Outstanding Achievement in Research and Scholarly Activities Award

This award honors faculty for their outstanding achievements in research, scholarship, or creative activities.

Criteria for Selection

Nominees should meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • A significant research or theoretical paper published in a major professional journal, a major book, or its equivalent
  • A major consultancy, grant, or commission
  • An important patent or invention
  • The extent of collaborative involvement in the contribution by colleagues and/or students
  • Evidence of positive impact of contributions on a field of research, discipline, interdisciplinary scholarship, or society
  • Evidence of contributions that enhance the mission of the academic unit and the HSC (e.g., attracting new faculty, graduate students, visiting professors; enhanced educational opportunities; etc.)

Suggested Materials in Support of Nomination

  • Abridged CV, with relevant research details (5 page limit)
  • Publications or other examples of the outcomes of the research, including full citations and relevant links
  • Two letters of support from colleagues external to WVU
  • A maximum of two additional letters of support from colleagues either internal or external to WVU