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Nalini Nadkarni awarded NSF Enduring Achievement Award

Award honors Nadkarni's exemplary work in science communication.

Nalini Nadkarni, professor emerita in the School of Biological Sciences, will receive the Enduring Achievement Award from the National Science Foundation’s Center for Advancing Research Impacts in Society on March 24, 2023.

“Nalini Nadkarni’s unique academic career interweaves her research on rainforest canopy biota with innovative public engagement,” according to the award citation. “Professor of biology at the University of Utah, Dr. Nadkarni has written 140 scientific papers and books, supported by the National Science Foundation and the National Geographic Society. She also collaborates with faith-based groups, artists and corporations to engage with those who do not or cannot gain access to science education and nature.”

Learn more about Nadkarni and the Enduring Achievement Award here.