Past Winners

 

Crerar

 

The winning papers are published in the Chicago Biological Investigator (CBI).

2011-2012

1st place
Unidentified Flowering Objects: Science Education, Environmental Education, and the Mysteries of the Backyards
By Noah Weisz

2nd place
Devil Transmissible Facial Tumors
By Annie Wang

2010-2011

1st Place
Eating Like Cavemen
By Anna Griffith

2nd Place
Radiation Dose and Cancer Risk from CT Scans
By Jeremy Bancroft Brown

2009-2010

1st Place
Karl Popper and Antarctic Ice: The Climate Debate and its Problems
By Peter Borah

2nd Place
The Oceanic Acid Trip: Why CO2
By Michael Roytburd

2008-2009

1st Place
The discovery of the polymerase chain reaction: A scientific (and personal) journey
By Laura Felley

2nd Place
Could Not the Race of Men Be Improved?
By Laurel K. Mylonas-Orwig

2007-2008

1st Place
Combating the Spread of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus: A Question of Research and Public Reaction
By Laura Felley

2nd Place
Sellout
By Conor Hughes

2006-2007

1st Place
Climate Change and Coral Bleaching
By Eric Chan

2nd Place
Colliding Interests: The Future of Particle Physics
By Bihui Li

2005-2006

1st Place
The Survival of Science: What Scientists must do to defuse the evolution controversy
By Stephen Brusatte

2nd Place
After Petroleum: The transition to a New Transportation Fuel Source
By Daniel Isaac Wolf

2004-2005

1st Place
Kin
By Bihui Li

2nd Place
Engineers of our own Disaster: Dike Construction, Land Reclamation, and their Hidden Consequences
By Stephen Brusatte

Both papers have been published in the Chicago Biological Investigator (CBI), vol 2 (2) Spring 2005.

2003-2004

1st Place
Craig Segall Lost Worlds: The Late Pleistocene Extinctions and the Modern Crisis

2nd Place
Stephen Brusatte Continents Adrift and Sea-Floor Spreading: The Revolution of Plate Tectonics

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

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crerar-prize@lib.uchicago.edu
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