Romer-Simpson Medal

Theropod trackway, Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite, Wyoming, photo credit: Thomas Holtz

Romer-Simpson Medal

© Michael Skrepnick

The A.S. Romer – G.G. Simpson medal, the society’s highest award, is awarded for sustained and outstanding scholarly excellence in the discipline of Vertebrate Paleontology.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS 

  • Nominees do NOT need to be members of SVP. 

HOW TO SUBMIT 

Submit nominations via the online award submission system.  Nominations are confidential and candidates should not be informed of the submission. Please include the following in your nomination documentation:  

  • A formal letter of nomination 
  • At least two (2) seconding letters of support. Each letter must bear the contact information of the person providing the letter (name, institution, phone and e-mail address). Nominating and supporting letters should explain how the individual fits the criteria for the award, emphasizing the nominee’s contributions to Vertebrate Paleontology over the span of his/her career. 
  • Curriculum vitae of the nominee. 
  • Nominees may include vertebrate paleontologists who have made outstanding and sustained contributions to the field from mid to senior career levels. 

Click here to apply! 

Submission deadline is April 23rd, 2021, at 11:59 pm EDT

QUESTIONS? 

Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan, Chair, Romer-Simpson Panel

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