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Call for Nominations: Chancellor’s Research Awards

The Office of Research and Engagement is accepting nominations for five research-related awards to be given during the Chancellor’s Honors Banquet. Several faculty members and a student will be recognized for their excellence in research and creative achievement.

The Chancellor’s Honors Banquet is held each spring to recognize students, faculty, staff and friends of the University of Tennessee for their extraordinary achievements.

Nominations are accepted in the following categories:

Research and Creative Achievement
Awarded to tenured faculty who have received national or international recognition in their field and have shown a significant impact on their discipline.

Research and Creative Achievement—Professional Promise
Awarded to tenured or tenure-track faculty members at the assistant or associate professor rank who have received national and/or international recognition in their fields and show professional promise in their areas of research and creative achievement.

Success in Multidisciplinary Research
Awarded to a multidisciplinary research team that has succeeded in gaining major external resources and external recognition for their research.

Nominations for faculty research awards are due by Sunday, December 20, 2019 at noon.

Undergraduate Researcher of the Year Award
This award honors a student who has shown success and excellence in undergraduate research.

Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year Award
This award honors a faculty member who has shown outstanding commitment to mentoring undergraduate research students.

Nominations for undergraduate awards are due by December 6, 2019.

To see a list of honorees from the Chancellor’s Honors Banquet in 2019, visit