[visionlist] Call for nominations for the William James Prize for Consciousness research.

Olivia Carter ocarter at wjh.harvard.edu
Fri Mar 7 10:01:46 GMT 2008


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


  -- Deadline for submission of nominations is May 15, 2008 --

The William James Prize is 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. This year, preference will be 
giving to theoretical or empirical work using non-imaging techniques. 
For more information, go to http://assc.caltech.edu/

The prize consists of:

	* An award of $1000 (USD)
	* A lifetime membership in ASSC
	* An invitation to present a plenary address at either ASSC12, held 
from June 19. to June 22. 2008 in Taipei/Taiwan, or at ASSC13, held in 
June 2009 in Berlin/Germany (travel, Accommodation, and registration 
paid by ASSC)
	

Nominations, including self nominations, should be sent to Christof Koch 
(ASSC Prize Committee; koch.christof at gmail.com).  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:
	* Daniel Dennett, Tufts University (chair)
	* Chris Frith, University College London
	* Christof Koch, California Institute of Technology
	* Giulio Tononi, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  -- Deadline for submission of nominations is May 15, 2008 --

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Olivia Carter
Vision Sciences lab
Department of Psychology
Harvard University
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