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Landis Public Communication and Education Award


The Landis Public Communication and Education Award recognizes a person for outstanding efforts, dedication and accomplishment in furthering public education and understanding of the peaceful applications of nuclear technology. This may include outstanding communication in public venues as well as exceptional work done to inform teachers, students K-12 and other audiences in public education settings about nuclear science and technology applications and nuclear careers.

This award is given to an individual who, over the course of the year, has made a significant impact in public education and communication. Both members and non-members including teachers, workshop leaders, and organizers and facilitators of other youth-oriented programs are eligible for this award.

Selection Method

Nominations must include the completed nomination form accompanied by the following supporting documents:

  • A letter of recommendation
  • A narrative summary of about 1,000 words, including accomplishments, period of activity, and significance of achievements
  • A list of publications (if appropriate)
  • A brief chronological resume (if appropriate)
  • Letters of support (support letters recommended but not required, no more than five)
Nomination Deadline:
Monetary Award:
August 1
Winter Meeting

Nomination forms and supporting documents (in Word or Adobe Acrobat) should be emailed to

Hard copies can be mailed to:

Honors and Awards
American Nuclear Society
555 N. Kensington Avenue
La Grange Park, IL 60526-5535

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