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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 Michael Manga.

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Submissions

The 2020 Nominations for all AGU honors will open on Tuesday 15 October 2019. Check back soon to submit a nomination!

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Past recipients

Name Year of honor
Marie Edmonds  2019 
Nicolas Dauphas 2018
Catherine Chauvel 2017
Richard Walker 2016
Katharine Cashman 2015
Jane Selverstone 2014
Dante Canil 2013
Jay Ague 2012
Colin Wilson 2011
Dominique Weiss 2010
Mark Harrison 2009
Alex Halliday 2008
Tim Grove 2007
Roberta Rudnick 2006
Calvin Miller 2005
Michael Manga 2004
Claude Jaupart 2003
C.J. Hawkesworth 2002
Bernard Wood 2001
Bruce Marsh 2000
Bruce Watson 1999
Charlie Langmuir 1998
Steve Haggerty 1997
Wally Broeker 1996
Stan Hart 1995

     
       
       
       
       
       

Honors Contacts

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Robert Rader

Director, Engagement and Membership

202-777-7418 | [email protected]

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Leah Bland

Program Manager, Honors

202-777-7389 | [email protected]

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Antonio Covington

Program Specialist, Section Awards and Lectures

202-777-7484 | [email protected]