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JPBM Communications Award

This award is given each year to reward and encourage communicators who, on a sustained basis, bring mathematical ideas and information to nonmathematical audiences.

Award Details
The US$1,000 award is made annually. Both mathematicians and non-mathematicians are eligible.

Next Award 
January 2017

Nomination Deadline
March 31, 2016

Nomination Procedure
Nominations should be submitted to:

Professor Carla D. Savage
Office of the AMS Secretary
Department of Computer Science
Box 8206
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-8206 USA
  Email AMS Secretary Carla Savage

Please include biographical information and a short description of the work that is the basis of the nomination.

Most Recent Award:  2015

Simon Singh received the 2016 JPBM Communications Award for Expository and Popular Books and the Museum of Mathematics was awarded the 2016 JPBM Communications Award for Public Outreach.

Through his articles for major media, his blog FiveThirtyEight.com, and his book The Signal and the Noise, Nate Silver has provided a great public service by showing how sound quantitative methods can greatly increase understanding of significant societal issues. - See more at: http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=2527#sthash.EL0D4CZ3.dpuf
Through his articles for major media, his blog FiveThirtyEight.com, and his book The Signal and the Noise, Nate Silver has provided a great public service by showing how sound quantitative methods can greatly increase understanding of significant societal issues. - See more at: http://www.ams.org/news?news_id=2527#sthash.EL0D4CZ3.dpuf

About the Award
This award was established by the Joint Policy Board for Mathematics (JPBM) in 1988.  JPBM  is a collaborative effort of the American Mathematical Society, the Mathematical Association of America, the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, and the American Statistical Association.

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