Seventy-five distinguished scientists receive accolades from groups representing their disciplines within the American Geophysical Union, the world’s largest Earth and space science society.
Six tactics given below can counteract unconscious biases that unbeknownst to us, influence decisions such as whom we nominate and choose for honors and recognition.
Progress includes a new medal focused on developing nations, two Africa awards, and a significant rise in women and international members becoming AGU Fellows, honors nominees, and honorees.
Nominations for the new medal, which recognizes research in developing countries, will open 15 January 2017.
The American Geophysical Union has chosen 60 new Fellows and will honor them at the upcoming 2016 Fall Meeting in San Francisco, Calif.
The world's largest organization of Earth and space scientists honors 32 exceptional scientists and journalists.
The American Geophysical Union recognizes outstanding scientists in Earth and space sciences ranging from biogeosciences to space physics to volcanology.
AGU section and focus group awards and named lectures recognize some of the most innovative minds in their fields.