Calgary, June 11, 2011 –
After thwarting a good ‘ol fashioned Wild West cattle heist, the Canadian Science Writers’ Association awarded the winners of the national Science in Society Journalism Awards competition to honour outstanding contributions to journalism in the Canadian media during the 2010 calendar year. Each award carried a $1,000 prize value.

The 39th annual Science in Society Journalism Awards banquet to honour the winners was held Saturday, June 11, 2011 at the Heritage Park Historical Village (above and left) in Calgary, Alberta.

The award-winners are as-follows:

PRINT Less than 1,600 Words:

Winner: Rose Simone, “The Power of Two,” Waterloo Region Record, August 7, 2010.

RADIO Items Under 30 Minutes:

Winner: Jim Lebans, Jim Handman, and Bob McDonald, “A Gulf in our Understanding,” Quirks & Quarks, September 11, 2010.

TELEVISION Items Less than 30 Minutes:

Winner: Pierre Tonietto, Daniel Carrière, and Hélène Leroux, “Le Solar Impulse,” Découverte, October 17, 2010.

The Herb Lampert EMERGING JOURNALIST AWARD

Winner: Emily Bourassa, “A Tribute to Tributaries,” The Concordian, November 16, 2010.

2010 Science in Society BOOK AWARDS

The Canadian Science Writers’ Association offers two $1,000 annual book awards to honour outstanding contributions to science writing 1) intended for and available to children and youth under 16 and 2) intended for and available to the general public

Winner, Middle school children: Janet Wilson, Our Earth: How Kids are Saving the Planet, Second Story Press.

Winner, General Audience: Laurence Packer, Keeping the Bees, HarperCollins Canada.

 

One Response to CSWA awards gala/cruise begins after Wild West gunfight June 11

  1. Hannah says:

    Congrats to all the winners! Here are some links to the stories that won.
    * Rose Simone, “The Power of Two,” Waterloo Region Record, August 7, 2010.
    * Jim Lebans, Jim Handman, and Bob McDonald, “A Gulf in our Understanding,” Quirks & Quarks, September 11, 2010.
    * Pierre Tonietto, Daniel Carrière, and Hélène Leroux, “Le Solar Impulse,” Découverte, October 17, 2010.
    * Emily Bourassa, “A Tribute to Tributaries,” The Concordian, November 16, 2010. (see page 6)
    * Janet Wilson, Our Earth: How Kids are Saving the Planet, Second Story Press.
    * Laurence Packer, Keeping the Bees, HarperCollins Canada.

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