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Reminder of upcoming deadlines from the International Society on General Relativity and Gravitation (ISGRG)

A. 2016 Ehlers and Bergmann-Wheeler Thesis Prizes: Nomination deadline 30 September 2015

At GR21 in July 2016, ISGRG will award two thesis prizes. (1) The Juergen Ehlers Thesis Prize is awarded for the best Ph.D. thesis in the areas of mathematical and numerical general relativity. The selection committee is chaired by Prof. Alessandra Buonanno. (2) The Bergmann-Wheeler Thesis Prize is awarded for the best Ph.D. thesis in the broad area encompassing all approaches to quantum gravity. The selection committee is chaired by Prof. Theodore Jacobson. The primary nominator for each prize must be a member of ISGRG although supporting nominators and the candidates need not be members. More information, including eligibility criteria and submission instructions, may be found at (1) http://www.isgrg.org/ehlersprize.php and (2) http://www.isgrg.org/bergwheelprize.php respectively.

B. ISGRG Fellows: Nomination Deadline 31 December 2015

ISGRG elects Fellows from among leading scientists in its membership. The current list of fellows may be found at http://www.isgrg.org/fellows.php. See http://www.isgrg.org/fellowrules.php for the eligibility requirements, selection criteria and how to prepare a nomination. Completed nominations should be sent (electronically if at all possible) to Prof. Robert M. Wald, rmwa[AT]uchicago.edu who chairs the selection committee.

C. IUPAP General Relativity and Gravitation Young Scientist Prize: Nomination Deadline 2 February 2016

Nominations for the 2016 IUPAP General Relativity and Gravitation Young Scientist Prize will open 1 November 2015 with a deadline for submission of 1 February 2016. The primary nominator for each prize must be a member of ISGRG although supporting nominators and the candidates need not be members. See http://www.isgrg.org/IUPAPprize.php for additional information.