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Ten Elsevier Titles Selected as Finalists in the 2020 PROSE Awards
We are thrilled to announce that the Association of American Publishers has selected ten Elsevier titles as Finalists in its 2020 PROSE Awards. These titles, encompassing topics ranging from ecology to physics to robotics, demonstrate Elsevier’s wide scope of exceptional publications. We extend our hearty congratulations to the authors and editorial teams behind these excellent books.
Established in 1976, the PROSE Awards have recognized the best new books across a wide-ranging 49 subject categories. They received more than 630 entries to the Awards this year. Maria A. Pallante, President and CEO of AAP, says, “The quality of this year’s PROSE Awards submissions was ample testimony that scholarship is alive and well in every field of scholarly publishing”.
- Chemistry and Physics: Chemical, Gas, and Biosensors for Internet of Things and Related Applications by Kohji Mitsubayashi, Osamu Niwa and Yuko Ueno
- Clinical Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health Sciences: Sleep and Health by Michael Grandner
- Biomedicine and Neuroscience: Genome Chaos: Rethinking Genetics, Evolution, and Molecular Medicine by Henry Heng
- Biomedicine and Neuroscience: Human Brainstem: Cytoarchitecture, Chemoarchitecture, Myeloarchitecture by George Paxinos, Teri Furlong and Charles Watson
- Earth Science: The Sun as a Guide to Stellar Physics by Oddbjørn Engvold, Jean-Claude Vial and Andrew Skumanich
- Engineering and Technology: Handbook of Robotic and Image Guided Surgery by Mohammad H. Abedin-Nasab
- Engineering and Technology: Japan’s Quest for Nuclear Energy and the Price it has Paid: Accidents, Consequences, and Lessons Learned for the Global Nuclear Industry by Noriko Behling, Thomas Behlind, Mark Williams and Shunsuke Managi
- Engineering and Technology: Lithium-Ion Battery Chemistries: A Primer by John Warner
- Textbook: Freshwater Ecology: Concepts and Environmental Applications of Limnology, 3rd Edition by Walter Dodds and Matt Whiles
- Textbook: Handbook of Sleep Disorders in Medical Conditions by Josée Savard and Marie‐Christine Ouellet
Each of the finalists will go on to compete against the others in its category for the title of Subject Category Winner. Five Subject Category Winners will then be awarded the title of “Best Book.” The results of these competitions will be announced in the coming weeks.
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