Student Presentation Award

Description

The $50 Student Presentation Award is awarded each year for a presentation given at the annual meeting of the AKES to one student member based on the criteria below.

  • Presentation quality
  • Scientific quality
  • Depth of knowledge as demonstrated by answering audience questions

Award Recipients

2016

Molly McDermott-Response of arthropod communities to shrub expansion in Western Alaska (audio)

2015

Alexandria Wenninger-Hymenoptera assemblages in aspen-dominated and black spruce-dominated post-fire successional trajectories in boreal black spruce forest of interior Alaska

2014

Logan Mullen-Proposed research: A taxonomic revision of the rove beetle genus Phlaeopterus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Omaliinae) (audio)

2013

Casey Bickford-Systematics of Alaskan Aegialites Beetles: Extremely Endemic or Oversplit?

2012

Jonny Newman—Causes and consequences of variation in extrafloral nectar secretion by quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx)

2011

Brandi Fleshman—Influence of field age on the ground spider community in managed grasslands, Delta Junction, Alaska

Jill Stockbridge—Effects of different logging practices on the beetles and spiders on Prince of Wales Island, Alaska (second place)

2010

Brent Mortensen—Scales of predator mediated defense against an aspen (Populus tremuloides) specialist