Dwight Nicholson Medal for Outreach

The Forum on Outreach and Engaging the Public assumes responsibility for this prize. This important APS prize consists of the Nicholson Medal and a certificate that includes the citation for which the recipient has been recognized.

The prize shall be awarded to a physicist who either through public lectures and public media, teaching, research, or science related activities has

  1. successfully stimulated the interest and involvement of the general public on the progress in physics, or
  2. created special opportunities that inspire the scientific development of students or junior colleagues, or has developed programs for students at any level that facilitated positive career choices in physics, or
  3. demonstrated a particularly giving and caring relationship as a mentor to students or colleagues, or has succeeded in motivating interest in physics through inspiring educational works.

Full details are on the Dwight Nicholson Award page.

Nomination deadline: Friday, June 30, 2017

Contributed by: E. Dan Dahlberg

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