Nominations for the 2011 Joshua Phillips Award for Innovation in Science Engagement are now open.
The Joshua Phillips Award (or Josh Award) is intended to recognise and nurture the finest practitioners in science communication who, whilst being young professional science communicators, have already demonstrated exceptional potential for innovation in the relatively new field of public engagement with science.
The Award is open to anyone who is recognised as an up-and-coming talent in science communication, with innovative and new ideas.
The successful nominee will receive a personal prize of £1,000 and be appointed as “Science Communicator in residence” at the Manchester Science Festival 2012.
Previous winners include Chris Smith from the Naked Scientists, Karen Bultitude from the UWE , Bristol (middle), David Price from Science Made Simple (left) and Steve Cross from UCL (right).
Make a nomination
Find out more more about the Josh Award and how to nominate someone.
Nominations must be received by Sunday 28 August 2011.