4.04.2019

Announcing the Winners of the Science Seeker Awards 2019!

Without further ado, here are the winners of the ScienceSeeker Awards 2019! Thanks go out to everyone who entered.

As a reminder, there were nine categories, from each of which we selected winners We then picked the overall winner from among the winners from each category. The winners in each category were:
  • General science posts and graphics: Including posts from sites that correspond to our art, photography, general science and science communication bundles. Winner: Niranjana Krishnan at EnTox Simplified for Rachel Carson's Legacy
  • Cells and molecules: Including posts from sites that correspond to our biotechnology, cell biology, chemistry, and microbiology bundles. No overall winner.
  • Humanities: Including posts from sites that correspond to our development, economics, ethics, gender, history, language, law, philosophy, policy, political science, religion and atheism, social science and sociology bundles. No overall winner.
  • The environment and our place in it: Including posts from sites that correspond to our anthropology, archaeology, climate science, conservation, evolution, geography, geosciences, oceanography, palaeontology and oceanography bundles. Winner: Christie Wilcox at Science Sushi for When Snails Attack: The Epic Discovery Of An Ecological Phenomenon
  • Health, medicine and brain science: Including posts from sites that correspond to our clinical research, clinical psychology, health, medicine, neuroscience, nutrition, psychiatry, psychology, public health and veterinary medicine bundles. Winner: Arwen Nugteren at Scientia Potentia Est for Coffee or not? A discussion of the science
  • Academia: Including posts from sites that correspond to our academic life, student life, grants, career, education, publishing and library science bundles. No overall winner.   
  • Podcast: Including posts from sites that correspond to our podcast bundle. Winner: David Latchman at The Science Bloggers Podcast for Answering, "Why do we have favorite tunes?" with Hunter Farris (Song Appeal)
  • Physical sciences and technology: Including posts from sites that correspond to our artificial intelligence, astronomy, computer science, energy, engineering, mathematics and physics bundles. Winner: Graham Doskoch at Look Upwards for Was the Milky Way once an active galaxy?
  • Big biology: Including posts from sites that correspond to our behavioural biology, biology, ecology, marine biology and plant science bundles. Winner: Clara Cooper-Mullin at Animals Living With Change for It's fall, so its time to chat about songbird migration in New England! 
And the overall winner is: Christie Wilcox at Science Sushi for When Snails Attack: The Epic Discovery Of An Ecological Phenomenon Congratulations to all the winners! We'll be in touch shortly with badges to show that you won.

Thanks also to the judges, our editors: Jesse Zondervan, Thanassis Psaltis, Antanas Spokas and Mitalki Adlakha

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