Science Communication Awards 2021


Call for Entries 

Submission Deadline: 1 April 2021


The Acoustical Society of America (ASA) is seeking nominations for its 2021 Science Communication 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, videos, podcasts, books, or websites that were published, broadcast, printed, or posted between 1 January 2019 and 31 December 2020.

Entries will be considered from the following categories:

1) Multimedia (nonmember): any length
2) Short format award (nonmember): text >4,000 words
3) Long format award (nonmember): text <4,000 words
4) Member award: open format, any length, up to 3 awards given

Member prizes will be USD $1,000

Nonmember prizes will be a USD $2,500 stipend plus USD $1,000 travel expenses to attend the fall 2021 meeting in Seattle, WA (7-11 December 2021) where these awards will be presented.

Submissions may be made by the author or another party. For entries with multiple authors, only a single author will receive the travel stipend, and the cash prize will be split among all co-authors. Multiple entries by a single author will be judged separately. An independent panel will judge entries according to their general accessibility, relevance to acoustics, accuracy, and quality.

Entries must be received by 1 April 2021
Entries must be submitted in the form that appears below.
The following entry information must be provided:
Entry Category
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
Circulation: number of viewers, page views, subscribers, listeners, etc.
Description of significance of work
ASA Member ID (members only)

Please direct questions to Laura Kloepper

Entry Form: (*required)

Science Communication Awards Call for Entries
Full Name
100 words, 500 characters max please.
Maximum upload size: 262.14MB

For extremely large files, please email SCIENCE COMMUNICATION AWARDS to obtain a dropbox link.

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