AACR June L. Biedler prize for cancer journalism – entries due Dec 12

The American Association for Cancer Research's annual June L Biedler Prize for Cancer Journalism is calling for entries, which are due by December 12. The prize will "will honor and reward outstanding journalistic coverage that enhances the public’s understanding of cancer, cancer research, or cancer policy." There are six categories of prize: large and small … Continue reading AACR June L. Biedler prize for cancer journalism – entries due Dec 12

RANZCOG (ObGyn) media award open for entries

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists' annual Media Award of Excellence is open for entries. The award "acknowledges the important role the media play in informing decision makers and the public about women’s health ". This year's award is open to print, radio, television or online reports published/broadcast between 1 … Continue reading RANZCOG (ObGyn) media award open for entries

Food Security Journalism Award: entries close 15 June

Written anything about global food security in the past year? The Crawford Fund's Food Security Journalism Award recognises work that explores the theme of global food security, including food supply, production, R&D, trade, food loss and waste, biosecurity, training, and policy issues. The entry window closes on June 15, the winner receives a 'seeing is believing' visit … Continue reading Food Security Journalism Award: entries close 15 June

Food Sustainability Media Awards – entries close 31 May

Written or reported anything about food, agriculture, hunger, obesity, food waste or starvation in the last year? Entries to the Food Sustainability Media Awards, from the Thomson Reuters Foundation and Barilla, close this Thursday 31 May, with EU10,000 up for grabs in prizes. The awards honour reporting on issues such as obesity, hunger, agriculture, food … Continue reading Food Sustainability Media Awards – entries close 31 May

CancerWorld Journalism Award – entries due soon

The entry window for CancerWorld magazine's annual journalism award closes soon (May 1), so any journalists who have done in-depth or investigative pieces on cancer are encouraged to get their entries in soon. The categories for the award are patient and carer experience; research, science and treatment; policy, services and affordability; and prevention. The award … Continue reading CancerWorld Journalism Award – entries due soon

American Geophysical Union journalism award entries due

The American Geophysical Union sponsors three journalism awards - the David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism for news writing, the Walter Sullivan Award for Excellence in Science Journalism for feature writing, and the Robert C. Cowen Award for Sustained Achievement in Science Journalism (not offered in 2018). The awards are open to any journalist … Continue reading American Geophysical Union journalism award entries due

Cancer World Journalism Award invites entries

The international magazine Cancer World, published by the European School of Oncology, runs a journalism award that "encourages, celebrates and rewards journalists who deliver insights into the personal and social impact of the disease, and efforts to change policy, practice or advocacy." The award is open to print, online, radio, video or television, published between … Continue reading Cancer World Journalism Award invites entries

Entries invited for Eureka Prize for Science Journalism

Entries are now invited for the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes - Australia's 'Oscars of Science' - which include a prize for science journalism, sponsored by the Federal Department of Industry, Innovation and Science. The Eureka Prize for Science Journalism is awarded to an Australian journalist or team of journalists "whose work is assessed as having … Continue reading Entries invited for Eureka Prize for Science Journalism

Entries for Kavli Prize journalism scholarships close January 15

The World Federation of Science Journalists is offering five international scholarships for journalists to attend the Kavli Prize week in Oslo (1-6 September, 2018). The Kavli Prize has been awarded every two years since 2008 in astrophysics, nanoscience, and neuroscience. The prize consists of 1 million US dollars in each field, and a gold medal presented … Continue reading Entries for Kavli Prize journalism scholarships close January 15