Winners will be announced at the AI & Big Data Expo in Silicon Valley in November. Entrants do not have to attend the event in North America to receive a trophy. Once the winners have been announced, the trophies will be shipped worldwide.
* Data Science Writer of the Year. This award is presented to one of the ten category winners of the Data Science Writer of the Year Awards 2020 which are based on contributor and rating points accrued during the year. The awards recognise the contribution made by individuals who create and share data science knowledge and understanding. Members of the Data Science Foundation automatically participate in the Data Science Writer of the Year awards by publishing articles and papers on the Data Science Foundation website throughout the year. There is no entry fee payable to participate in this award.
** Outstanding Contribution to Data Science. This award is based on nominations received from members and will be awarded to the person or organisation deemed to have made an exceptional contribution to data science over a prolonged period. There are no restrictions on the number of nominations made by members. Nominees do not have to be members of the Data Science Foundation. The award will be based on merit and not on the number of nominations received. Shortlisted nominees will be contacted for permission to proceed. There is no entry fee payable to make a nomination.
The awards are supported by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.
Non-members who wish to participate in the awards will be asked to become members of the Data Science Foundation. Individual membership is free of charge. Organisational membership is paid on a voluntary basis. Once a member of the Foundation, you will gain access to all member pages and membership services including a dashboard to manage your membership details and publish articles and papers.
Supplier, Corporate and University members are eledgible to enter the awards listed as Organisational Awards. Individual and Associate members are eledgible to enter the awards listed as Individual Awards. All members are automatically entered into the Data Science Writer of the Year Awards when they publish information on this site.
An administration fee of £45 is charged per individual awards category entered. An administration fee of £85 is charged per organisational award category entered. A reduced entry fee of £25 is offered to registered charities and students. Multiple categories can be entered, but separate entry forms must be completed for each entry. The entry fee is non-refundable. Further concessions are available on request.