TEENS CLAIM TOP PRIZES IN 2011 SIEMENS COMPETITION IN MATH, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FOR DESIGNING NANOPARTICLE TO FIGHT CANCER AND APPLYING GAMING TECHNOLOGY TO HUMAN HEALTH
$100,000 Winners of Nation's Premier Science Research Competition for High School Students Announced at The George Washington University
Angela Zhang of Cupertino, California, Wins $100,000 Individual Prize; Ziyuan Liu and Cassee Cain of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Win $100,000 Team Prize
WASHINGTON, DC, December 5, 2011 – The year's highest science honor for high school students was awarded today to biochemistry research on cancer stem cells and an innovative use of gaming technology in the area of leg injuries and prosthetics in the 2011 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, America's premier science research competition for high school students.
Nominations Are Now Open for the 2012 Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award!
The Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award is awarded annually for an outstanding contribution to any area of science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). The recipient of the award is expected to spend a proportion of the grant on implementing a project to raise the profile of women in STEM in their host institution and/or field of expertise in the UK.
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/ Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) FY 2012 Phase I (Release 2)
DESCRIPTION: Grants to stimulate technological innovation in the private sector by strengthening the role of small business concerns, especially those engaged in biological and chemical technologies, education applications, electronics, information, and communication technologies, and nanotechnology, advanced materials, and manufacturing.
L'Oreal USA Fellowships for Women In Science - Nomination Deadline 12/15/11
The L'Oréal USA Fellowships for Women in Science program is a national awards program that annually recognizes and rewards five U.S.-based women researchers at the beginning of their scientific careers. Recipients receive up to $60,000 each that they must put towards their postdoctoral research.