AAAS Awards and Prizes recognise significant contributions to science and the public’s understanding of science in public engagement, journalism, diplomacy, research, public service and more. Learn more about the range of categories and submit your nomination today. (Nominations will be accepted until 15th August)
AAAS Award for Public Engagement with Science recognizes scientists and engineers who have made outstanding contributions to the “popularization of science.”
AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science recognizes early-career scientists and engineers who have demonstrated excellence in their contributions to public engagement with science activities.
AAAS Award for Science Diplomacy recognizes an individual, or team of individuals, in the scientific and engineering or foreign affairs communities making an outstanding contribution to furthering science diplomacy.
AAAS Award for Scientific Freedom and Responsibility honors scientists, engineers, and their organizations whose exemplary actions have served to foster scientific freedom and responsibility.
AAAS Kavil Science Journalism Awards honor distinguished reporting on science by professional journalists. The awards, an internationally recognized measure of excellence in science journalism for a general audience, go to individuals (rather than institutions, publishers, or employers) for coverage of the sciences, engineering, and mathematics.
AAAS Mentor Award honors scientists and engineers who have mentored significant numbers of students from underrepresented groups in science and engineering fields, or have worked to increase the diversity of students pursuing and completing doctoral studies in the sciences. The award is intended for early- to mid-career individuals.
AAAS Mentor Award for Lifetime Achievement honors scientists and engineers who, over a period of 25 years or more, have successfully mentored significant numbers of students from underrepresented groups in science and engineering fields, or have worked to increase the diversity of students pursuing and completing doctoral studies in the sciences.
AAAS Philip Hauge Abelson Prize recognizes an individual who has made exceptional contributions to the advancement of science as a public servant, or a scientist who has been distinguished for both scientific achievement and other notable services to the scientific community.
AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prizes for Excellence in Science Books recognize outstanding science writing and illustration in books for children and young adults.
Science Magazine Awards recognize achievements by scientists at all stages of their careers and is sponsored or cosponsored by Science and its publisher, the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Posted on behalf of Sheena Cruickshank, PhD FRSA, Senior Lecturer in Immunology, Academic Lead for Public Engagement with Research, Honorary Curator, Manchester Museum