[Coral-List] Approaching deadline for ISRS Awards and Honors!

Kuffner, Ilsa ikuffner at usgs.gov
Thu Dec 21 18:31:16 EST 2017

Coral-List and ISRS Members,

This is a reminder that the application packages for the 2018 awards are
due January 15!

On behalf of the International Society for Reef Studies (ISRS) awards
committee, I welcome you to help recognize and reward the scholarship of
your ISRS peers by nominating them for the following annual awards and

1. Young Scientist Award

2. Mid-Career Scientist Award

3. Eminence in Research Award

4. World Reef Award

5. ISRS Fellow

Please think of your well-deserving colleagues and submit a nomination by
the deadline of 15 January 2018. Eligibility details and nomination forms
for each award can be found at
http://coralreefs.org/society-awards-and-grants/awards-fellowships/. The
closing date for receipt of nominations for each award is 15 January 2018.

Nominations should be sent as a single .pdf or word file by email to the
secretary of the Society's awards committee, Dr. Ilsa B. Kuffner, at
ikuffner at usgs.gov. The file should be assembled and sent by the nominator,
and the file should be named AWARD_NOMINATOR_NOMINEE.

Please pay special attention to the award-eligibility criteria, and be
advised that all nominators, nominees, and those writing letters of support
must be current members of ISRS.

Thank you and good luck to those that participate in this year’s
Here is a list of our esteemed ISRS awardees to date:

Eminence in Research Award:
Brown, Barbara 2015
Fabricius, Katharina 2016
Willis, Bette         2016
Hoegh-Guldberg, Ove 2017
McClanahan, Timothy 2017
Mid-Career Award:
Mumby, Peter 2015
Grottoli, Andrea       2016
Morgan Pratchett 2017
World Reef Award:
Mangubhai, Sangeeta 2016
Alvarez-Filip, Lorenzo 2017
Maina Mbui, Joseph 2017
Young Scientist Award:
Muller, Erinn 2015
Emily Darling 2017
ISRS Fellows include all those above plus:
Baird, Andrew         2015
Pandolfi, John         2015
Van Woesik, Robert 2015
Hixon, Mark         2016
Ormond, Rupert 2016
Schoenberg, Christine 2017
Stoddart, David Past ISRS President (1980-1982)
Macintyre, Ian Past ISRS President (1983-1986)
Birkeland, Charles Past ISRS President (1987-1989)
Sale, Peter Past ISRS President (1990-1992)
Salvat, Bernard Past ISRS President (1992-1994)
Ogden, John Past ISRS President (1995-1998)
Done, Terence Past ISRS President (1999-2002)
Polunin, Nicholas Past ISRS President (2003-2006)
Aronson, Richard Past ISRS President (2007-2010)
Richmond, Robert Past ISRS President (2011-2014)

Ilsa B. Kuffner, Ph.D.
U.S. Geological Survey
St. Petersburg Coastal & Marine Science Center
600 4th Street South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Email: ikuffner at usgs.gov
Tel: (727) 502-8048
Fax: (727) 502-8001

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