NSF rescinds proposal submission limit for 2019

In October, the American Ornithological Society co-signed a letter opposing changes to National Science Foundation policy that would have limited the number of funding proposals that could be submitted to a given division annually by a PI or co-PI. We are pleased to learn that the NSF has listened to the concerns of the scientific … Continue reading NSF rescinds proposal submission limit for 2019

Upcoming Dates & Deadlines

AOS members should have received an email last week reminding them of important upcoming dates and deadlines! In case you missed it, here’s a roundup of AOS dates you may want to add to your calendar. 2019 Meeting: Our 2019 annual meeting will be June 24-28 in Anchorage, Alaska. Registration is open now, and we … Continue reading Upcoming Dates & Deadlines

AOS welcomes new Communications Specialist

AOS is excited to welcome Rebecca Heisman as our new Communications Specialist! Rebecca will be working part time through the end of the year and joining AOS as our first full-time communications staff member in January 2019. Among other duties, Rebecca will be taking the reins of AOS’s Twitter account, Facebook page, and website. Rebecca … Continue reading AOS welcomes new Communications Specialist

Wanted: Literature to update Guidelines to the Use of Wild Birds in Research

AOS members, our colleagues at the Ornithological Council need your help updating their Guidelines to the Use of Wild Birds in Research! They have asked us to share the following note. The Ornithological Council publishes the peer-reviewed Guidelines to the Use of Wild Birds in Research. It was most recently updated in 2010, and it … Continue reading Wanted: Literature to update Guidelines to the Use of Wild Birds in Research

Importance of Participating in the Process of Nominations

A great way to become engaged in your society is to participate in annual nominations and elections for Officers and Councilors. We invite all members to submit nominations for the four AOS Elective Councilor positions, the AOS Secretary and the AOS Treasurer. Nominations should be submitted to the Secretary by 30 November 2018. Note: nominations … Continue reading Importance of Participating in the Process of Nominations