ISSN: 0301-4460 (print), 1464-5033 (electronic) Ann Hum Biol, 2014; 41(6): 585 ! 2014 Informa UK Ltd. DOI: 10.3109/03014460.2014.959248


The Nick Norgan Award 2014

The Editors are pleased to announce that the Nick Norgan Award 2014 for the best paper published in Annals of Human Biology during 2013 has been awarded to: Melissa A. Liebert for the following article:

Implications of market integration for cardiovascular and metabolic health among an indigenous Amazonian Ecuadorian population Melissa A. Liebert, J. Josh Snodgrass, Felicia C. Madimenos, Tara J. Cepon, Aaron D. Blackwell, Lawrence S. Sugiyama Annals of Human Biology, May 2013, Vol. 40, No. 3: 228–242. In recognition of his contribution to the journal and to human biology in general, the Nick Norgan Award annually acknowledges the best paper from a number of high-impact research in the journal’s primary subject areas of human genetics, auxology, environmental physiology, epidemiology, ageing and global health. Sponsored by Informa Healthcare, a cash prize of £250 is awarded to the lead author of the winning paper as adjudicated by the editorial board. Each year, the editors evaluate all articles published in the previous volume, and select the winning papers. The Annals of Human Biology is the official journal of the Society for the Study of Human Biology (SSHB; and the recipient of the Nick Norgan Award will be entitled to one years’ free membership to the Society. Criteria The criteria for selection of papers will include judgement on the following items: (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)

Originality of work and potential to make impact in the field. Importance of the research question. Quality/sophistication of data analysis. Interpretation of the results. Quality of presentation.

Eligibility The Nick Norgan Award is open to all authors. Every accepted article published within a given volume will be considered. There is no requirement for authors to actively nominate submissions. Submission guidelines In preparing manuscripts, please first consult the Annals of Human Biology Instructions for Authors available from the journal homepage,¼ahb Manuscripts should be submitted electronically via the Journal’s Manuscript Central Site

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