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NARST: A Worldwide Organization for Improving Science Teaching and Learning Through Research. Since its inception in 1928, NARST has promoted research in science education and the communication of knowledge generated by the research. The ultimate goal of NARST is to help all learners achieve science literacy.


Call for Applications for Graduate Student Ex-Officio Board Member
Greetings NARST Colleagues
We are pleased to announce the Call for Applications for Graduate Student Ex-Officio Board Member. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. EST, Jan. 7, 2015. Graduate student applicants must be current NARST members. The complete application is attached and can be found under Announcements on the NARST website. For more information on the position click here.

International Committeee Scholarships Available
The NARST INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE provides travel scholarships to international graduate students and early career faculty or researchers with financial assistance to travel to and participate in the 2015 annual NARST conference. The announcement has posted on the NARST website. The deadline for this application is December 17, 2014.

Proposal Submission closed.

NARST 2015 Early Career Research Award - First Call
The NARST Early Career Research Award acknowledges contributions to science education through research by individuals during the five years immediately following receipt of the doctoral degree. To qualify for the award this year, the nominee must have received the doctoral degree on or after January 1, 2009. All NARST members are encouraged to consider nominating an eligible and deserving early career member. Self-nominations are not accepted.

Nominations for the award must be accompanied by the following supporting material:

a) A letter of nomination that discusses the nominees impact on the field;

b) The nominees vita;

c) A two-page summary of the nominees research interests, prepared by the nominee;

d) Three of the nominees best papers; and

e) Two additional letters of support to be sent separately. The supporting letters need to discuss the context and significance of the nominee's scholarship so that the accomplishments shown on the nominee's vita may be better understood.

Nomination materials should be received by the Committee Chair, Bill Cobern at no later than November 15, 2014.

All nomination packages and materials should be sent electronically in PDF format.

Bill Cobern (Chair)
Thomas Trotter (Co-Chair)

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