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I am excited to share with you information about the 95th NARST International Conference. YOU ARE INVITED to Vancouver, British Columbia to the JW Marriott Parq. Conference dates are March 27-30, 2022. This promises to be a beautiful venue for our community to come together after three years since our last in person conference.
The NARST Awards Committee is pleased to announce that we are now accepting nominations for the 2022 DCRA, ECRA and ODRA. For additional information, please view the full announcement, which provides links to downloadable copies of the calls for nominations. We encourage NARST members to apply for these awards. We want to honor your achievements.
We take great pleasure in announcing the opening of the 2021-2022 elections for leadership positions for NARST. We invite you to help us advance and improve NARST by soliciting the participation of dedicated and effective leaders. This announcement provides the basic information about the election process and encourages you to nominate yourself or qualified colleagues for offices.
Our current Executive Director, Helen Schneider Lemay, will be leaving on May 31, 2021. We thank Helen for her exceptional service and leadership and wish her well in her future endeavors. We are currently seeking applicants for the ED position, with application due June 25, 2021. The attached documentation provides details about the responsibilities of the ED. Dr. Lisa Martin-Hansen will serve as interim ED.
JRST has issued a call for extended abstracts for papers to be submitted to a special JRST issue entitled "Community-driven Science: Evidence of and Implications for Equity, Justice, Science Learning, and Participation".
We report the very sad news that Allan Harrison passed away on Saturday 17 April 2021. Since 2004, Allan had suffered from Parkinson’s disease which curtailed his very promising academic career when he was on the cusp of being considered for a Professorship in Science Education.