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Request for proposals to host the 2015 Sandra K. Abell Institute for Doctoral Students (SKAIDS)

Reports on each of the three previous institutes are also attached and are referred to in the request for proposals. We strongly encourage applications from groups and organizations with the capacity required to host such an event. Proposals are due by August 31, 2014.

We look forward to receiving strong proposals for this important function of our organization.

Maria Varelas and Jomo Mutegi
Co-Chairs of the NARST Research Committee





2015 Annual International Conference Call for Proposals
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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 bill.cobern@wmich.edu 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)





NARST 2015 Outstanding Doctoral Research Award

The NARST Outstanding Doctoral Research Award Selection Committee invites all current NARST members who completed a dissertation within the 15 months prior to September 15, 2014 to submit an expanded ten-page abstract to the committee for consideration for the 2015 NARST Outstanding Doctoral Research Award. Click here for more....





STEM Coalition letter to President Obamaclick here for full details.




 

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