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August 23, 2017
Contact: Martha Wilson
(Tampa, FL) August 23, 2017 – Vivian Nguyen of Carleton University received the J. Frances Allen Scholarship at the 2017 American Fisheries Society (AFS) Annual Meeting in Tampa, Florida. AFS President Joe Margraf presented the award at the meeting’s plenary session. This award is given annually to a female Society Member and doctoral candidate who is conducting aquatic research, with emphasis placed on research promise, scientific merit, and academic achievement.
“We applaud the distinguished contributions of Vivian Nguyen and thank her for her continuous efforts to advance aquatic research,” said AFS President Joe Margraf.
Vivian’s multi-disciplinary research spans social and applied sciences as she studies knowledge mobilization associated with rapid developments in electronic tagging technology and its application in fisheries management.
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About AFS: Founded in 1870, the American Fisheries Society (AFS) is the world’s oldest and largest fisheries science society. The mission of AFS is to improve the conservation and sustainability of fishery resources and aquatic ecosystems by advancing fisheries and aquatic science and promoting the development of fisheries professionals. With five journals and numerous books and conferences, AFS is the leading source of fisheries science and management information in North America and around the world.