Magazine article American Scientist

Students Can Earn Nominations to the Research Honor Society

Magazine article American Scientist

Students Can Earn Nominations to the Research Honor Society

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One by one, graduate, undergraduate, and high school students are called up to be recognized before their peers and judges. These students-who investigate a variety of topics, from chemistry to physics, from environmental science to engineering-are selected as top presenters in their disciplines at the Student Research Conference.

All presenters at the conference earn nominations to associate membership in Sigma Xi, the world's largest multidisciplinary research honor society. Winners' nominations come with a monetary award, a medal, and a year of waived membership dues to Sigma Xi. You can see the pride in their faces as they reach this milestone in their young careers. When the students accept the nomination, they join a community of researchers elected for their potential or achievement in research.

This year's hopefuls will have their chance at the 17th Annual Student Research Conference on November 11 in Raleigh, North Carolina. The conference is a gathering of students from across the world. Students meet and present their work to professionals, who provide feedback as judges. Later, professionals share their knowledge and expertise at the networking session. Students also attend careerpreparatory sessions to advance their science communication skills. …

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