Universities Research Association

Fermilab and the Universities Research Association invite submissions for the annual URA Thesis Award competition. Nominations must be submitted to Chris Stoughton (stoughto@fnal.gov)  by Friday, March 20, and should include two letters supporting the merits of the thesis being nominated. At least one letter should be from a member of the thesis committee of the PhD granting institution and, for work carried out in collaboration with Fermilab scientists, at least one of the letters should come from one of those…

DESCRIPTION Universities Research Association, Inc. (URA) makes an award for outstanding work conducted by an early career researcher at Fermilab or benefiting the Fermilab scientific program. The award is presented during the annual Users Meeting held at Fermilab in June. ELIGIBILITY All Ph.D. researchers at Fermilab or URA member institutions, who are within six years of their initial appointment to a tenure-track or a Fermilab tenure-track equivalent position* as of the nomination deadline are eligible. Career breaks and time spent…

The Universities Research Association announces an opportunity for the spring 2020 award cycle under its Visiting Scholars Program. Proposals for this cycle are due Monday, Feb. 24, and awards are anticipated to be announced at the end of March. Individual proposals may be submitted by researchers who are faculty, postdocs or graduate students at URA member universities. Researchers are defined as graduate students, postdocs or faculty doing research in areas such as high-energy physics experiments, astrophysics, theory, accelerator physics, engineering,…

Description: Universities Research Association Inc. (URA) will make an award for outstanding work conducted by a postdoctoral research fellow at Fermilab or in collaboration with Fermilab scientists. Alvin Tollestrup will present the award during the 2019 Annual Users Meeting. Eligibility: All Ph.D. researchers in nontenure track or nontenure track-equivalent positions at Fermilab or URA member institutions, or institutions collaborating in Fermilab projects, who are within six years of the receipt of their Ph.D. (as of the nomination deadline) are eligible….

DESCRIPTION Universities Research Association, Inc. (URA) makes an award for outstanding work conducted by an early career researcher at Fermilab or benefiting the Fermilab scientific program. The award is presented during the annual Users Meeting held at Fermilab in June. ELIGIBILITY All Ph.D. researchers at Fermilab or URA member institutions, who are within six years of their initial appointment to a tenure-track or a Fermilab tenure-track equivalent position* as of the nomination deadline are eligible. Career breaks and time spent…

Universities Research Association Inc. (URA) has announced a deadline of Monday, Feb. 25, for the submission of applications for the spring 2019 cycle of awards in the URA Visiting Scholars Program (VSP). Applications must be submitted online at the URA Visiting Scholars Program website. To register, please visit the VSP site. Applicants will be asked to provide a username and email address. A registration confirmation and password will be sent to the email address submitted, providing access to the URA…

Fermilab and the Universities Research Association invite submissions for the annual URA Thesis Award competition. Nominations must be submitted to Chris Stoughton by Friday, March 15, and should include two letters supporting the merits of the thesis being nominated. At least one letter should be from a member of the thesis committee of the PhD granting institution and, for work carried out in collaboration with Fermilab scientists, at least one of the letters should come from one of those scientists….

Ted Wackler, deputy executive director, most recently served at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy in several senior roles, including chief of staff and acting director. He provided direction on the full spectrum of national-level science and technology policy activities. Ian Anderson, director of the new URA Sandia Site Office in Albuquerque, New Mexico, was most recently director of the University Partnerships and Graduate Education Programs at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and previously associate laboratory director for neutron sciences.