Science Communication Awards

 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 will be considered from the following categories:

1) Multimedia of any length
2) Short format text (text >4,000 words) from a nonmember
3) Long format text (text ≤4,000 words) from a nonmember
4) ASA member (any format and any length).

Entries may be newspaper or magazine articles, videos, podcasts, books, or websites that were published, broadcast, printed, or posted between specific time frames during the award year(s).

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.

Each non-member award includes a $2,500 cash prize.

Each member award includes a $1,000 cash prize.

Entries must be published between Jan 01 2019-Dec 31 2020.

Entries must be submitted by 1 April 2021.

Entries must be submitted online.  The following entry information must be provided:

Entry Category

Name, address, email address of author/s, creator/s, producer/s (indicate senior/corresponding 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



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