Harold Shapiro will receive the National Academies’ highest award

Shapiro to Receive Public Welfare Medal, NAS’ Most Prestigious Award

Harold T. Shapiro, an economist lauded for his ability to distill, debate,

and resolve the complex aspects of controversial scientific issues,

has been awarded the National Academy of Sciences’ Public Welfare Medal.


What’s New @ the National Academies  Mon, Jan. 23, 2012

National Academy of Sciences honors 18 scientists

yellow bullet  Academy Honors 18 for Major Contributions to Science
Jan. 28, 2009: The NAS will honor 18 individuals in 2009 with awards recognizing extraordinary scientific achievements in the areas of biology, chemistry, geology, astronomy, social sciences, psychology, and application of science for the public good.

Source: WhatsNew@nationalacademies.org Jan. 30, 2009