Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research


***NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS: Applications due Monday, April 15, 2019 at 5 p.m. Nomination letters and letters of support due by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, 2019***

 

CHANCELLOR'S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH - STUDENT AWARD

The Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research, coupled with the Dean Keith Simonton Prize, is an annual award instituted in 1994.  The award recognizes outstanding undergraduate students for their research, scholarship or creative activity tied to any academic subject and performed while at UC Davis.  

Each year up to two graduating seniors who have filed for the June graduation date and who have completed outstanding research, scholarship or creative activity tied to any academic subject while at UC Davis are awarded the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research. The award will be announced and a special plaque and $500 will be awarded at the Chancellor's Award Reception in June.


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INFORMATION SESSIONS:

Sessions will be held in Meeting Room D, Student Community Center:

Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 2:10 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 12:10 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  April 15, 2019, 5:00 p.m.

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CHANCELLOR'S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN MENTORING UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH - FACULTY AWARD

This annual award was instituted in 1994 as a way to emphasize the importance and visibility of the faculty’s contribution to the excellent mentoring of, and advocacy for, undergraduate research. The successful candidate must be exceptional for his/her contribution to the education of undergraduates in research.  The award will be announced and a special plaque and $500 will be awarded at the Chancellor's Award Reception in June.

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SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS APRIL 15, 2019, 5:00 p.m.​​

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CHANCELLOR'S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN MENTORING UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH - POST-DOC AND GRADUATE STUDENT

This annual award was instituted in 2015 as a way to recognize the critical contributions of individuals at the trainee level to the excellent mentoring of, and advocacy for, undergraduate research. The successful candidate must be exceptional for his/her contribution to the education of undergraduates in research. The award will be announced and a special plaque and $500 will be awarded at the Chancellor's Award Reception in June.


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SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  April 15, 2019, 5:00 p.m.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2018 CHANCELLOR'S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH RECIPIENTS!

CHANCELLOR'S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH, DEAN KEITH SIMONTON PRIZE RECIPIENTS:

Kate Borchardt
Evolution, Ecology, and Biodiversity

Alexandra Greb
Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Shonit Sharma
Biomedical Engineering

HONORABLE MENTION:

Sammy Carey
Political Science and Classical Civilizations

Timothy Casey-Clyde
Cell Biology

Christopher Chen
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Emily Eijansantos
Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior

Sae Yokoyama
Psychology

CHANCELLOR'S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN MENTORING UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH, FACULTY RECIPIENTS:

Gwen Arnold
Environmental Science and Policy

Neil Hunter
Microbiology & Molecular Genetics

CHANCELLOR'S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN MENTORING UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH,
GRAD STUDENT/POST-DOC RECIPIENTS:

Julie Luu
Center for Neuroscience

Chris Nosala
Microbiology & Molecular Genetics