SfN Receives Research!America Advocacy Award
The Society for Neuroscience is honored to receive Research!America’s 2015 Paul G. Rogers Distinguished Organization Advocacy Award in recognition of the Society’s leadership as an advocate for medical, health, and scientific research. Each year, Research!America honors research advocates who are trailblazers in advancing medical progress to improve national health and economic security.
“SfN is proud to receive this award,” SfN President Carol Mason said. “It is through the grassroots work of SfN members advocating on behalf of their research, and the work of our partners in science organizations around the globe, that we are able to highlight the value of promoting scientific understanding and discovery in ways that ultimately improve the health and quality of human life.”
The award recognizes SfN’s efforts in advocating for robust science funding to advance science and health, and for policies that support responsible animal research. SfN partners with national, transnational, and international societies to promote neuroscience advocacy across the globe. Through the SfN Advocacy Network, members can stay informed and take action on the many issues that affect neuroscience research. SfN also provides tools and resources to help members get involved in advocacy, engage with policy leaders, and stay informed on major funding issues.
The Society for Neuroscience will accept the award during Research!America’s 19th annual Advocacy Awards Dinner on March 11 in Washington, DC.