Washington, DC (May 24, 2022) – The Journal of Science Policy & Governance (JSPG) is excited to announce the selection of CEO Adriana Bankston as the winner of the inaugural 2022 ARIS Emerging BI Leader Award!
Awards in this category are made to practitioners and scholars who demonstrate great promise through their early research impact leadership efforts. In the selection notice, ARIS recognized Bankston for her work in affecting science policy and advocacy, and the importance of this work for the future of the STEM workforce.
“Most remarkable was the amount of impact that Adriana has had so early in her career. The awards committee was impressed by Adriana’s work and is excited to recognize her with the inaugural award in this category,” said Susan Renoe, PhD, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, Extension & Engagement at the University of Missouri and Executive Director of ARIS. “We are excited to see what else Adriana will accomplish in her career.”
ARIS Awards recognize researchers and practitioners undertaking exemplary work in the societal impact of research and higher education. Awardees were honored during the 2022 virtual ARIS Broader Impacts Summit. Learn more about this year’s awardees here.
The Journal of Science Policy & Governance is an internationally recognized, open-access peer-reviewed publication dedicated to elevating students, post-docs, policy fellows and young scholars in science, technology and innovation policy and governance debate worldwide. JSPG publishes high-quality articles covering the widest range of topics in formats that are accessible to policymakers. Since 2011, JSPG has served as a vehicle for students and early career researchers to bolster their research and writing credentials in science policy. Visit sciencepolicyjournal.org and follow on Twitter @SciPolJournal to learn more.