Golden Goose Award honors researchers for impacts on society
September 22, 2016
The 5th annual Golden Goose Award ceremony honored three teams of federally funded researchers whose seemingly obscure work has led to major breakthroughs and resulted in significant societal impact. AAAS CEO Rush Holt and Representatives Jim Cooper (D-TN), Randy Hultgren (R-IL), Bob Dold (R-IL), and Bill Foster (D-IL) all spoke on the importance of federally funded research and congratulated the awardees at the D.C. event. Read an editorial in The Hill on the Golden Goose award and see the webcast of the awards ceremony here.