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JPBM Communications Award

The Joint Policy Board for Mathematics (JPBM) Communications Award rewards and encourages 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

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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