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GUIDELINE CRITERIA FOR ROCHESTER ACADEMY OF SCIENCE
FELLOW NOMINATIONS

Approved November 23, 1989 by the RAS Board of Directors

I Member of the Academy

A Must be current member, AND
B Must have been a member for at least 10 years

II Contribution to the Academy (A or B, and C or D)

A Section contribution (1 or 2)

1 Must have been elected to major section office, for 3 terms, or have held at least 3 section offices, including two major offices. OR

2 Must have contributed to section operation in appointed or volunteer section position which resulted in significant improvement in section operation/function (e.g., reorganization, care of collection, publication, equipment, etc.)

B Academy-wide contribution (1 or 2)
1 Must have been elected to major academy office, for three terms or have held at least three Academy offices, including two major offices, OR

2 Must have contributed to Academy operation in appointed or volunteer position which resulted in significant improvement in Academy operation (e.g., reorganization, care of collection, publication, equipment, etc.)
C Scientific contribution (1, 2, or 3)
1 Original scientific work, experimental or observational, which results in furthering the understanding in an area of science related to one of the Academy's sections, OR

2 Ten or more years active involvment in scientific work (experimental or observational) in an area related to one of the Academy's sections which demonstrate consistent and productive contributions to one branch of science, OR

3 A book, monograph or three articles in an area of science related to one of the Academy's sections.
D Scientific communication---Active and significant contribution to the presentation of science (in an area related to one of the Academy's sections) which is judged to enrich public awareness and understanding of scientific discovery, the nature of scientific investigation, and/or the role of science in dealng with the solution of current environmental problems.
 

 


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