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Susan Moffitt honored with Research Achievement Award

April 20, 2017

Six Brown faculty members were honored on Wednesday, April 19, with inaugural Brown Research Achievement Awards, presented by the University’s Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR).

Nominations for the awards were sought in several categories and then reviewed by a panel of Brown faculty. Savitz said those reviewers had their work cut out for them: “We faced the challenge of selecting a small number of awardees from a truly outstanding group of highly accomplished researchers,” he said.

The new awards program was launched with the support of the Brown’s president, Christina Paxson, and Provost Richard Locke in order to elevate the University’s recognition of the extraordinary research contributions of faculty, Savitz said. Each winner received a citation and a $5,000 research stipend; OVPR plans to present the awards annually.

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