The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has announced that the nominations process for several of its 2021 awards and prizes will open on April 15, 2020. The annual AAAS awards and prizes, which are announced at the AAAS Annual Meeting, recognize significant contributors to science and the public’s understanding of science.
The awards and prizes that will accept nominations include:
- AAAS Award for Science Diplomacy
- AAAS Award for Scientific Freedom and Responsibility
- AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science
- AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards (Closes: August 1, 2020)
- AAAS Mani L. Bhaumik Award for Public Engagement with Science
- AAAS Mentor Awards
- AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize
- AAAS Philip Hauge Abelson Prize
- AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books (Closes: July 20, 2020)
- John P. McGovern Award Lecture in the Behavioral Sciences
Award nominations for most awards will be accepted through June 30, 2020 except when noted. More details about each award and application information are available on the AAAS website.