Submit Your Nominations For The NCRG Scientific Achievement Award!

Do you know of a researcher, educator or a recent publication that has made an impact in the field of gambling disorder research? The National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG), the largest private source of funding for peer-reviewed research on disordered gambling in the U.S., annually recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of gambling studies with theNCRG Scientific Achievement Award. This year’s award will be presented during theNCRG Conference on Gambling and Addictionin Las Vegas, October 2-4, 2011. The deadline for nominations is August 1, 2011.

Guidelines for Submitting a Nomination

The nomination package must include the following:

Letter of recommendation:A detailed letter of recommendation describing the worthiness of the nominee, specifying his or her contribution to the field of gambling studies, or the significance of the publication nominated.

Curriculum vitae (CV):For individual nominees, include an up-to-date CV. For research investigators, include a comprehensive bibliography of the nominee’s publications.

Publications:For research investigators, submit no more than five scientific publications representative of the nominee’s work. In the case of a nomination of a publication, include a copy of the published version of the article. The publication must have been published in the same year as or the year prior to the nomination.

Nominators must submit nomination materials in PDF format to Christine Reilly, senior research director, NCRG ( by August 1, 2011. The selection committee, composed of distinguished scientists in the addictions field, will select one recipient for the 2011 Scientific Achievement Award. For more information and a list of past award recipients, please visit the NCRG’s Scientific Achievement Awardwebsite.

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Nominations for the NCRG Scientific Achievement Award may include:

• Research investigators at any stage in their career whose research has made significant contributions to the knowledge base about gambling disorders.

• Educators who have successfully mentored young investigators in the field or have excelled at promoting public awareness and education about gambling disorders and responsible gaming.

• A recent publication in a scientific, peer-reviewed journal that represents seminal work in the field.

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