AAAS Invites Nominations for the AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science

Do you know an early-career scientist or engineer whose efforts to engage the public with science and technology are worthy of recognition? Nominations are invited now through October 15 for the 2011 AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science. The award specifically focuses on recognizing individual scientists for their public engagement activities that promote interactive dialogue with a non-scientific, public audience.

Student Events at ESA 2011

Hello ESA Students!

We would like to highlight for you all student-oriented events to be held next week at the ESA annual meeting in Austin, Texas!

Monday, August 8, 2011
Student Orientation. 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM. Convention Center 7. Lunch provided! (Space may be limited)

Student Mixer. 6:30 - 8:00 PM. Convention Center Ballroom C. Food and drinks (*ticketed*)

Student Night Out. 8:00 PM till late. Head out post-mixer with fellow students to local bars.


2011 ESA-Aquatic Ecology Section Awards

Check out these 3 awards from the Aquatic Ecology Section that are open to students. Applications/nominations for 2011 awards due June 1, 2011.

1) Thomas M. Frost Award for Excellence in Graduate Research

2011 ESA-Plant Population Ecology Student Travel Awards

The ESA-PPE provides funds each year for students to travel to the national meeting. The student must:

  1. be the presenter/first author of a talk or poster at the meeting and
  2. be a member of the section (if you are not sure whether you are up to date with the section dues, please contact membership(at)

2011 Billings and New Phytologist Poster Awards

Two separate awards, the Billings Award and the New Phytologist Poster Award recognize significant advancements in physiological ecology. Entrants are judged on the rigor, creativity, importance, and quality of presentation of the research. Applications are due June 1, 2011.

The W.D. and S.M. Billings award is made to the graduate student whose oral presentation at the

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