Applications call for the John Maddox Prize 2020 for Standing up for the Science. Moreover, the prize recognizes the work of individuals who promote science and evidence; advancing the public discussion around difficult topics despite challenges or hostility.
This prizes is in the name of Sir John Maddox. He was a passionate and tireless champion and defender of science; engaging with difficult debates and inspiring others to do the same. In addition to that, as a writer and editor, he changed attitudes and perceptions and strove for a better understanding and appreciation of science throughout his long working life.
The winners of the John Maddox will receive £3000. In addition to that, an additional award is also available to someone who in the opinion of the judges is at an early stage of their career. The John Maddox Prize awards evening is hosted at Wellcome Collection, London in November.
The John Maddox Prize for Standing up for Science s a global prize as people from any country and in any field are welcome for nomination. But however, the prize is mostly open to an individual for any kind of public activity in any of the following areas
The judging panel will evaluate the nominees depending on the following features