This award is given to an individual who over the seven years immediately following receipt of the PhD has established a promising research agenda, published noteworthy work, and has the potential to make significant contributions to science education through research.
The Distinguished Contributions to Research Award (DCRA) is the highest award that NARST bestows upon its members. The DCRA Committee is now soliciting nominations for this prestigious award to be given in 2020. Letters of nomination are due by July 29, 2019. Questions regarding this award should be directed to Julie A. Luft (firstname.lastname@example.org), chair of the DCRA Committee.
The Outstanding Doctoral Research Award (ODRA) is the highest award that NARST bestows on a dissertation judged to have the greatest merit and significance in the field of science education for that year. The ODRA Committee is now soliciting nominations for the 2020 award. Nominators must be current members of NARST. The dissertation must be completed within the 15 months prior to August 31, 2019.