Guest post by Nancy Coppola, chair of the 2013 STC Ken Rainey Excellence in Research Award.
Please help us continue to honor the distinguished research contributions of Dr. Ken Rainey by nominating yourself or a colleague for the prestigious 2013 STC Ken Rainey Award for Excellence in Research. The Ken Rainey Award celebrates Ken Rainey’s passion for research that results in significant improvements to technical communication, especially to practice. It rewards a lifetime of quality research in the field, a single high-quality empirical study, or a set of related high-quality studies.
The nomination process is easy: simply send your nomination to me by email—the nominee’s name and contact information. The committee does the rest: we contact the nominee and request the application and supporting materials.
Nominations are due by 2 November 2012 and applications from contacted candidates are due by 14 December 2012.
Nominees must be STC members for a minimum of one year. Any STC member may nominate, and members may self-nominate as well.