Awards

Maclean Observatory

Foundation Innovation Awards

We award two faculty or staff members annually for contribution to innovation and/or the commercialization of ideas that impact and benefit the public’s well-being. We consider innovation to be all forms of discovery, creation and production of inventive and progressive ideas, methods, and products that promote society’s growth.

Our categories for the two awards are the Early Career Innovator Award and the Established Innovator Award.

The recipients will be recognized at the Honor the Best Ceremony and receive $5000 for their work.

Read the details on the Foundation Innovation Awards.

Neuroscience Researchers

Research and Innovation Leadership Fellows Program

An opportunity for a selected faculty member to gain experience toward a potential career path in research administration. This is a six month appointment for an equivalent of one day per week (20% effort).

Read more about the leadership program.

CABNR Researchers

Outstanding Researcher Awards

We award one faculty member annually for a distinguished record in research or creative activities. We require that the faculty member has contributed a meaningful amount of their work while a member of our University.

The recipient will be recognized at the Honor the Best Ceremony and receive $5000 for their work.

Find more info on the Outstanding Researcher Award.

Neuroscience Researchers

Regents' Awards for Research

Nominations for the three annual Regents’ awards for research are reviewed through our office. Any NSHE employee or student can nominate faculty members for the campus selection process.

  • Regents’ Researcher of the Year Award — $5000 for a distinguished record in research
  • Regents’ Creative Activities Award — $5000 for a distinguished record in creative activities
  • Regents’ Rising Researcher of the Year Award — $2000 for early-career accomplishments

Review the nomination criteria.