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Since 1886, the National Academy of Sciences has honored outstanding achievement in the physical, biological, and social sciences through its awards program.


  • NAS Awards Scheduled for Presentation in 2019
    The NAS will present 18 awards in 2019, recognizing extraordinary scientific achievements in a wide range of fields spanning the physical, biological, and medical sciences. Nominations must be submitted online by Monday, October 1, 2018.  Read more»

Featured Award

G.K. Warren Prize

The G.K. Warren Prize is awarded to recognize distinguished accomplishment in fluviatile geology and closely related aspects of the geological sciences. The recipient is awarded a $20,000 prize. Established through the G. K. Warren Fund by gift of Miss Emily B. Warren.

Kelin X. Whipple, professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University, received the 2014 G.K. Warren Prize. Whipple was recognized for his studies on the role fluvial incision as the key process linking climate, tectonics, and landscape evolution.

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