SBN History and Purpose Meetings Member Funtions Links of Interest Directory Opportunities Awards General Public Home

SBN Awards

SBN Media Contest

Goal: To solicit high-quality, informative videos which pertain to behavioral neuroendocrinology from trainees in SBN. Selected videos will be posted on the SBN website to be accessed by the public and used by educators with the goal of improving public science literacy within the topic of behavioral neuroendocrinology.
Criteria: Originality; Visual appeal; Informative; Interesting without trivializing science; appropriate for K-12. Length should be 3-5 minutes.

Possible topics: Gender differences; Diversity of hormone effects; Hormones across the lifespan; Hormone effects in various animal models; Clinical cases; Hormonal rhythms; social bonds.

Timeline: Submissions should be sent as a DVD, with a deadline of May 1, 2012. A winner would be announced at the SBN meeting in Madison, WI. Prizes will be travel awards to offset travel expenses to the meeting. Runners-up would also be acknowledged by having their video posted on the SBN website.

Send Submissions to:
Lori Flanagan-Cato, PhD

Department of Psychology
University of Pennsylvania
D18 Solomon Lab Building
3715 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

2011 Winner - Hanna and Laurie (UMass, Amherst):  Congratulations to Hanna King and Lauri Kurdziel for creating the video that won the 2011 Media Contest.  The video provides a broad introduction to our field, geared towards the general public.  It is informative and uses a mixed format, including cameo appearances by celebrity neuroendocrinologists and some of our favorite hormones.

SBN Purpose and History | Meetings | MembershipJoin SBN |  Links of Interest | Directory | OpportunitiesAwards | ContactHome

© Copyright 2005 Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology.

Site design: Academic Web Pages | Report Errors to Webmaster | Payment Transactions are secured with SSL