Author: GSBS | Category: Opportunities | June 23, 2017
AAAS Award for Public Engagement with Science
The AAAS Award for Public Engagement with Science recognizes scientists and engineers who make outstanding contributions to the "popularization of science." Prize recipients receive a monetary prize of $5,000, a commemorative plaque, and complimentary registration and reimbursement for reasonable travel and hotel expenses to attend the AAAS Annual Meeting to receive the prize.
Click here for eligibility and nomination procedures. For questions on nominations, contact Rebekah Corlew, award coordinator, AAAS, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each year, AAAS recognizes significant contributions to science and the public’s understanding of science. Learn more about these awards and nominate a scientist, engineer, author, journalist or public servant for their outstanding work in one or more categories. All nominations must be submitted fully completed on or before midnight on August 15.
About the Award
The AAAS Award for Public Engagement with Science, established in 1987 and formerly the AAAS Public Understanding of Science and Technology (PUST) Award, recognizes scientists and engineers who, while working in their fields, have also contributed substantially to the public's engagement with science or technology. Learn more »
The Prize is awarded annually to one young scientist for outstanding life science research for which he/she was awarded a doctoral degree in the previous two years. The topic of the entrant's thesis research must be in one of the following categories: Cell and Molecular Biology, Genomics and Proteomics, Ecology and Environment, Translational Medicine. Entrants for the 2017 prize must have been awarded their Ph.D. between January 1 2015 and December 31 2016. Application deadline: July 15, 2017