, 2017 1:26 pm
HAZEL MARKUS, the Davis-Brack Professor in the Behavioral Sciences, was named a 2017 William James Fellow by the Association for Psychological Science (APS). The fellowship recognizes APS members “for their lifetime of significant intellectual contributions to the basic science of psychology.” Markus’ groundbreaking work in the study of the self is “considered by many to… Read more Psychologist Hazel Markus named 2017 William James Fellow
Guillermo Solano-Flores

Top education research organization honors GSE's Solano-Flores

by Brooke Donald on March 2, 2017 4:18 pm
Graduate School of Education Professor GUILLERMO SOLANO-FLORES, a leading expert in educational measurement and assessment, has been named a 2017 Fellow of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Solano-Flores is one of 14 top scholars to receive the honor this year. He joins 630 current Fellows, 23 of whom are at Stanford. “AERA Fellows exemplify… Read more Top education research organization honors GSE's Solano-Flores
Andrea Goldsmith

Three Stanford faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering

by Taylor Kubota on February 26, 2017 2:22 pm
Three Stanford faculty members have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). RODNEY EWING, professor of geological sciences; ANDREA GOLDSMITH, professor of electrical engineering; and LEONIDAS GUIBAS, professor of computer science, are among 84 new members joining the NAE this year. Election to the academy is among the highest professional distinctions in the… Read more Three Stanford faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering
Gabriel Carroll

Seven from Stanford are named 2017 Sloan Research Fellows

by Kate Chesley on February 21, 2017 3:50 pm
Seven faculty members from Stanford have been named 2017 Sloan Research Fellows. The fellowships, awarded yearly since 1955, honor those early-career scholars whose achievements mark them as the next generation of scientific leaders, according to the press release issued by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The seven Stanford recipients are among 126 U.S. and Canadian… Read more Seven from Stanford are named 2017 Sloan Research Fellows
Oval

Stanford 125 website recognized for excellence

by University Communications on February 13, 2017 1:02 pm
Stanford’s 125.STANFORD.EDU  website received a 2017 Gold Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s (CASE) Far West District. The anniversary website was created to help celebrate the 125th anniversary during the 2015-16 year of the university’s opening. The website highlighted Stanford historical themes dating back to the university’s founding, including a commitment… Read more Stanford 125 website recognized for excellence
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$10.5 million awarded to researchers to work on DNA encyclopedia

by Jeannie Dusheck on February 8, 2017 4:03 pm
The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) has awarded $10.5 million to five researchers at the School of Medicine to advance the work of the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements, or ENCODE. The goal of ENCODE is to build a comprehensive parts list of the human genome, including the parts that make up genes and the… Read more $10.5 million awarded to researchers to work on DNA encyclopedia
Rosa Bacchetta

Faculty members receive grants from state stem cell agency

by Krista Conger on February 7, 2017 2:40 pm
Three researchers from the School of Medicine have been awarded grants by the governing board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to promote the discovery of potential stem cell-based therapies. The awards were made as part of the state stem cell agency’s Quest program, which funds the discovery phase of research expected to advance… Read more Faculty members receive grants from state stem cell agency