NORTHWEST SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATION

  • 13 Jan 2020 1:17 AM | Emily Wolfe (Administrator)

    We are pleased to announce the call for abstracts for oral & poster presentations for the upcoming Northwest Scientific Association 91st Annual Meeting, “Looking back to plan forward: the relevance of history for today's environmental challenges”. The meeting will again be a joint meeting with Northwest Lichenologists, and will include a plenary and special sessions, diversity of oral and poster presentations, workshops, field trips, evening banquet and social. This year’s meeting will be held at the University of Oregon, in Eugene, Oregon, March 24-27, 2020. Join scientists from all over the Northwest, present your latest research, and exchange ideas. Abstract submission is now OPEN until February 24. Student participation encouraged!

    Visit the Annual Meeting page to check out available details, or submit an abstract here.

  • 10 Dec 2019 1:13 AM | Emily Wolfe (Administrator)

    The Northwest Scientific Association is recruiting volunteers to serve as Associate Editors and Forum Editor of Northwest Science. Associate Editors (AEs) for the journal Northwest Science play a vital role in the peer review and publishing process. The primary responsibility is to referee the peer review of scientific manuscripts that are submitted to the journal. This is largely accomplished through finding, contacting, and monitoring the progress of experts that are sufficiently qualified to judge the scientific merits of the work being presented for publication. In addition, AEs are often tasked with assessing the appropriateness of review responses and coordinating subsequent review, if necessary, of re-submitted manuscripts.

    Currently vacant Associate Editor positions:

    • Coastal Marine Ecology
    • Entomology
    • Geology
    • Forums
    • Soils.

    Basic qualifications of Associate Editors include:

    • Established record of scientific publications
    • Breadth of scientific knowledge
    • Good communication skills
    • Availability to coordinate review of up to two new manuscripts at once and at least five per year
    • Appreciation of the value and opportunity afforded by a regional journal.

    Interested individuals should contact Incoming Editor Jessica Halofsky.

  • 10 Dec 2019 1:10 AM | Emily Wolfe (Administrator)

    The Northwest Scientific Association (NWSA) annually awards grants of up to $750 for undergraduate (BA/BS) and up to $1,500 for graduate (MA/MS or PhD) proposals to support student research in the pure and applied sciences.  In addition, the NWSA will waive page charges if you choose to publish your research in Northwest Science within four years of accepting this grant. 

    Visit the Grants page to learn more about requirements and submission guidelines. Proposals must be submitted by midnight Sunday, February 16, 2020. Submissions will open mid-late January.

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