[ASA] David Allen Prize - closes Friday 27th March
thill at museum.vic.gov.au
Tue Mar 17 14:44:28 AEDT 2015
A reminder that nominations for the David Allen Prize will close on Friday 27th March.
The David Allen Prize is awarded for exceptional achievement in astronomy communication.
Nomination guidelines can be found at: http://asa.astronomy.org.au/DAP/index.html
Please distribute this information widely. The prize is open to astronomy communicators and the scope of the activity is broad. However, the outreach activity must have been undertaken within Australia, by an Australian citizen, permanent resident or institution.
THE DAVID ALLEN PRIZE
The David Allen Prize is awarded to an individual, group or institution that actively connects with the public to communicate astronomical themes in an engaging and informative way. The activity should reach a broad range of audiences. It must be highly prominent and interesting, while maintaining a strong level of scientific integrity.
The scope of the activity can be quite broad such as public presentations, popular writing, sustained media and outreach events, on-line activities and/or any innovative and creative activity that achieves astronomy outreach.
The activity must have been undertaken in Australia, by an Australian citizen or permanent resident or an Australian institution, and have been published, performed or have occurred after 27 March 2012. Previous winners of the David Allen Prize are ineligible for nomination.
Dr Tanya Hill
Planetarium Manager | Senior Curator, Astronomy
Melbourne Planetarium, Scienceworks
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