The National Academies Eric and Wendy Schmidt Awards for Excellence in Science Communications will encourage high-quality science communication and build a diverse community of science communicators, science journalists, and research scientists that will help society meet the challenges and realize opportunities posed by complex issues such as climate change, future pandemics, human genome editing, and artificial intelligence. In 2024, the awards will be given to nine research scientists, nine science journalists, and six science communicators who developed created, original work published or released in 2023 that explores issues or advances in science, engineering or medicine for the general public. Learn more and apply here.