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Award at a Glance

Award amount: $500 and reimbursement of expenses up to $1,500

Application deadline: December 1

Questions? Contact: Executive Office

Who Can Apply: Must be APS member.

The Orr E. Reynolds Award, named for the second Executive Secretary-Treasurer, is presented for the best historical article submitted by a member of the Society. Articles may deal with any aspect of the history of physiology, including the development of physiological ideas and their application, instrumentation, individual and collective biography, departmental and institutional history, history of societies including APS, and physiology in its public context.

Manuscripts should represent original research and be adequately documented. Articles published in journals or books of the Society during the prior three calendar years are also eligible for the award upon request by the author. If an author submits a manuscript/article but is not successful in obtaining the award, the same manuscript/article may be submitted for two consecutive years.

The recipient receives $500 and reimbursement of expenses, up to $1,500, incurred while attending the Experimental Biology meeting. The article may be published in one of the Society journals after appropriate peer review. Members may receive the award only once, and those members who have advanced degrees in the history of science or medicine are not eligible.


Eligibility
  • Applicant must be an APS member.
  • Members may receive the award only once, and those members who have advanced degrees in the history of science or medicine are not eligible.

Criteria

Applicants are required to submit the following:

  • Provide a 2 page NIH-style biosketch.
  • Historical Article

Applications are only accepted via online submission.