A salute to UIC scientists
Researcher of the Year Awards honor four outstanding faculty
The work of this year's winners of the UIC Researcher of the Year Award — Simon Alford, Brian Bauer, Donald Morrison (above) and Ghanshyam Pandey — has led not only to breakthroughs in their own fields, but has helped others advance.
Photo: Roberta Dupuis-Devlin
Four scientists “who have demonstrated outstanding research achievements in their field of expertise” will be honored at a ceremony today as they receive the UIC Researcher of the Year Award.
The award, now in its third year, is given in four categories: social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, clinical sciences and basic life sciences.
Selected by the Campus Research Board and the vice chancellor for research, each winner receives a $3,500 cash prize.
This year's winners are:
Simon Alford: How does the brain work? The questions continue
Brian Bauer: Into the wild, using new ways of studying Inca civilization
Donald Morrison: Sharing results helps other scientists further their work
Ghanshyam Pandey: using basic science, clinical research to study depression, suicide
2009 Researcher of the Year
2008 Researchers of the Year