Call for Nominations: 2024 Golden Goose Award

Nominate your colleagues, collaborators, and role models for a 2024 Golden Goose Award!

The Award honors federally funded researchers whose work may sound silly, odd, obscure, wasteful of taxpayer funding, or serendipitous, but has had a major positive impact on society. The purpose of the Award is to demonstrate the human and/or economic benefits of federally funded scientific research. It’s intended to demonstrate that scientific outcomes build upon each other and that the technological advances that flow from them cannot easily be predicted at the outset of a particular scientific research project.

Nominations for the 2024 Award are being accepted through December 15. More information and the nomination form can be found here


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