The John Maddox Prize for Standing up for Science: nominations

14 May, 2020

Dear Neil & fellow HIFA members,

I came across an announcement for an extension on the nomination period for The John Maddox Prize for Standing up for Science on another forum. This prize "recognises the work of individuals who promote science and evidence, advancing the public discussion around difficult topics despite challenges or hostility".

Further details:

Previous winners:

Perhaps HIFA members can think of people to nominate, maybe related to Covid-19?

Best wishes


HIFA profile: Julie N Reza is a UK-based specialist in communications for biosciences, global health & international development ( She predominantly works with NGOs and not-for-profit organisations. Previously she was the senior science editor at TDR, based at the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva; prior to this she worked at the Wellcome Trust, UK, leading educational projects on international health topics including trypanosomiasis and trachoma. She has a PhD in immunology and a specialist degree in science communication. She also has several years research and postgraduate teaching experience. She is a member of the HIFA Steering Group and HIFA Social Media Working Group.

Email: naimareza AT