This Prize will reward an individual that has promoted science and evidence as a matter of public interest, with a particular emphasis on those who have faced difficult or hostility in doing so.
Nominations are open to any kind of engagement activity (including writing, speaking and other types of public engagement) in one of the three following areas:
- Addressing misleading information about scientific or medical issues in any forum.
- Bringing sound evidence to bear in a public or policy debate.
- Helping people to make sense of a complex scientific issue
For further details about the Prize and the nomination form, please click here.
The winner of the Prize will win £2000 and their award will be announced in Nature.
The deadline for nominations is midnight 20th August 2012. The winner will be announced in November 2012.
If you plan to nominate a BU colleague, we would love to hear about it! Please contact Becca on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01202 961206.