[visionlist] 2006 ASSC William James Prize

Phil Merikle pmerikle at watarts.uwaterloo.ca
Tue Oct 4 19:59:25 GMT 2005


ASSOCIATION FOR THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF CONSCIOUSNESS (ASSC)

The ASSC William James Prize for Contributions to the Study of
Consciousness

Each year one prize will be awarded for an outstanding published
contribution to the empirical or philosophical study of consciousness by a
graduate student or postdoctoral scholar/researcher within 5 years of
receiving a PhD or other advanced degree.

The prize consists of:  a) An award of $1000 (USD),  b) Invitation to
present a plenary address at ASSC10 which will be held Friday June 23rd
through Monday June 26th 2006 at St. Anne's College, Oxford (Travel,
accommodation, and registration paid by ASSC),  c) Lifetime membership in
ASSC.

Nominations, including self nominations, should be sent to Phil Merikle,
Chair, ASSC Prize Committee (pmerikle at uwaterloo.ca).  The nomination
letter should include a brief statement as to why the contribution is
outstanding, and for co-authored publications, there should be a statement
describing the nominee's role.  To be considered, the contribution must be
published or accepted for publication and be written in English.
Electronic copies in PDF format of the contribution and the nominee's CV
should be attached to the nomination letter.

Prize Committee:

Ned Block, New York University
Christof Koch, California Institute of Technology.
Phil Merikle, University of Waterloo
Petra Stoerig, Henrich-Heine University Düsseldorf

Deadline for submission of nominations is December 15, 2005

http://assc.caltech.edu/prize.htm





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