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The Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement in Research

Call for Nominations: Spring 2018
Submission Deadline: TBD

The Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement in Research was established by approval of the Board of Trust at its spring meeting of 1976.

The recipient is chosen annually by the Chancellor in consultation with the Provost, on the basis of nomination of the Faculty Research Awards Review Committee. The competition is University-wide. The prize consists of $10,000 and an engraved pewter julep cup, and the winner’s name added to a silver bowl following a famous design by Paul Revere. The recipient keeps the bowl for a year. Announcement is made during the Fall Faculty Assembly.

Nomination Guidelines

Nominations must be submitted through the InfoReady Review system.

Previous Winners

  • 2017 Larry Bartels (Political Science)
  • 2016 David Kosson (Engineering)
  • 2015 Billy G. Hudson (Medicine)
  • 2014 Jane Gilmer Landers (History)
  • 2013 John C. Gore (Radiology & Radiological Sciences)
  • 2012 Peter I. Buerhaus (Nursing)
  • 2011 Mark W. Lipsey (Human and Organizational Development)
  • 2010 John A. Oates (Medicine)
  • 2009 Harold L. Moses (Cancer Biology)
  • 2008 Lenn E. Goodman (Philosophy)
  • 2007 David Robertson (Medicine)
  • 2006 L. Jackson Roberts II (Pharmacology)
  • 2005 Douglas Fuchs and Lynn S. Fuchs (Special Education)
  • 2004 Herbert Y. Meltzer (Psychiatry)
  • 2003 Leonard Bickman (Psychology)
  • 2002  David M. Hercules (Chemistry)
  • 2001 F. Peter Guengerich (Biochemistry)
  • 2000 Randolph Blake (Psychology)
  • 1999 Travis I. Thompson (Psychology)
  • 1998 Alice Carmichael Harris (Germanic & Slavic Languages)
  • 1997 John D. Bransford (Psychology)
  • 1996 Hans Stoll (Management)
  • 1995 Gisela Mosig (Molecular Biology)
  • 1994 John H. Exton (Molecular Physiology & Biophysics)
  • 1993 Thomas M. Harris (Chemistry)
  • 1992  James F. Blumstein (Law)
  • 1991 Edward Farley (Divinity)
  • 1990  Tadashi Inagami (Biochemistry)
  • 1989 Paul K. Conkin (History)
  • 1988 Joseph H. Hamilton (Physics & Astronomy)
  • 1987  Hans H. Strupp (Psychology)
  • 1986 Lubomir Hnilica (Biochemistry & Pathology)
  • 1985 Jon H. Kaas (Psychology)
  • 1984  Charles R. Park (Molecular Physiology & Biophysics)
  • 1983 Donald Davie (English)
  • 1982 Bjarni Jónsson (Mathematics)
  • 1981 Sidney Fleischer (Molecular Biology)
  • 1980 John W. Wade (Law)
  • 1979  Grant W. Liddle (Medicine)
  • 1978 Claude Pichois (French & Italian)
  • 1977 Stanley Cohen (Biochemistry) 
  • 1976 Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen (Economics)