Fellowship recognizes northern innovator
Nominations are now open for the Telus World of Science – Edmonton Science Fellowship Award, which recognizes an outstanding researcher or innovator based in northern Alberta (home residence north of 52 degrees).
The awardee will be an individual early in his or her career (under age 40) who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to science, technology, mathematics, medicine or engineering. Contributions can take one or more of many forms, including research, teaching, entrepreneurship, communications and innovation.
The fellowship includes a monetary award of $5,000 and recognition of the nominee’s contribution(s) through the promotion of his or her work by Telus World of Science in Edmonton.
The application deadline is November 15. Candidates can apply themselves or be nominated.
Details are available at http://telusworldofscienceedmonton.ca.
Award program celebrates environmental excellence
Do you know an individual, group or business that has gone above and beyond in the protection of the environment? Nominations are now open for the Emerald Awards, which recognize outstanding environmental achievements in several categories that encompass large and small businesses, individuals, not-for-profit associations, community groups, youth and governments.
Nominations can be made at http://emeraldfoundation.ca.
Stories and photos wanted
The ATA News is always on the lookout for interesting articles, photos and cartoons. Articles should not exceed 500 words and should be accompanied by a short byline, stating where you work and what you teach. Photos of teachers or students participating in interesting activities are welcome, as are cartoons. Don’t forget to include photo captions. Please note: Receipt of material does not guarantee its publication. Send your submissions to Managing Editor, the ATA News, 11010–142 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5N 2R1 or submit electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.