Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering (PAESMEM)

The PAESMEM Program seeks to identify outstanding mentoring efforts that enhance the participation of groups (i.e., women, minorities, and persons with disabilities) that are underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

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Posted on May 4, 2011

AAAS Mentor and Lifetime Mentor Awards

Nomination Deadline: July 31
Both awards recognize an individual who has mentored and guided significant numbers of students from underrepresented groups to the completion of doctoral studies or who has improved the climate of a department, college or institution to significantly increase the diversity of students pursuing and completing doctoral studies.

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Posted on May 4, 2011

Making the Right Moves

Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty, Second Edition (2006) from Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.

Beginning scientists face a variety of challenges in launching their careers. The publications and links on this Web site can help new investigators “make the right moves” and assist those who take on the important task of providing early-career researchers with scientific management training.

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Posted on May 4, 2011

NSF Geosciences Letter

The NSF Geosciences unit issues a letter to awardees to highlight the importance of providing professional development and mentoring for postdoc appointees, and to remind Pls to include descriptions of these efforts in the Broader Impacts activities of proposals.

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Posted on May 4, 2011

Two AAAS Mentor Awards

Both awards recognize an individual who has mentored and guided significant numbers of students from underrepresented groups to the completion of doctoral studies or who has impacted the climate of a department, college, or institution to significantly increase the diversity of students.

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Posted on May 4, 2011

Mentoring Mosaic

Discover Your Mentoring Mosaic: A Guide to Enhanced Mentoring

This heartwarming yet thought-provoking book contains all you need to know to move your mentoring to a new level.

Combining rigorous research with a readable style, the book reads as if the author is a good friend chatting with the reader about what she has learned.

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Posted on April 28, 2011