Science Communication Award

We recognize Europe-based microbiologists at any stage of their career that apply science communications and public relations to contribute significantly to the public discourse about science and evidence.

Frequency: biennially

The Prize consists of:

  • FEMS will promote the communication activity (e.g. webinar or campaign) to its community in an appropriate way, e.g. via FEMS channels
  • A plaque

€ 1,000 prize money towards campaigning

Timeline:

  • The deadline for nomination is 1 May in uneven years.
  • Following selection by the FEMS Awards Board and approval by the FEMS Directors, FEMS will contact all applicants before 1 June in the year of the application.

Who is eligible?

  • persons or groups active in any field of microbiology and science communication related to microbiology
  • persons or group promoting public understanding of microbiology topics by Europe-based microbiologists at any stage of their career
  • member of a FEMS Member Society

The Award will be announced at the upcoming FEMS Congress.

Read the Award Regulations

Make a nomination

 

Previous  Science Communication Awardees

2021 – Cláudia Godinho

Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon

Claudia has demonstrated a passion for science communication, contributing to International Microorganism Day since its beginning and her enthusiasm for getting the public excited about microbiology were recognized by the Awards Committee. Her aim is now to expand International Microorganism Day to a younger audience.

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