AAPA awards seven prizes to outstanding presentations at the annual meeting whose first author is a student. The prizes are the Juan Comas, Earnest Hooton, Aleš Hrdlička, Mildred Trotter, and Sherwood Washburn prizes and two AAA-AAPA Anatomy in Anthropology prizes. The prizes honoring Juan Comas, Aleš Hrdlička, Mildred Trotter, and Sherwood Washburn are for excellent presentation of either a podium or poster presentation. The Earnest A. Hooton prize is given for the best poster presentation. The Mildred Trotter prize is given for a superior presentation on bones and teeth, whereas the others are unrestricted as to subject matter. The AAA-AAPA Anatomy in Anthropology prizes are co-sponsored by the American Association of Anatomists and the AAPA and given yearly subject to co-funding from AAA. They honor the poster and podium presentations that are judged to best implement either traditional or state-of-the-art anatomical methodologies (e.g., histology, pathology, immunohistochemistry, gross dissection, imaging, developmental genetics, etc.) in innovative anthropological research. Research may be on past and living humans and nonhuman primates, or other animal models as long as the context is anthropological.
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 and the online guidelines must be submitted online by March 1, 2017. 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, 2017.
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 Affairs Committee Chair Dr. Leslea Hlusko [email protected]
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