Tommy Thompson Award
George C. Laurence Award
The George C. Laurence Award for Pioneering Contributions to Nuclear Safety is presented in honor of Dr. George C. Laurence who was one of the pioneers in the Canadian nuclear program and who showed remarkable insight by early introducing the risk-informed concept and establishing it, in his capacity of President of the Atomic Energy Control Board, as an integral part of the Canadian nuclear safety regulatory system. The George C. Laurence Award is given occasionally based on the availability of qualified candidates.
(2) a more in-depth selection from those candidates who passed the initial screening. This latter process requires submission of a number of letters of recommendation stating the reasons why the candidate is qualified for the award.
How to apply
ANS members are invited to nominate candidates for the above-mentioned awards. To be considered for 2016 awards, nominations should be received prior to December 1, 2015 and should be accompanied by a brief description of each candidate’s accomplishments. Candidates are not required to be members of ANS, nor are they required to be residents or citizens of the USA.