Nature 158, 161-161 (03 August 1946) | doi:10.1038/158161e0

George Westinghouse Newspaper Science Writing Award


In honour of the centenary of George Westing-house, founder of the Company, the Westinghouse Educational Foundation has provided funds for the award by the American Association for the Advancement of Science of awards for the encouragement of better science reporting in newspapers. The first annual George Westinghouse Newspaper Science Writing Award of 1,000 dollars will be made in December next “to the working newspaper man or woman judged to have written the best science story or series of stories this year”. Entries submitted must have appeared in a newspaper, published in the United States or its territories, between October 16, 1945 and October 15, 1946 inclusive. Entry forms can be obtained from Dr. Willard L. Valentine, Editor of Science, Smithsonian Institution Building, Washington, 25, D.C., to whom they are to be returned under post-mark not later than midnight, October 20, 1946.