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SSP and SACP Announce The Call For Awards Nominations To Be Presented at Pittcon 2015

The Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh (SSP) and the Society of Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh (SACP), sponsors of Pittcon, are pleased to announce the call for nominations for four prestigious annual awards that will be presented at Pittcon 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

SSP Call for Nominations

The Pittsburgh Spectroscopy Award. This award is recognizes outstanding contributions in the field of applied spectroscopy.

Nomination deadline is March 31, 2014.

The Ralph N. Adams Award in Bioanalytical Chemistry includes a cash award and travel expenses. The award recognizes noteworthy contributions to the field of bioanalytical chemistry, broadly defined. The recipient will have introduced a significant technique, theory, instrument or application important to the life sciences, and provided an exceptional environment to educate bioanalytical chemists.

Nomination deadline is May 2, 2014.

SACP Call for Nominations

Pittsburgh Analytical Chemistry Award This award honors an individual’s impact to the field of analytical chemistry including the introduction of a substantial technique, theory or instrument or providing exceptional training or a fertile environment for progress in analytical chemistry. The winner will receive a cash award and travel costs to Pittcon 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana and will be included as a speaker in Pittsburgh Analytical Chemistry Award Symposium in his/her honor.

Nomination deadline is April 25, 2014.

Pittsburgh Conference Achievement Award is a tribute to individuals for outstanding achievements in the fields of analytical chemistry and/or applied spectroscopy within 10 years after completion of their Ph. D. work.

Nomination deadline is April 11, 2014.

For complete requirements, guidelines and submission instructions for all the awards, please visit . Visit to see a complete list of all the 2014 award recipients.

About Pittcon

Pittcon® is a registered trademark of The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, a Pennsylvania non-profit organization. Co-sponsored by the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh and the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh, Pittcon is the premier annual conference and exposition on laboratory science. Proceeds from Pittcon fund science education and outreach at all levels, kindergarten through adult. Pittcon donates more than a million dollars a year to provide financial and administrative support for various science outreach activities includingscience equipment grants, research grants, scholarships and internships for students, awards to teachers and professors, and grants to public science centers, libraries and museums. Visit for more information.

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