The Lifetime Achievement Award is ISIR’s highest honor, reserved for individuals who have, over their professional lifetime, substantially advanced the field of intelligence.
The Holden Memorial Address for Distinguished Journalism is named in honor of Constance Holden, an American science journalist best known for her reporting on the genetic basis of human behavior. ISIR awards an annual Holden Memorial Address to a journalist or writer whose work has significantly contributed to public dissemination of the science of human intelligence.
The Distinguished Contributor Interview is selected on the basis of having a significant and interesting history of contribution to the field. Camilla Benbow started this series with her interview of Julian Stanley in 2002; since 2003, David Lubinski has been interviewing these contributors.
JOHN B. CARROLL AWARD FOR BEST RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
The John B. Carroll award was given to acknowledge rigor and novelty in research methodology, typically to an early-career researcher. ISIR gave this award from 2004 to 2018.
ISIR additionally awards two students at each annual conference for Best Student Paper and Best Student Poster. Each award comes with a $500 prize.
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