The American Association of Physical Anthropologists awards prizes to outstanding presentations at the annual meeting whose first author is a student member.
For an excellent poster or podium presentation – unrestricted topic
For an excellent poster or podium presentation on bones or teeth
For an excellent poster or podium presentation on primatology
For excellent poster and podium presentations that are judged to best implement either traditional or state-of-the-art anatomical methodologies in innovative anthropological research (subject to co-funding by the Association of Anatomists).
There are many more excellent student poster and podium presentations than we have named awards. As the result a number of Honorable Mention Prizes are awarded each year.
Many thanks to Springer and Steven Byers for donating books given to the 2017 Student Presentation award winners and honorable mentions.
Eligibility: To be eligible for a prize, a paper or poster must meet the following criteria:
Application Process: A summary of your presentation, following the guidelines below must be submitted online by March 1, 2018. The online submission for this will be available AFTER all submission decisions are e-mailed in late December. This requirement replaces the need for a full manuscript.
Detailed instructions will be provided online, but you will need the following information:
Submit online by March 1. (Please note that the submission form will not be available again until 2018 as we approach our next annual AAPA meeting.)
Review and Decisions: The Student Affairs Committee judges the written summaries and the visual/oral presentations given at the AAPA meetings for quality of ideas and clarity of presentation. Prizes are awarded at the Closing and Awards Reception on the last evening of the Annual Meetings.
Further information may be obtained from the Student Programs Committee Chair Dr. Leslea Hlusko: email@example.com
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