Nobel Prize for the Economics of Innovation and Climate Change Stirs Controversy
This year's prize for economics has sparked a rarer controversy. Some economists argue one winner's work is wrongheaded and has compromised humanity's ability to deal with the existential threat of climate change.
The Scientific Prize Network Predicts Who Pushes the Boundaries of Science
Using comprehensive new data on prizes and prizewinners worldwide and across disciplines, this study examines the growth dynamics and interlocking relationships found in the worldwide scientific prize network.
Bell Burnell: Physics Star Gives Away GBP2.3M Prize
One of the UK's leading female astronomers is to donate her GBP2.3M winnings from a major science prize she was awarded. The sum will go to fund women, under-represented ethnic minority and refugee students to become physics researchers.
Publons’ ECR Reviewer Choice Award celebrates early-career researchers' exceptional contribution to peer review, recognizing an individual who has been influential in the realm of peer review or has significantly contributed to improving the system.
The “Alexander Friedrich Schläfli Prize” of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) is one of the oldest prizes in Switzerland. Since the first awarding in 1866, 108 young talents in different natural science disciplines have been distinguished.
An Empirical Study of the per Capita Yield of Science Nobel Prizes: Is the US Era Coming to an End?
For the USA, the entire history of science Noble prizes is described on a per capita basis to an astonishing accuracy by a single large productivity boost decaying at a continuously accelerating rate since its peak in 1972.
Nominate for the Royal Society's Medals and Awards
The majority of nominations for the Royal Society's medals and awards can be made using the online nomination system. All guidance include how to complete the nomination form can be read on the guidance notes which include full information about all the awards.
The Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives awards a fellowship each year either to an unconventional technology expert early in his/her career, or a scholar or activist working at the intersection of humanities, social sciences and technology studies or technological solutions.
U.S. Trio Win Nobel for Finding Einstein's Gravitational Waves
Three U.S. scientists won the 2017 Nobel prize for physics on Tuesday for opening up a new era of astronomy by detecting gravitational waves, ripples in space and time foreseen by Albert Einstein a century ago.