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Public Communications Award

Deadline: October 9


The Public Communications Award is presented by the Society of Toxicology to recognize an individual who has made a major contribution to broadening the awareness of the general public on toxicological issues, including public understanding of the role and importance of experimental animals in toxicological science, through any aspect of public communications. The award should reflect accomplishments over a significant period of time. Examples of qualifying media in which the nominated communication may appear include books, brochures, continuing education courses, data bases, extension bulletins, magazines, newspapers (local or national), public presentations, public forums, radio and television scripts, and workshops.

The award consists of a plaque and a cash stipend.

Criteria for award:

  • An individual
  • Major contribution to awareness of the public on toxicological issues
  • Accomplishments over a significant period of time through public communications

Items needed in the application:

  1. Letter of nomination from Full member of the Society
  2. Curriculum vitae of the nominee
  3. Seconding letter from Full member of the Society
  4. Both letters should provide documentation and description of the significant contributions made by the nominee via public communication efforts; CV listing is not sufficient without analysis and discussion of the important contributions.

Historical Listing of Awards Recipients

Award Group: SOT

Application Materials: