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.
This year, the awards committee consists of Michelle Gibbons (chair), Zoltan Majdik, and Bridie McGreavy. Send nominations electronically to Michelle Gibbons at Michelle.Gibbons@unh.edu. Nominations for the 2018 award, which honors work published during 2017, should be sent as a Microsoft Word or PDF e-mail attachment and received by April 30th, 2018. Announcements of the winners will be made by May 30th, just ahead of the RSA conference.