Call for Nominations: Sigma Xi’s New Fellows Distinction

December 11, 2019

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Heather Thorstensen
Manager of Communications
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society or (919) 549-4691 ext. 216

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC—Nominations are being accepted for the inaugural cohort of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society’s Fellows distinction. Full members who maintained active membership for the last ten years continuously and life members are eligible for the distinction. Nominations are due by February 1, 2020, using an online form.

The Fellow distinction will honor members who have provided distinguished service to Sigma Xi and made significant contributions to several of the following areas of the scientific enterprise: research and development, outreach, teaching and curricular innovation, mentorship, science advocacy, or leadership. 

Becoming a Fellow is a lifelong honor that will be celebrated with a ceremony during Sigma Xi’s Annual Meeting. The honorees will receive a pin and a recognition certificate. They may use the post-nominal title “FSX,” for Fellow of Sigma Xi. 

Sigma Xi has a distinguished history of acknowledging scientific research excellence with the purpose of creating a community for companions in zealous research. The Board of Directors approved the selection of a cohort of Fellows to continue annually. 

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Updated 12/20/2019

More About Sigma Xi: Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society is the world’s largest multidisciplinary honor society for scientists and engineers. Its mission is to enhance the health of the research enterprise, foster integrity in science and engineering, and promote the public understanding of science for the purpose of improving the human condition. Sigma Xi chapters can be found at colleges and universities, government laboratories, and industry research centers around the world. More than 200 Nobel Prize winners have been members. The Society is based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. On Twitter: @SigmaXiSociety