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Landis Public Communication and Education Award

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Established in the name of John W. Landis. Recognizes an individual 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, K-12 students, and other audiences in public education settings about nuclear science and technology applications in nuclear careers.

This award is given to an individual who, over the course of the year, has made significant impact in public education and communication. Both members and non-members are eligible for this award.

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
  • A brief chronological resume
  • Letters of support (support letters recommended but not required, no more than five)

Nomination Deadline: August 1

Presented: Winter Meeting

Monetary Award: $1,000

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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