postdoctoral scholars News


News items related to postdoctoral scholars as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service on behalf of the noted news source.


NPA Announces Six Scholars Selected for IMPACT Fellowship Program

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced the six finalists in the inaugural class of its IMPACT Fellowship Program, an esteemed initiative designed to empower postdoctoral scholars from underrepresented backgrounds to build skills, understand strengths and develop networks. Competition for program seats was intense with more than seventy applicants from across the globe for six positions.

NPA Launches IMPACT Fellowship Program

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced a fellowship program designed to help researchers from marginalized communities advance their careers. Using tools to improve skills, better understand strengths, provide exposure to new fields, and develop new networks, the IMPACT Fellowship Program is a groundbreaking effort assisting postdoctoral scholars of all disciplines.

New Study Shows Positive Trends and Continued Challenges for University Postdocs

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced the release of Growing Progress in Supporting Postdocs: 2021 National Postdoctoral Association Institutional Policy Report.

NPA Announces Chalasani, Tetzlaff Win Awards of Highest Distinction

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced that Sreekanth Chalasani, Ph.D. and Julie Tetzlaff, Ph.D. are the 2021 winners of the organization’s two most prestigious awards for exceptional service to the postdoctoral scholar community.

National Postdoctoral Association Unveils New Strategic Plan

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) released a strategic plan for the coming three years to move closer towards its vision of “an inclusive community where all postdocs are empowered, valued, recognized, and supported in their current and future endeavors.”

2021 Mentor of the Year Finalists Announced – Eight outstanding leaders nominated from across the U.S.

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA), in partnership with Gallagher, today announced the finalists for the 2021 NPA Gallagher Mentor Award. The award recognizes a faculty member or advisor who engages in exceptional mentoring of postdoctoral scholars.

19th Annual Postdoc Event Targets Career Successes

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 19th National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) Annual Conference is set for April 15-16, 2021 and will include educational, career advancement and networking opportunities benefiting postdoctoral scholars (“postdocs”) and their host institutions around the world. More than fifty experts will dive into themes of top importance to the greater postdoc community.

National Postdoctoral Association Applauds Pay Increases for Postdocs

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As advocates for a rewarding postdoctoral experience, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) applauds the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for increasing the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) stipends for fiscal year 2021.

Thousands of Scholars Driving Innovation to be Recognized During 11th National Postdoc Appreciation Week

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) announced the 11th annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW) will take place September 21 – 25, 2020. NPAW is the nation’s largest celebration of postdoctoral scholars who serve at more than 300 institutions, acknowledging the significant contributions these “postdocs” make to U.S. research and discovery.