Dr. Carol A. Barnes - Honors and Awards
Elected to National Academy of Sciences, 2018
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MOCA Local Genius Award, 2017
The MOCA Local Genius Awards honors those visionary and innovative Tucsonans whose activities have a global impact, and whose talents have been internationally recognized. The Awards are a testament to the rich intellectual diversity of Tucson and a reflection of MOCA's commitment to honoring cutting edge creativity in all disciplines and practices.
Quad-L award, 2017
The Quad-L award is intended to honor a distinguished contemporary scientist who is actively engaged in research in some facet of learning/memory/cognition. Among previous awardees are: Robert A. Rescorla, Larry R. Squire, Brenda Milner, Michael I. Posner, Anne Treisman, James L. McClelland.
APA Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions, 2014
The APA Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, first given in 1956, recognizes senior scientists for distinguished theoretical or empirical contributions to basic research in psychology.
Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience, Society for Neuroscience, 2013
Carol Barnes, director of the McKnight Brain Institute, was recently awarded the prestigious Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience, the highest honor awarded by the Society for Neuroscience. The prize honors an outstanding scientist who has made significant contributions to the field of neuroscience throughout his or her career.
Galileo Fellow, College of Science, University of Arizona, 2011 - present
2010 APA Division 6 D.B. Marquis Behavioral Neuroscience Award for Behavioral Neuroscience, 124:559-573, 2010
Society for Neuroscience Mika Salpeter Lifetime Achievement Award, 2010
2009 APA Division 6 D.B. Marquis Behavioral Neuroscience Award for Behavioral Neuroscience, 122:535-548, 2008
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2007 - present
Endowed Chair: Evelyn F. McKnight Chair for Learning and Memory in Aging, 2006 - present
Regents Professor, University of Arizona, 2006 - present
MERIT Award, National Advisory Council on Aging, 2004 - 2014
Foreign Member, The Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters (Natural Sciences), 2004 -present
ADAMHA Research Scientist Award, National Institute of Mental Health, 1994 -1999
ADAMHA Research Scientist Development Award, National Institute of Mental Health, 1989 -1994
Research Career Development Award, National Institutes of Health, 1984 -1989
NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship in Science, 1981-1982
NIH National Research Service Award, 1979 -1981
Ontario Graduate Fellowship, 1972-1974
Elected Phi Beta Kappa, 1971
National Science Foundation Summer Research Fellowship, 1969