The Arthurs 2014 Nominations

Nominations Open

Introduction
ACCFlogoIn recognition of notable or outstanding achievements in, or contributions to, all space activities, the Sir Arthur Clarke Awards have been presented annually since 2005.

The Arthur C. Clarke Foundation is pleased to announce that the Awards will, this year, be presented at a Ceremony during The Royal Aeronautical Society’s President’s Conference Reception on Wednesday 8th October 2014.

RoyalAeroSoc---LogoA list of previous winners can be found here.

Nominations
Selected as the organiser of the awards by the Foundation, the British Interplanetary Society hereby invites nominations for the 2014 Awards to be made via the form below.

Unlike many other awards, nominations can be made by the general public.  A nominations panel made up of senior representatives from all areas of the space business will ensure that all areas of the business are covered and will reserve the right to move entries from one category to another or add categories if deemed necessary.

BIS-Logo-ArthursNominations will require full contact details of both the Nominee and the Nominator and entry citations will be limited to 100 words.  Supporting documentation, papers, videos, etc. should be provided by web-links.

Nominations has been extended to 8th August 2014.

Categories
Though primarily designed to reward UK teams and individuals for their achievements over the past year, 2013-2014, the Awards will, once again, include International and Lifetime Achievement categories open to all.

The proposed 2014 categories are:

1. Space Achievement – Industry/Project Team
This award is made for significant or outstanding achievements by a team in all space activities. This includes any activity by a commercial or government organisation that designs, manufactures, supplies or operates space systems, equipment or hardware, or supports and promotes the space industry.

2. Space Achievement – Industry/Project Individual
This award is made for significant or outstanding achievements by an individual in all space activities. This includes any activity by a commercial or government organisation that designs, manufactures, supplies or operates space systems, equipment or hardware, or supports and promotes the space industry.

3. Space Achievement – Academic Study/Research
This award is made for significant or outstanding achievements in space research. This includes research carried out in any subject related to space, whether in science, engineering, medicine, humanities, art or design.

4. Space Achievement – Education and Outreach
This award is made for significant or outstanding achievements in space education and outreach. This includes: formal education at all levels, informal education, education about space, education for the space community (e.g. workforce development), education using space assets/resources, and outreach to the general public or specific target groups.

5. Space Achievement – Student
This award is made for significant or outstanding achievements by an undergraduate or postgraduate student of no more than 28 years of age on 16 July 2013 for any space-related activity, from basic research to awards and outreach.

6. Space Achievement – Media, broadcast and written
This award is made for significant or outstanding achievements in space media. This includes any media related to space such as journalism, documentary, drama or other entertainment or scholarly record in any of the following forms: written, filmed, broadcast, web/internet-based or staged.

7. Lifetime Achievement
This award is made for exceptional achievement in an area of space activity. Examples of this might include lifetime achievement, breakthroughs in space science/technology, space undertakings of global impact/significance, etc.

8. International Achievement
This award is made for significant or outstanding achievements which either feature or further an important international aspect in an area of space activity. The final selection and judging of this award is carried out by the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation

Sponsorship
Companies and organisations associated with Space will be invited to sponsor the event and any one of the eight awards.  For information please contact [email protected]

Nomination

Nominations have closed.

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