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Call for INQUA Medal Nominations: Deadline September 21, 2014

Sir Nicholas Shackleton Medal for Outstanding Young Quaternary Scientists: INQUA has established this medal in recognition of the many contributions of Nick Shackleton, a giant in the field of Quaternary science. The medal will be awarded once every four years to an outstanding young Quaternary scientist, chosen by his or her peers and evaluated by a blue-ribbon committee of distinguished scientists.

Liu Tungsheng Distinguished Career Medal for Distinguished Service to the International Community in Quaternary Science: INQUA is pleased to announce the inauguration of the Liu Tungsheng Distinguished Career Medal. Professor Liu was a member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and a research professor at the Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Beijing, China. He has been recognized by awards from numerous international and national organizations for his paleoenvironmental research on Chinese loess sequences.

The nominations’ deadline for both medals is September 21, 2014. Call for nomination details can be found on the INQUA Medals webpage.

Travel Fellowship Program for the 2011 INQUA Congress in Bern, Switzerland
The following individuals received the 2011 INQUA Congress Travel Fellowship Program award: 

YarrowAxfordNorthwestern University
BenjaminCleggUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
AlanCondronUniversity of Massachusetts, Amherst
JacquelynGillUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
RobertHatfieldOregon State University
MarcHijmaTulane University
TeresaKrauseMontana State University
HenryLoopeUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
DavidMcWethyMontana State University
JesseMorrisUniversity of Utah
SummerPraetoriusOregon State University
RebeccaSchwendlerNational Trust for Historic Preservation
JeremyShakunBoston University & Woods hole Oceanographic Institution
DarrenLarsenINSTAAR/University of Colorado, Boulder and the University of Iceland
Juan LuisGarciaUniversity of Maine
KurtRefsniderUniversity of Colorado Boulder
ShaunMarcottOregon State University
VirginiaIglesiasMontana State University




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