Mary Fran Myers Gender and Disaster Award
Nomination Deadline: June 11, 2020
Along with her work at the Natural Hazards Center, Mary Fran Myers was a strong proponent of promoting research on gender issues in disasters and emergency management. The Mary Fran Myers Gender and Disaster Award, which is co-organized with the Gender and Disaster Network, recognizes women and men whose advocacy, research, or management efforts have had a lasting, positive impact on reducing disaster vulnerability and gender inequality. Nominations of individuals and disaster-focused organizations that have advanced gender-sensitive policy, practice, or research in the areas of disaster risk reduction will be accepted.
To learn more about the award and submit an application, please visit the Mary Fran Myers Gender and Disaster Award page.
Natural Hazards Center Student Paper Competition
Submission Deadline: June 11, 2020
The annual Student Paper Competition is a way to recognize students focused on hazards and disaster research. Papers are judged on originality, organization, and knowledge of the topic. One undergraduate and one graduate winner each will receive $100, publication on the Natural Hazards Center website, and free registration for the Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop.
For more information on the competition, submission guidelines, and to submit a paper, please visit the Student Paper Competition page.