National Academies Communication Awards Nominations Due February 8

By Renee Dopplick, ACM Director of Public Policy
February 3, 2016

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is accepting nominations for its 2016 Communications Awards. The awards recognize individuals or teams who published innovative works during 2015 that help the public understand advances and issues in science, engineering, and/or medicine. Winners will be honored at a ceremony in the fall. Self-nominations are encouraged. Nominations are due by February 8, 2016.

Nominations are accepted in four categories: (1) book, (2) movie, radio, and television, (3) magazine, newspaper, and media, and (4) online, e.g. blogs, podcasts, videos, data visualizations, etc. Nominations must demonstrate that the original works were published, broadcast, or released in the United States in English in 2015.

For more information, visit the Keck Futures Initiative, a program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.