World Federation of
Science Journalists

2011 Excellence in Epilepsy Journalism Award


Recognising outstanding reporting on epilepsy

The Excellence in Epilepsy Journalism Award is a joint initiative between the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE) and the biopharmaceutical company UCB, which recognises journalists who have excelled in reporting on epilepsy.
  • The 2011 award is open to journalists around the globe, who can either submit their own work or be nominated by a third party
  • There are three categories for entries – print, online and broadcast, with one winner to be selected from each group
  • The independent judging panel will select articles or reports that are responsible, informative, original and support the aim of raising awareness and understanding of epilepsy
  • Entries can be about any aspect of epilepsy and must have been published or broadcast between 30th October 2010 and 30th November 2011

Click here to find out more information or to download an entry or nomination form

Certain local restrictions may apply regarding this award and the award is only available where not prohibited or restricted by local laws and regulations.


About the IBE
Founded almost 50 years ago, the IBE is an organisation of laypersons and professionals interested in the medical and non-medical aspects of epilepsy. The IBE addresses such social problems as education, employment, insurance, driving licence restrictions and public awareness, and supports its members through a range of innovative and important initiatives aimed at improving the quality of life of people with epilepsy and their families. www.ibe-epilepsy.org