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Public Engagement with Science Awards

The AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science and Technology recognizes excellence in public engagement with two awards:

  • AAAS Mani L. Bhaumik Award for Public Engagement with Science - Formerly known as the AAAS Award for Public Understanding of Science and Technology, this award was established in 1987 to recognize scientists and engineers who demonstrate excellence in their contribution to public engagement with science. Learn more on the Bhaumik Award page.
  • AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science - The AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science, established in 2010, recognizes early-career scientists and engineers who demonstrate excellence in their contribution to public engagement with science activities. Learn more on the Early Career Award page

Submission Period

For the 2021 AAAS Awards, nominations will open April 15 with a deadline of June 30, 2020 11:59pm ET.  

Winners will be announced at the AAAS Annual Meeting- February 8-11, 2021

 

Mani L. Bhaumik Award- 2020 Recipient

Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd is honored for his high-profile public engagement and ability to connect with audiences about the ways in which weather and climate are linked to societal issues.| Neil Orman/AAAS

 

Early Career Award- 2020 Recipient

Neil Orman/AAAS