Research Announcements

Maurer Scientific Achievement Award

The Nebraska Coalition for Lifesaving Cures (NCLC) is soliciting nominations for the Dr. Harold M and Beverly Maurer Scientific Achievement Award.  The award was established by the NCLC Board to recognize a University of Nebraska Scientist or Clinician who shows special merit or promise in research topics or treatment areas that will lead to improvements in the health of Nebraskans and people around the world.  Nominees can be submitted on behalf of faculty from any University of Nebraska Campus.  The recipient will be selected by a committee of University of Nebraska Faculty and administrators and NCLC Board members.  This award will be presented at the NCLC Luncheon on Monday, April 29, 2019.  the criteria for the award are as follows:

  • Nominees should be mid-career, full-time faculty with demonstrated original research or clinical excellence.
  • The subject area of research or treatment is broad but should have the potential to lead to new lifesaving cures.
  • Evidence demonstrating research or clinical excellence may include, but is not limited to, publications, extramural funding, invited presentations at national or international meetings, participation in clinical trials, consulting on major government panels, serving as an integral member/leader of a team that is recognized as providing treatment at the forefront of a clinical area or other similar achievements.
  • Nominations may only be submitted by deans, chairs, section chief,s directors and other senior University of Nebraska leaders.
  • The recipient will be expected to attend the annual luncheon on April 29, 2019 to receive their award including a $10,000 check made payable to the winner’s laboratory.

Nominations should include a detailed letter from the nominator clearly describing the contributions and potential of the nominee’s work that leads to new lifesaving cures and a supporting letter from any individual who serves as a seconder of the nomination.  Include a current CV with the nomination.  Additional letters of recommendation or support are not requested and will not be considered by the committee.

Please submit nominations electronically as PDFs to:

Dr. James Turpen, Professor Emeritus
Selection Committee Chair
email

The deadline for receipt of nominations is February 22, 2019.

Call for Nominees for Community Service to Research Awards

The Community Service To Research Award recognizes a community member who has a demonstrated record of service to UNMC research. The Vice Chancellor for Research office is accepting nominations from UNMC faculty members for this award due December 1, 2014 (Call for Nominees Community Service Form 2014).

Community members serve an essential role in many aspects of UNMC research from translating research into the community, reviewing research protocols for relevance to the community, helping to develop new resources, and providing key insights on health problems so that they can be better studied or study results interpreted.  Individuals who have been helpful to UNMC research efforts in any or other roles are eligible for nomination. The award will be presented at the Distinguished Scientist Ceremony in 2015.

Send nomination materials to:  Pam Welch (pswelch@unmc.edu), Vice Chancellor for Research Office, 987878 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-7878.  Nominations are due December 1,

University-Wide Research & Teaching Awards- Call for Nominations

To stimulate more nominations the submission process has been shortened for the ORCA, IDEA, OTICA, and UDTA awards described below.

Submit nominations for all awards using the attached form to either the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs or the Vice Chancellor for Research by 9/20/13 as described below.  Nomination Form

A review committee will alert the final campus nominee(s) to complete and submit the entire packet for each award.

 

Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award (ORCA): http://www.nebraska.edu/recognition-and-awards/orca.html 

Nomination to: Vice Chancellor for Research Office (zip 7878) 

Nominations due : 9/20/13

Outside peer review letters due to the Provost Office 10/21/13

Full packet by 11/1/2013 to submit to the Provost 11/11/13

 

Innovation, Development, and Engagement Award (IDEA): see  http://www.nebraska.edu/recognition-and-awards/idea.html  for description of the award

Nomination to: Vice Chancellor for Research Office (zip 7878) 

Nominations due : 9/20/13

Full packet due 11/1/2013 to submit to the Provost by 11/11/13

 

Outstanding Teaching and Instructional Creativity Award (OTICA):   http://www.nebraska.edu/recognition-and-awards/otica.html 

Nomination to: Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Office (zip 7810) 

Nominations due : 9/20/13

Full packet due 11/1/2013 to submit to the Provost by 11/11/13

 

University-wide Departmental Teaching Award (UDTA) http://www.nebraska.edu/recognition-and-awards/udta.html 

Nomination to: Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Office (zip 7810) 

Nominations due : 9/20/13

Full packet due 11/1/2013 to submit to the Provost by 11/11/13

 

Dele Davies, MD,                                            Jennifer Larsen, MD, 

VC Academic Affairs                                       VC Research

 

Questions regarding OTICA or UDTA to: Dr. James Turpen, x94388

Questions regarding ORCA or IDEA to Pam Welch, x94837

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