Carl G. Hartman Award
The Society's highest award is given in recognition of a research career and scholarly activities in the field of reproductive biology. The nominee must be living at the time of the nomination deadline; however, the nominee does not have to be a member of the Society.
The 2015 Carl G. Hartman Award is supported by a grant from Cook Medical.
- Pioneered in the development of novel and significant areas of knowledge.
- Developed new knowledge in a creative manner and with independent insight.
- Created new knowledge to expand the understanding of reproductive biology and/or extended the application of knowledge to technology.
- Experimental Practices
- Developed creative and innovative hypotheses during research.
- Developed new and superior experimental methodologies.
- Formulated experimental designs that enabled the derivation of unambiguous conclusions.
- Conveyed research results to the scientific community with clarity through timely presentation at scientific meetings and by publication in high-quality journals.
- Provided essential contributions in team research endeavors.
- Recognized as an innovator and scholar by peers as evidenced by other scientific awards and invitations to participate in scholarly activities, such as symposia.
- Shared research experience willingly and unselfishly with the scientific community through activities, such as providing expert advice, sharing new techniques, or providing unique reagents.
- Other activities—Through leadership and innovation, provided significant contributions to reproductive biology in one or more of the following activities:
- Instruction of graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, or interns.
- Application of experimental results to the benefit of society.
- Administration or management in universities, government, industry, or other organizations.
- Membership with active participation in professional societies and their activities (see SSR's Service List).
- Participation in regional, national or international review or advisory committees and panels.
- Editorships and other activities related to scholarly publications.
Submit a Nomination
Current Regular and Emeritus members of the Society may nominate an individual for the Hartman Award. To submit a nomination, send an abbreviated version of the nominee's curriculum vitae consisting of:
- professional positions held,
- honors received,
- special appointments,
- peer-reviewed papers published, and
- the most recent five review articles published.
These documents should be sent by e-mail and be accompanied by:
- a letter of nomination and
- two supporting letters from other individuals.
Send nominating materials by 3 November 2014 to:
Jennifer Wood, Chair
SSR Awards Committee
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