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Association for the Rhetoric of Science, Technology, and Medicine's (ARSTM) Article of the Year Award

The Association for the Rhetoric of Science, Technology, and Medicine's (ARSTM) Article of the Year Award recognizes the most outstanding article on the rhetoric of science, technology, and medicine published the preceding calendar year.

Criteria for selection are as follows:

1. How well the article extends and/or enacts practical and theoretical knowledge related to the rhetoric of science, technology, and medicine

2. The article’s potential for cross-disciplinary fertilization and/or public engagement

3. The article’s potential for teaching future generations of rhetoric of science, technology, and medicine scholars

4. The overall quality of writing and thinking.

Nominations should be sent by someone well acquainted with the nominee’s work. Self-nominations are encouraged. The nomination must include 1) a cover letter recommending the article for the award (limited to two pages and providing a detailed rationale for the nomination) and 2) the article being nominated. Note: Lead authors who have won previously cannot be nominated again within 5 years.

IECA member and editor of the IECA's journal, Environmental Communication, Matthew Nisbet has completed editing on The Oxford Encyclopedia of Climate Change Communication. The comprehensive three volume work will go on sale next week through Amazon. Individual articles are available online through the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science. Nisbet is Professor of Communication Studies and Affiliate Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at Northeastern University.

ECREA and IAMCR Webinar: When the Local meets the Digital

Invitation to webinar

 arranged by ECREA’s SEC and IAMCR's ESR WG

When the Local meets the Digital: 

Implications and Consequences for Environmental Communication


The webinar is being held: 

Thursday 15 March at 14.00 to 16.00 (Central European Time= UTC +1)

in conjunction with the writing of an edited volume in the IAMCR/Palgrave Series


The ECREA Science and Environment Communication Section and the IAMCR Environment, Science and Risk Communication Working Group have the pleasure to invite you to a webinar themed “When the Local meets the Digital” where environmental communication scholars gather to present work and discuss implications and consequences of the ‘digital turn’ in our field. All presenters at the webinar have submitted accepted abstracts for an edited volume on the same theme. Apart from hearing them talk about their work we will have a chance to discuss each contribution briefly.

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