The North American Chemical Residue Workshop Excellence Award was established in 2015. This annual award will allow NACRW to recognize achievement relevant to the field of chemical residue analysis. In addition, this award will help solidify NACRW as a scientific community with reach beyond the workshop itself. As well, this award can help to attract top scientists from around the world into the NACRW community.
Purpose: To recognize scientists who have made impactful contributions in separation science techniques relevant to chemical residue analysis.
Eligibility: The NACRW Excellence Award is given to a scientist responsible for important contributions to chemical residue analysis. Contributions can be in the form of lifetime achievement, specific technique or methodology development or impact of research findings.
Availability: Nominations will be accepted from December 7th, 2016 through March 31st, 2017. Access the online nomination form here - Submit your award submission.
Selection Criteria: The most important factor is a technique’s scientific impact to the chemical residue community. However, all of the following can be considered:
- Scientific achievements including milestone discoveries
- Highly influential publications
- Significance of the research findings
- Scientific leadership
- Lifetime contributions
The Award: The award will consist of the following:
Awardee Selection: NACRW Excellence Award committee is responsible for selection of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd candidates for the Award from all those nominated. The final choice will be made by the FLAG Works Board from the three candidates selected by the Awards committee. This committee consists of one committee head who is the Chair of the Organizing Committee (OC), Kelly Dorweiler, and at least six volunteer members from the OC, 2017: Brad Barrett, Katherine Carlos, Julie Kowalski, Steven Moser, Alex Pavkovich, and Joni Stevens.
- Physical Award provided by FLAG Works, Inc.
- Honorarium of $4,000 (USD) provided by FLAG Works, Inc.
- Free NACRW registration (award year) provided by FLAG Works, Inc.
- Award and Oral Presentation by Awardee in NACRW program (award year)
If you have any questions, please contact Kelly Dorweiler (Kelly.Dorweiler@genmills.com).
Click Here to submit an Award Nomination.