The 105th Distinguished Research Lectureship was awarded to Professor Brian Toon of the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences and the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics. The lecture, "Dead Dinosaurs & Nuclear Wars," was held on Friday, October 18 in Chem 140. >> More info
The Distinguished Research Lectureship is among the highest honors bestowed by the faculty upon a faculty member at CU-Boulder. Each year, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research requests nominations from faculty for this award, and a faculty review panel recommends one faculty member as a recipient. Nominations for the 2014 Distinguished Research Lecturer are due by 5:00 p.m. on February 12, 2014.
The lectureship honors a tenured faculty member widely recognized for a distinguished body of academic or creative achievement and prominence, as well as contributions to the educational and service missions of CU-Boulder.
Normally, one Distinguished Research Lectureship is awarded each year. The recipient presents a lecture in the fall or spring following selection and receives a $2,000 honorarium.
Nominees for the Distinguished Research Lectureship must be CU-Boulder faculty members who are:
Any faculty member may nominate another member by submitting to the Vice Chancellor for Research the appropriate supporting materials, including:
The selection of the Distinguished Research Lecturer is based on the research and creative record of the nominee as presented in the nomination application and as recognized by experts in the field.
Submit nominations to:
Vice Chancellor for Research Stein Sture
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