------The ASM Public Communicaitons Award will no longer be offered beginning in 2013-------
Eligibility is limited to primary authors of information concerning the microbiological sciences appearing in mass media, including print (newspapers and periodicals only) and broadcast media readily available to the general public and websites. Individual items and series are eligible. Books and institutionally sponsored publications are not eligible.
International entries are accepted but must be translated into English prior to submission. All submissions must have been published within the 2011 calendar year. Winners will be selected by a panel of their peers.
The award consists of a $2,500 cash prize, a commemorative plaque, and travel expenses to attend the ASM General Meeting for presentation of the award.
All nominations must be received by February 29 for work published or aired during the preceding calendar year. Deadline cannot be extended.
Applicants may nominate themselves. Nominations must consist of the following:
- Nomination Cover Page
- Letter explaining how the work submitted contributes to public awareness, knowledge, and understanding of the science of microbiology
- Statement of when and where the work appeared
- Six copies of the submitted work, either published or taped
ASM Public Communications Award
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