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Seven UF researchers named 2020 AAAS Fellows – University of Florida

Posted: November 25, 2020 at 12:55 am


Seven University of Florida researchers have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the worlds largest general scientific society.

This year, 489 members have been awarded this honor by AAAS because of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications. The tradition of AAAS Fellows began in 1874.

This year's new Fellows bring UF's total to 59.

UF's seven Fellows include:

The tradition of AAAS Fellows began in 1874. Currently, members can be considered for the rank of Fellow if nominated by the steering groups of the associations 24 sections, or by any three Fellows who are current AAAS members (so long as two of the three sponsors are not affiliated with the nominees institution), or by the AAAS chief executive officer. Fellows must have been continuous members of AAAS for four years by the end of the calendar year in which they are elected. The AAAS Fellow honor comes with an expectation that recipients maintain the highest standards of professional ethics and scientific integrity.

Emily Cardinali November 24, 2020

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