Science Communication Award 2023

March 15 2023 Deadline

Entries will be broken into categories by the Award Committee depending upon the types of nominations submitted.

Categories could include:
1) Long format award(s) (text >4,000 words; multimedia >30 minutes) from an ASA member or non-member
2) Short format award(s) (text ≤4,000 words; multimedia ≤30 minutes) from an ASA member or non-member

Entry examples include newspaper or magazine articles, TV or radio broadcasts, books, websites, TikTok channels, You Tube docuseries, etc. All entries should have been published, broadcast, printed, or posted between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2022.

Each non-member award includes a $2,500 cash prize and a $1,000 reimbursement to attend the awards ceremony at the Ottawa Meeting in May, 2024. Each ASA member award includes a $1,000 cash prize.

Nominations can be made by the creator (self-nomination) or for any other party. For entries with multiple authors/creators, only a single author/creator will receive the travel reimbursement and the cash prize is to be split between all co-authors. Multiple entries by a single author are accepted and will be judged separately. The Awards Committee will judge entries according to their general accessibility, relevance to acoustics, accuracy, and quality. Acoustics expert creators will not be judged against non-expert creators.

Entries are to be submitted online. Be prepared to provide the following information:

Category: journalist or acoustics professional
Name, address, email address of author/s, creator/s, producer/s (indicate senior author when applicable)
Nominator’s contact information if not a self-nomination
Title of entry and date and name of publication, host site, or broadcaster
Medium: print, online, TV or radio broadcast
Circulation: number of viewers, page views, subscribers, listeners, etc.
Description of significance of work
ASA Member ID (members only)

This form is currently closed for submissions.

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