[Coral-List] 2018 International Society for Reef Studies (ISRS) Awards and Honors

Kuffner, Ilsa ikuffner at usgs.gov
Thu Nov 16 17:00:28 EST 2017

Dear Coral-List and ISRS members,

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 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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