The Auk and The Condor have each nominated a recent author for BioOne’s inaugural Ambassador Award, which will recognize “early career authors working to communicate the importance and impact of their focused research to communities beyond their fields of expertise.” Each of up to five winners will receive a $1000 cash award. More information can be found on BioOne’s website.
The Auk has nominated Emily Williams, lead author of the recent paper Patterns and correlates of within-season breeding dispersal: A common strategy in a declining grassland songbird (press release).
The Condor has nominated Andrew Dennhardt, lead author of the paper Applying citizen-science data and mark–recapture models to estimate numbers of migrant Golden Eagles in an Important Bird Area in eastern North America (press release).
We wish Emily and Andrew luck as the selection process for the awards continues!