Volume 94 Issue 1 | p. 8 | News of The Week
Issue Date: January 4, 2016

ACS Considers Adding Safety Criteria To Fellows Nominations

Lab Safety: Move comes after AAAS elects Patrick Harran as one of its fellows
Department: Science & Technology
Keywords: Harran, UCLA, Sheri Sangji, lab fire, death, lab safety, national award, fellow

The American Chemical Society Committee on Grants & Awards is considering adding safety criteria to nominations for ACS Fellows, as well as allowing the society to revoke a national award or fellow designation.

At an ACS Board of Directors meeting on Dec. 14, 2015, then-president Diane Grob Schmidt requested that the board review and reinforce ACS’s commitment to safety through its national awards and fellows program, as . . .

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