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April 3, 2018

Jane Lubchenco, prominent marine ecologist and science leader, to receive 2018 Vannevar Bush Award

The National Science Board (NSB, Board) is pleased to announce that Jane Lubchenco, distinguished university professor and marine studies advisor to the president at Oregon State University, will receive its 2018 Vannevar Bush Award. 

The award honors truly exceptional lifelong leaders in science and technology who have made substantial contributions to the welfare of the nation through public service in science, technology, and public policy. Lubchenco’s work includes ecology, zoology, marine biology, ocean management, and public policy. Over her career, she has made fundamental contributions to the science of ecology, stimulated the broad scientific community to engage more deeply with members of the public, and worked to find solutions for societal challenges.

https://www.nsf.gov/nsb/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=244959&org=NSB&from=news

Oregon State University Press Release
By Steve Lundeberg, 541-737-4039, steve.lundeberg@oregonstate.edu
4/3/18

OSU marine ecologist receives prestigious National Science Board award

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The National Science Board is honoring Oregon State University marine ecologist Jane Lubchenco with its 2018 Vannevar Bush Award. 

The award recognizes “exceptional lifelong leaders in science and technology who have made substantial contributions to the welfare of the nation through public service in science, technology and public policy.” 

Past winners include OSU alumnus Linus Pauling, a two-time Nobel laureate, and David Packard, co-founder of Hewlett-Packard.

Lubchenco, distinguished university professor at Oregon State and marine studies adviser to OSU President Ed Ray, is one of the world’s most highly cited ecologists. She served as an undersecretary of commerce for oceans and atmosphere and as administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Natural Capital Symposium 2018
March 21, 2018
Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Jane's Keynote Address video: "Hope From Science and Society"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIE1is3-OCE&list=PLSFk2iLV3UfNx4G0OEMuI0FlMfnzDda9M

RESEARCH  R E V IEW

Avoiding a crisis of motivation for ocean management under

global environmental change

Peter J. Mumby1 | James N. Sanchirico2 | Kenneth Broad3 | Michael W. Beck4 |
Peter Tyedmers5 | Megan Morikawa6 | Thomas A. Okey7 | Larry B. Crowder8 |
Elizabeth A. Fulton9 | Denny Kelso10 | Joanie A. Kleypas11 | Stephan B. Munch12 |
Polita Glynn13 | Kathryn Matthews14 | Jane Lubchenco15

 PDF icon2017_mumby_avoiding_a_cisis_of_motivation_gcb.pdf

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