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The Neotropical Ichthyological Association will be meeting with the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists –JMIH) July 15-19, 2015 in Reno Nevada (see http://www.dce.k-state.edu/conf/jointmeeting/). Our meeting there will be on the evening of July 17, 6 P.M. We are giving cash awards for the best student oral and poster presentations on Neotropical ichthyology. The details of award eligibility and all submission directions are given on the ASIH meeting web site. The deadline for abstracts is March 31, 2015. Here is the text of the NIA Award announcement that is on the JMIH web site:

The Neotropical Ichthyological Association (NIA) will recognize with a cash award the best student papers (1 oral presentation and 1 poster presentation) presented at the 2015 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists on a topic which in the opinion of the judges substantially includes the study of Neotropical fishes. To be eligible the student must be the first author and the presenter of the paper or poster. Multi-authored presentations are eligible.

To be eligible students must be registered in a degree program (graduate or undergraduate), or have received their degree no more than 15 months prior to the presentation, and indicate to the meeting organizers their intention to compete in compliance with the guidelines and deadlines set forth by the organizers of the JMIH meeting. Please indicate the appropriate category for which you are applying on the abstract submission form. For questions please contact Jonathan N. Baskin.

 

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