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Reginald Daly Lecture

Information on the Lecture

The Reginald Daly Lecture honors the life and work of Canadian Geologist Reginald Aldworth Daly. It is presented annually to a recipient who exemplifies Daly’s work with outstanding contributions to volcanology, geochemistry, or petrology. The lecture is presented during the AGU Fall Meeting.

The Daly Lecture is also part of the Bowie Lecture Series, established in 1989 to commemorate the 50th presentation of the William Bowie medal, AGU’s highest honor.

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Lecturer Benefits

AGU is proud to recognize our Volcanology, Geochemistry, or Petrology section honorees. Recipients of the Reginald Daly Lecture will receive the following benefits during the lecture year:

  • 1
    Lecture certificate
  • 2
    Recognition in Eos
  • 3
    Recognition at the AGU Fall Meeting
  • 4
    An invitation to present the Daly Lecture at the AGU Fall Meeting

Eligibility

To better understand eligibility for nominators, supporters and Daly Lecture Committee members, review AGU’s Honors Conflict of Interest Policy.

  • The nominee is required to be an active AGU member.
  • The following individuals are not eligible to be candidates for the award during their terms of service:
    • AGU President;
    • AGU President-elect;
    • Council Leadership Team members;
    • Honors and Recognition Committee members;
    • Volcanology, Geochemistry, and Petrology section leadership;
    • Reginald Lecture Committee members;
    • All full-time AGU staff; and
    • AGU Fellows.

  • Nominators are not required to hold an active AGU membership.
  • Thesis/research advisors are eligible nominators.
  • The following individuals are not eligible to be nominators for the award during their terms of service:
    • AGU President;
    • AGU President-elect;
    • Council Leadership Team members;
    • Honors and Recognition Committee members;
    • Volcanology, Geochemistry, and Petrology section leadership;
    • Reginald Lecture Committee members; and
    • All full-time AGU staff.

  • Individuals who write letters of support for the nominee are not required to be active AGU members.
  • Supports may not be currently or recently associated with the nominee’s institution.
  • The following individuals are not eligible to be supporters for the award during their terms of service:
    • AGU President;
    • AGU President-elect;
    • Council Leadership Team members;
    • Honors and Recognition Committee members;
    • Volcanology, Geochemistry, and Petrology section leadership;
    • Reginald Lecture Committee members; and
    • All full-time AGU staff.

The following relationships need to be identified and communicated to the Award Committee but will not disqualify individuals from participating in the nomination or committee review process. These apply to committee members, nominators, and supporters:

  • Current dean, departmental chair, supervisor, supervisee, laboratory director, an individual with whom one has a current business or financial relationship (e.g., business partner, employer, employee);
  • Research collaborator or co-author within the last three years; and/or
  • An individual working at the same institution or having accepted a position at the same institution.

Individuals with the following relationships are disqualified from participating in the award nomination process as a nominator or supporter:

  • Family member, spouse, or partner.
  • A previous graduate (Master’s or Ph.D.) and/or postdoctoral advisor, or postdoctoral fellow may not write a nomination letter but may write a supporting letter after five years of terminating their relationship with the nominee beginning on 1 January after the year the relationship was terminated.
  • A former doctoral or graduate student, or a former postdoctoral fellow may not write a nomination letter for a former advisor but may write a supporting letter after five years of terminating their relationship with the nominee beginning on 1 January after the year the relationship was terminated.

Nomination Package

Named section lectures are not required to follow a nomination cycle process (i.e. submit a nomination package). Sections have the flexibility to adopt the process that will best serve their communities in seeking their lecture recipients. For nomination requirements, please contact the Section President Dominique Weis.

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Submission Process

Nominations and recommendations for the Reginald Daly Lecture are being accepted through 15 April 2022. Nominations can be submitted directly to the VGP President Dominique Weis. If you have any questions, please contact Dominique Weis or AGU.

Submissions are reviewed by the Daly Lecture Committee.

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Recipients

Jenni Barclay

2022

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Lecture Title

The terrestrial magma ocean: geochemical constraints

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Marie Edmonds

2019

Nicolas Dauphas

2018

Catherine Chauvel

2017

Richard J Walker

2016

Katharine V Cashman

2015

Jane Selverstone

2014

Dante Canil

2013

Jay James Ague

2012

Colin J N Wilson

2011

Dominique Weis

2010

T. Mark Harrison

2009

Alexander Halliday

2008

Timothy L Grove

2007

Roberta L Rudnick

2006

Calvin F Miller

2005

Michael Manga

2004

Claude P Jaupart

2003

Chris Hawkesworth

2002

Bernard J Wood

2001

Bruce D Marsh

2000

E Bruce Watson

1999

Charles H Langmuir

1998

Stephen E Haggerty

1997

Wallace S Broecker

1996

Stanley R Hart

1995

Edward M Stolper

1994

David Walker

1993

Honors Contacts

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Rosa Maymi

Director, Engagement and Membership

202-777-7322 | [email protected]

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Leah Bland

Program Manager, Honors

202-777-7389 | [email protected]

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Hannah Hoffman

Honors and Affiliation Program Coordinator

202-777-7515 | [email protected]