Deadline March 15 for Science Journalism Awards

The Canadian Science Writers Association’s annual awards program are open to journalists in all Canadian media, with a submissions deadline of Friday, March 15, 2013.

One of the most prominent awards is the Herb Lampert Emerging Journalist Award, open to any student or young journalist who published a major piece of science journalism (print, digital, broadcast) in 2012. [More info.]

The Sanofi Pasteur Medal For Excellence In Health Research Journalism is a national award is intended to highlight the pivotal role that journalists play in raising public awareness of the importance of health research in Canada. [More info.]

The Science in Society awards honour outstanding contributions to journalism in Canadian print and broadcast media. Print entries must have appeared in a Canadian publication aimed at the general public. Electronic entries must have been aired on a cable or broadcast system licensed in Canada.

These awards are presented for original material disseminated – in French or English print or broadcast – during the 2012 calendar year. The awards will be presented at the upcoming CSWA 42nd annual conference, June 6-9 in Montreal.

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