Sunday, March 05, 2006

Nominate Someone for their Contribution to Human-Centered Computing

Getting ready for 2007 ...

"The Franklin Institute is asking us to nominate candidates for the 2007 Bower Award and Prize to be presented to a distinguished scientist in the field of Human-Centered Computing.

The Bower Award for Achievements in Science is presented annually by The Franklin Institute to a researcher of any nationality for outstanding work in the applied or basic sciences, or engineering. A predetermined field of study is chosen each year as a theme. A gold medal and a cash prize of $250,000 are awarded to the individual selected to receive the Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science.

The theme for the 2007 Bower Award for Achievement in Science is Human-Centered Computing. People nominated must have significantly advanced Human-Centered Computing; clarified the relationship between human cognition and computing; or successfully translated some important aspect of basic research into significant, practical results. Areas of contribution can include issues of design, collaborative work, and assistive technology"   continued ...   (Via Usability News)

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