About the Competition
The Distinguished Research Lectureship is among the highest honors bestowed by the faculty upon a faculty member at CU Boulder. Each year, the Research & Innovation Office requests nominations from faculty for this award, and a faculty review panel recommends one or more faculty members as recipients.
The lectureship honors a tenured faculty member, Research Professor (Associate or full) or Adjoint Professor who has been with CU Boulder for at least five years and is 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. Each recipient typically presents a lecture in the fall or spring following selection and receives a $2,000 honorarium.
The deadline for nominations for the 2021-22 Distingiushed Research Lectureship is Monday, May 24, 2021.
Nominees for the Distinguished Research Lectureship must be CU Boulder faculty members who are:
Any faculty member may nominate another faculty member by submitting to the Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation the appropriate supporting materials, including:
Basis of Awards
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.
116th and 117th Distinguished Research Lectureships
Kent Hutchison and Victor Bright have been recognized as the 116th and 117th Distinguished Research Lectureship honorees, respectively.
Professor Victor Bright's lecture will be scheduled in the fall. Please check back for more information soon.
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