The University of Kentucky Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences (UK-CARES) in partnership with the UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH) announces the Community Engagement Award in Environmental Health Sciences.
The UK-CARES/CERH Community Engagement Award recognizes individuals or community-academic teams who demonstrate effective research or project evaluation to improve environmental health in Appalachia.
The individual or community-academic team you nominate must meet at least one of the following guidelines:
Community-engaged environmental health scientist
Community member engaged in issues to keep the air or water healthy
Involved in community-academic partnerships
Demonstrate outstanding community-engaged science
To submit a nomination please visit: https://goo.gl/iGP4sC
Nominations will be reviewed by an external panel. The names of nominees will be removed before nomination forms are sent to the review panel. The nominee’s chance of being selected for the award is based solely on the details provided in the nomination form. Please provide thorough information about the nominee’s work to ensure their best chance of winning the award. Self-nominations are also accepted. Priority will be given to individuals and/or teams working in the Big Sandy, Kentucky River, or Cumberland Valley regions of Kentucky.
Nominations are due on or before February 21, 2020.
All finalists will be notified no later than March 30, 2020. The winner will be announced and all finalists will be recognized at the CCTS Conference luncheon on Monday, April 21, 2020 in Lexington, KY.
If you any questions, please contact Kathy Rademacher at firstname.lastname@example.org or 859-323-8539.