Rover-Simpson Medal


April 23

Career Stage:

The A.S. Romer - G.G. Simpson medal, the society's highest award, is awarded for sustained and outstanding scholarly excellence in the discipline of Vertebrate Paleontology.

Nomination Process:
Submit nominations via the online award submission system. Nominations are confidential and candidates should not be informed of the submission. Please include the following in your nomination documentation: (1) A formal letter of nomination (2) At least two (2) seconding letters of support. Each letter must bear the contact information of the person providing the letter (name, institution, phone and e-mail address). Nominating and supporting letters should explain how the individual fits the criteria for the award, emphasizing the nominee's contributions to Vertebrate Paleontology over the span of his/her career. (4) Curriculum vitae of the nominee. (5) Nominees may include vertebrate paleontologists who have made outstanding and sustained contributions to the field from mid to senior career levels.

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