[MARMAM] American Society of Mammalogists student honoraria

Joy Lapseritis joyous at whoi.edu
Mon Feb 6 11:48:26 PST 2006


Attention Graduate Students:
The American Society of Mammalogists (ASM) encourages graduate students to
submit a manuscript to their competition for three student honoraria, the
Anna M. Jackson, Elmer C. Burney, and A. Brazier Howell awards, to be
awarded at the 2006 annual meeting of the Society in Amherst, MA, USA.  The
competition is open to all student members of the American Society of
Mammalogists, a long standing society organized to promote the study of
mammals.  ASM has an international membership and encourages students
internationally to join the Society and enter the competition.  To become a
member of the Society visit the ASM membership page at
http://www.mammalsociety.org/membership/index.html
Participants must not have received their Ph.D. before September 2006 and
must not have received a previous honorarium from ASM.  Each award carries
an honoraria of $750. Honoraria will be awarded based on originality,
quality, and written presentation of the research.
            Applicants should submit a manuscript on their current research
written in the format of an article for the Journal of Mammalogy (please
consult the journal webpage for style:
http://www.asmjournals.org/perlserv/?request=index-html).  Manuscripts must
be single-authored and should not exceed 12 double spaced pages of text in
length (not including figures, tables, and references). Authors must submit
either pdf or Word files.  No other formats will be accepted.  Electronic
submissions should be sent to http://www.mammalsociety.org/applications/
before 15 February 2006.  Questions should be directed to Virginia Hayssen,
Biology Department, Smith College, Northampton, MA  01063 [413 585 3856].
Papers that do not meet the above requirements or are received after the
deadline will not be considered.  Applicants will be notified of award
recipients around 15 March 2006.
            Winners of honoraria will be invited to present their research
at the Plenary Session of the ASM annual meeting.  These platform
presentations will be 15 min in length (12 min for the presentation, 3 min
for questions).  Regardless of the outcome of the competition, applicants
intending to present a paper at the meeting must submit the usual abstract
and pre-registration material to the local committee before their deadline.
Details regarding the meeting can be found at
http://www.asm06.org/index.htm.

Attention Undergraduate Students:
The American Society of Mammalogists (ASM) encourages undergraduate students
to apply for the American Society of Mammalogists Undergraduate Student
Research Awards to be presented at the 2006 annual meeting of the Society in
Amherst, MA, USA .  The competition is open to all student members of the
American Society of Mammalogists, a long standing society organized to
promote the study of mammals.  ASM has an international membership and
encourages students internationally to join the Society and enter the
competition. ASM student members currently enrolled in an undergraduate
program who will not graduate before May 2006 and who have not received a
previous Undergraduate Award from ASM are eligible to apply.  Three awards
of $400 are available for winners of the competition.  The Honoraria
Committee will review applications and select award recipients on the basis
of the originality and quality of research and the student's curriculum
vitae. To become a member of the Society visit the ASM membership page at
http://www.mammalsociety.org/membership/index.html
            Students applying for the awards also must present an oral or
poster presentation at the Annual Meeting. Applicants should submit an
abstract for an oral or poster presentation, a 1-page summary of the
research project, a curriculum vitae, and a letter from their research
advisor. Authors must submit either pdf or Word files.  No other formats
will be accepted.  Electronic submissions should be sent to
http://www.mammalsociety.org/applications/ before 15 February 2006.  The
advisor's letter must be submitted separately from the student's material.
Applicants should also submit their abstract and pre-registration material
to the local organizing committee before their deadline, see the ASM website
for referral to the local committee¹s webpage http://www.mammalsociety.org/.
Packets that do not meet the above requirements or are received after the
deadline will not be considered.  Applicants will be notified of award
recipients around 15 March 2006.  Questions should be directed to Virginia
Hayssen, Biology Department, Smith College, Northampton, MA  01063 [413 585
3856]. Details regarding the meeting can be found at
http://www.asm06.org/index.htm.
  
Respectfully submitted,

Joy M. Lapseritis
MIT/WHOI Joint Program
Biology Department
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
MS #32, 45 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA 02543 USA
joyous at whoi.edu 
508.289.3212 






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