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Comparative Cognition Society Student Awards

Application Procedures

Past awardees

Ron Weisman Outstanding Student Presentation Award

This award, named in honor of one of the society’s founding members, is given for a graduate student talk. Talks are presented in a dedicated session and are judged by the CCS Awards Committee. The award comes with $300 USD provided by CCS.

No awards given 2020-2021

2022 - Bernhard Wagner, Acoustics Research Institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Austria)

2019 - Malin Lilley, University of Southern Mississippi (USA)

2018 - Danielle Panoz-Brown, Indiana University (USA)

2017 - Alexis Breen, University of St Andrews (United Kingdom)

2016 - Nicole Guitar, University of Western Ontario (Canada)

2015 - Allison Hahn, University of Alberta (Canada)

2014 - Allison Hahn, University of Alberta (Canada) and Mohammad Qadri, Tufts University (USA)

2013 - Mohammad Qadri, Tufts University (USA)

 

Best Graduate Student Publication Award

This award is for the best peer-reviewed publication in the past year by a graduate student CCS member (as first author) on any topic within comparative cognition. The award comes with $300 USD, supported by the Psychonomic Society and the Comparative Cognition Society.

2022 - Connor Lambert, University of Alberta (Canada)

 

Best Talk (sponsored by the Psychonomic Society)

This award is for the best 5-minute talk by a current graduate student. All graduate student talks will be automatically entered in the competition (including those competing for the Ron Weisman Student Award; a student may not win both awards in the same year). The winner will be determined by a vote of conference attendees. The award comes with $300 USD provided by the Psychonomic Society.

No awards given 2020-2021

2022 - Bernhard Wagner, Acoustics Research Institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Austria)

 

Best Poster (sponsored by the Psychonomic Society)

This award is for the best poster by a current graduate student. All graduate student posters will be automatically entered in the competition. The winner will be determined by a vote of conference attendees. The award comes with $300 USD provided by the Psychonomic Society.

No awards given 2017-2018; 2020-2021

2022 – Gokulan Nagabaskaran, Wilfrid Laurier University (Canada)

2019 – Brielle James, Georgia State University (USA)

Stan Kuczaj Memorial Travel Grant

For details, please see the Stan Kuczaj Fund website

No award was given in 2020

2022 – Rachel Hamrock, Oklahoma State University (USA), Jordyn Truax, Oakland University (USA), & Victoria O’Connor Oakland University (USA)

2021 – Sarah Krichbaum, Auburn University (USA)

2019 – Olivia Tomeo, Georgia State University (USA) and Anastasiya Kobrina, University at Buffalo SUNY (USA)

2018 – Julia Espinosa, University of Toronto (Canada) and Amber de Vere, University of Southern Mississippi (USA)

2017 – Malin Lilley, University of Southern Mississippi (USA) and Brielle James, Georgia State University (USA)

 

CCS also supports the annual Research Award and an Early Career Award.