Nominations are invited for the John Maddox Prize 2019 for Standing up for Science. The John Maddox Prize recognises the work of individuals who promote science and evidence, advancing the public discussion around difficult topics.
Sir John Maddox, whose name this prize commemorates, was a passionate and tireless champion and defender of science, engaging with difficult debates and inspiring others to do the same. As a writer and editor, he changed attitudes and perceptions, and strove for better understanding and appreciation of science throughout his long working life.
- The winner of the John Maddox Prize receives £3000, and an announcement of the winner is published in Nature. The award is presented at a reception hosted at Wellcome Collection in November.
- An additional award is also made to someone who in the opinion of the judges is at an early stage of their career.