Category: Awards

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2019 TomKat Center Postdoctoral Fellows announced

by TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy on October 14, 2019 5:00 pm
Stanford’s energy research community is welcoming four new researchers as TomKat Center Postdoctoral Fellows in Sustainable Energy. This global competition awards two years of funding to support early-career researchers working on sustainable energy and its intersection with food, water, transportation, human health and the environment. The fellows were selected based on their academic and research excellence,… Read more 2019 TomKat Center Postdoctoral Fellows announced
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Chinese Railroad Workers Project exhibit honored by California Preservation Foundation

by Melissa De Witte on October 13, 2019 11:54 am
A traveling historical and photographic exhibit sponsored by the Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project at Stanford, “Chinese Workers and the Railroad Traveling Exhibit,” has won two awards from the California Preservation Foundation: the 2019 Preservation Design Award in the Interpretive Exhibits category and a Trustees Award for Excellence. The exhibit commemorated the 150th… Read more Chinese Railroad Workers Project exhibit honored by California Preservation Foundation
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Stanford Medicine recognized for supporting physician wellness

by Julie Grecius on October 9, 2019 3:43 pm
Changing the culture that has led to a national epidemic of physician burnout doesn’t happen overnight. But efforts at Stanford Medicine — which have grown to include departmental and organizational initiatives, ongoing assessment tools, and engagement and accountability at the highest levels — are gradually beginning to take hold and helping to advance the cause.… Read more Stanford Medicine recognized for supporting physician wellness
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Historian Priya Satia wins AHA’s prize for best book in world history

by Stanford News Service on October 8, 2019 2:03 pm
PRIYA SATIA, the Raymond A. Spruance Professor of International History, has been awarded the American Historical Association’s Jerry Bentley Prize for best book in world history for Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution. The prize, established in 2014, honors the contributions to world history of the late University of Hawaii historian… Read more Historian Priya Satia wins AHA’s prize for best book in world history

Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute announces third round of seed grants

by Nathan Collins on October 6, 2019 11:00 am
The Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute has announced its third round of seed grants to six interdisciplinary teams of researchers who collectively span departments from neurosurgery to music. First awarded in 2015, the seed grants go to teams whose members bring together varied approaches and methods to the table to solve problems related to neuroscience. The… Read more Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute announces third round of seed grants

Sixteen Stanford graduate students have been named Siebel Scholars

by Alex Kekauoha on October 3, 2019 5:00 pm
Sixteen Stanford graduate students are among this year’s recipients of the Siebel Scholars award. The scholarship is awarded annually by the Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation in Redwood City. Now in its 19th year, the award this year recognizes 93 exceptional graduate students at leading schools of business, computer science, bioengineering and energy science. Deans… Read more Sixteen Stanford graduate students have been named Siebel Scholars
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Monika Schleier-Smith and Stanley Qi named ‘Scientists to Watch’

by Ker Than on October 2, 2019 6:15 am
MONIKA SCHLEIER-SMITH and STANLEY QI have been selected for Science News’ 2019 SN 10: Scientists to Watch list. Each scientist included in the SN 10 was nominated by a Nobel laureate or recently elected member of the National Academy of Sciences. All are age 40 or under and were selected by the Science News staff… Read more Monika Schleier-Smith and Stanley Qi named ‘Scientists to Watch’
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Twenty-four Stanford doctoral students have been named DARE fellows

by Alex Kekauoha on September 29, 2019 11:02 am
The Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education has announced the newest cohort of the Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence (DARE) Doctoral Fellowship Program. The two dozen Stanford PhD students represent a wide-range of academic disciplines, from aeronautics and immunology to literature and anthropology. The program, which was launched in 2008, prepares students from diverse… Read more Twenty-four Stanford doctoral students have been named DARE fellows
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Philip Pizzo recognized with the John Stearns Medal for contributions to clinical practice

by Stanford News Service on September 26, 2019 2:14 pm
PHILIP PIZZO, the David and Susan Heckerman Professor and professor of microbiology and immunology, former Medical School dean and founding director of the Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute, will receive the John Stearns Medal for Distinguished Contributions in Clinical Practice for his dedication to the diagnosis, management, prevention and treatment of childhood cancers and the infectious… Read more Philip Pizzo recognized with the John Stearns Medal for contributions to clinical practice

Jonathan Gienapp receives Best Book in American Political Thought award

by Stanford News Service on September 25, 2019 2:44 pm
JONATHAN GIENAPP, assistant professor of history, has been awarded the Best Book in American Political Thought award for his book, The Second Creation: Fixing the American Constitution in the Founding Era. The award was presented at the recent annual meeting of the American Political Science Association in Washington, D.C. In that book, Gienapp analyzed debates… Read more Jonathan Gienapp receives Best Book in American Political Thought award