Rieveschl Award for Distinguished Scientific Research

The Fellows of the Graduate oversee the annual competition for the The Rieveschl Award for Distinguished Scientific Research, which was established through the generosity of the late Dr. George Rieveschl. The award recognizes one member of the faculty annually for professional achievement in science. The award is in the amount $2,000, and the recipient's name is placed on the Rieveschl plaque in the foyer of the Tangeman University Center.

The Rieveschl Award may be given for a specific major research accomplishment, or the entire canon of one's accomplishments. The emphasis is on research achievement at University of Cincinnati. Evaluation criteria iinclude: research merit and its impact on the field; attainment of national and international recognition for superior scholarship as evidenced by widely-cited publications; continued creativity over a sustained period of time; professional activities, including editorial activity for reputable national/international journals; external academic awards; and testimony from distinguished colleagues at-large.
   

Call for Nominations for the George Rieveschl Jr. Award for Distinguished Scientific Research

Description

The Rieveschl Award for Distinguished Scientific Research was created through the generosity of Dr. George Rieveschl. The award recognizes a member of the faculty for professional achievement in science. It is given for a specific research, or the entire canon of one’s accomplishment. The emphasis is on research achievement at this institution. Winners of the award will be selected by the Awards Committee of the Fellows of the Graduate School. The committee will assess whether the candidate’s research has significantly influenced science in the particular field.

Note: The Rieveschl Award for Scholarly and/or Creative Works is administered by a separate faculty committee under the auspices of the Faculty Senate.

Criteria

Important evaluation criteria in the selection process include:

  • Research merit and its impact on the field.
  • Attainment of national and international recognition for superior scholarship through archival publications, continued creativity over a sustained period of time, professional activities, including editorial activity for reputable national and international journals and academic awards of the candidate.
  • Professional status of the individuals providing supporting letters.

Nominations and Award Procedures

An individual may nominate himself/herself or be nominated by someone else via the nomination form (docx). All nominations (including re-submissions) should be fully documented and include evidence of the value or impact of the nominee’s work. CV’s should not exceed 10 pages, and should not include abstracts. It is the responsibility of the nominator to supply supporting letters. Inside letters of support are limited to three, and letters from outside are limited to three. Letters from outside the University community are especially valuable. Each reference letter should not exceed 2 pages. When a candidate’s name is re-submitted, the nominator can simply update the previous nomination in the new format.

Note: The complete nomination package, not exceeding a total of 20 pages, must be submitted electronically as a single PDF file, or it will be returned to the nominator.

Submission

The deadline for nominations for the 2017 Rieveschl Award for Distinguished Scientific Research is 12:00 noon, FridayDec. 2, 2016. Nominations should be submitted to:

Dr. Evangelia Kranias
Chair, Awards Committee of the Graduate Fellows
Department of Pharmacology & Cell Biophysics
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati OH 45267-0575

UC E-mail: Litsa.Kranias@uc.edu
Phone: 513-558-2377
Fax: 513-558-0646