The Josh Award
The Josh Award is the UK’s national award in science communication, established to recognise and support up-and-coming talent in science communication.
The award provides the opportunity to become the science communicator in residence at the Manchester Science Festival, developing and delivering a new project or event while showcasing best practice in the field of science communication.
The winner receives support to nurture their development in the field and their involvement in the Manchester Science Festival from the Festival team, the University of Salford’s Science Communication cluster, and the BIG STEM Communicators Network.
The Award is inspired by and named in memory of Josh Phillips who was the first Science Communication Officer at the Museum of Science and Industry. Josh was a much loved, much respected and highly talented science communicator whose outstanding career is commemorated with this award. Josh was also Chair of BIG at the time his passing.
How to Apply
Nominations have now closed for the 2017 award. To apply for next year, you will need to fill out an application form, which will be available here in Spring 2018.
Take a look at how some of our previous winners benefited from receiving The Josh Award.