The John Maddox Prize previously is awarded annually by the UK organisation Sense About Science (previously) for "individuals who promote sound science and evidence on a matter of public interest, facing difficulty or hostility in doing so."
The open call for nominations seeks recommendations for individuals who made contributions to:
* Addressing misleading information about scientific issue (including social science and medicine).
* Bringing sound evidence to bear in a public or policy debate.
* Helping people to make sense of a complex scientific issue.
John Maddox Prize 2019 nominations
[Sense About Science]
Boris Johnson’s condition is improving after two nights on oxygen support in intensive care, and the British Prime Minister can now sit up in bed and talk with hospital staff, said the UK’s finance minister Rishi Sunak Wednesday.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, will be staying in a London hospital’s intensive care unit for the second night in a row, officials tell various news reporters late Tuesday U.S. time.
No change in hospitalized UK PM Boris Johnson’s condition, say government officials.
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