Category: Awards

Alexandra Konings

Stanford Earth's Alexandra Konings receives NSF CAREER Award

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on February 18, 2020 3:38 pm
ALEXANDRA KONINGS, assistant professor of Earth system science, recently received a 2020 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award. The grant supports early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. Konings leads the Remote Sensing Ecohydrology Group… Read more Stanford Earth's Alexandra Konings receives NSF CAREER Award
clinical research award winners

Three Stanford-led teams receive Top 10 clinical research awards

by Stanford Medicine Communications on February 16, 2020 11:21 am
Three research teams led by Stanford Medicine investigators will be honored April 14 with a 2020 Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Award at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The awards honor groundbreaking clinical research studies published in peer-reviewed journals in 2019. Stanford’s three award-winning papers are: “Sustained Outcomes in Oral Immunotherapy for Peanut Allergy (POISED… Read more Three Stanford-led teams receive Top 10 clinical research awards
Douglas Stanford

Ten Stanford faculty members named 2020 Sloan Research Fellows

by Taylor Kubota on February 12, 2020 2:06 pm
Ten faculty members from Stanford have been named 2020 Sloan Research Fellows. The fellowships honor early-career scholars whose “creativity, leadership and independent research achievements make them some of the most promising researchers working today,” according to the press release issued by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Since the first Sloan Research Fellowships were awarded in… Read more Ten Stanford faculty members named 2020 Sloan Research Fellows
Gretchen Daily

Gretchen Daily recognized for pioneering natural capital science

by Natural Capital Project staff on January 27, 2020 12:58 pm
Stanford Natural Capital Project co-founder GRETCHEN DAILY, Bing Professor in Environmental Science, has been awarded the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement for illuminating and quantifying the economic value of natural environment. The Tyler Prize “recognizes individuals who have contributed in an outstanding manner to the scientific knowledge and public leadership to preserve and enhance the… Read more Gretchen Daily recognized for pioneering natural capital science
Michael Frank

Michael Frank recognized with Troland Research Award for early language learning research

by Melissa De Witte on January 23, 2020 3:57 pm
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has recognized MICHAEL FRANK, associate professor of psychology, with a 2020 Troland Research Award. Frank is being honored for his pioneering studies into children’s early language learning, specifically his contributions to advancing the understanding of how children use social context to acquire language. Two Troland Research Awards of $75,000… Read more Michael Frank recognized with Troland Research Award for early language learning research
Bertozzi

Carolyn Bertozzi has been awarded the John J. Carty Award

by Ker Than on January 22, 2020 3:27 pm
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has presented its 2020 John J. Carty Award for the Advancement of Science to Stanford chemistry professor CAROLYN BERTOZZI for her invention of bioorthogonal chemistry. “Bioorthogonal chemistry” is the name Bertozzi coined for chemical reactions that can take place within living cells and organisms. These reactions can be used… Read more Carolyn Bertozzi has been awarded the John J. Carty Award
Sam Wineburg

Graduate School of Education researchers recognized by American Historical Association

by Graduate School of Education Communications on January 20, 2020 11:18 am
The American Historical Association has presented its annual award for the best article in a journal, magazine or other serial on teaching history to three researchers from the Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) at the Graduate School of Education (GSE). SAM WINEBURG, MARK SMITH, PhD ’14, and JOEL BREAKSTONE, PhD ’13, received the William and… Read more Graduate School of Education researchers recognized by American Historical Association
Thomas Mullaney

Historian Thomas Mullaney appointed Library of Congress fellow

by Sandra Feder on January 16, 2020 3:09 pm
Professor of Chinese history THOMAS MULLANEY has been awarded a prominent fellowship at the Library of Congress. Beginning in spring 2021, Mullaney will be in residence at the John W. Kluge Center in Washington, D.C., as the 2020–21 Kluge Chair in Technology and Society. During his fellowship, Mullaney will focus on three areas: asymmetries in… Read more Historian Thomas Mullaney appointed Library of Congress fellow
Catarina Macario

Soccer star Catarina Macario again wins Hermann Trophy

by Stanford Athletics on January 6, 2020 4:44 pm
Junior CATARINA MACARIO has become the fifth woman in history to win the Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy twice in a row as the nation’s top collegiate woman soccer player. The MAC Hermann Trophy, a 10-pound crystal soccer ball awarded annually since 1967, honors the United Soccer Coaches National Players of the Year in NCAA… Read more Soccer star Catarina Macario again wins Hermann Trophy
Amir-Abou Jaoude

Ten seniors awarded Hume Humanities Honors Fellowships

by Robert Cable on December 15, 2019 9:52 am
The Stanford Humanities Center welcomes a new cohort of undergraduates who have been awarded Hume Humanities Honors Fellowships for the 2019-20 academic year. Each of the students was selected through nominations by faculty advisors and is writing an honors thesis in one of Stanford’s humanities departments. Their research topics include the 1857 revolt in India… Read more Ten seniors awarded Hume Humanities Honors Fellowships