Ferris Jabr, a graduate student in New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, has received the Society for Neuroscience’s Science Journalism Award, the organization announced at its annual meeting, which was held this weekend in San Diego.
Jabr is enrolled in the Carter Journalism Institute’s Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting Program (SHERP). He has interned with Psychology Today and NOVA and is currently completing a writing and editing internship with Scientific American MIND.
The Society for Neuroscience’s Science Journalism Award encourages the pursuit of a career in science or medical journalism by helping students attend the Society’s annual meeting. The recipients receive an orientation on navigating and reporting the meeting as a journalist, an on-site mentor from a leading science or medical publication, complimentary meeting registration, and $750 to defray expenses.
Also selected for the award was Smitha Mundasad, who recently earned her master’s degree in science journalism from City University London.