Science Writing Awards
Call for Entries
Submission Deadline: 31 March 2017
The Acoustical Society of America (ASA) is seeking nominations for its 2017 Science Writing Awards in Acoustics, which are intended to recognize excellence in the presentation of acoustics related topics to a popular audience.
Entries may be newspaper or magazine articles, TV or radio broadcasts, books, or websites that were published, broadcast, printed, or posted between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2016. Separate awards will be made to a journalist and a professional in the field of acoustics. Submissions may be made by the author or another party. An independent panel will judge entries according to their general accessibility, relevance to acoustics, accuracy, and quality.
Each award includes a $2,500 cash prize and a $1000 stipend to travel to the 174th ASA meeting in New Orleans, LA, 4-8 December 2016, where the awards will be presented on Wednesday afternoon, 6 December.