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European Science TV and New Media Awards 2013

During the 2013 European Science TV and New Media Festival, which was held in June 2013 at the Science Gallery, Dublin, the jury (and members of the public) viewed 46 productions from a dozen different European countries in eight genre/issue categories and decided upon a further shortlist of entries to go forward to the 2013 European Science TV and New Media Awards. The winners of the eight categories were announced at the Awards Evening at the Ciencia Viva Science Centre in Lisbon, Portugal on the 22nd November 2013, organised by EuroPAWS, EuroScience and, the hosts, Ciencia Viva.

…And the winners are:

The Best TV Documentary : The Wonders of Life, Episode 1 BBC, UK

The Best TV Drama : Legacy, from the series Silent Witness, BBC, UK

The Best TV Docu-Drama : Hugo’s Brain, Elzevir Films for France 2

The Best TV General Programme : Science Club, Episode 6 BBC, UK

The Best New Media Production : The Human Animal, The Natural History Museum of Denmark

Best Presentation of Science in an Environment Issue : Japan Tsunami: How it Happened, Pioneer Productions for Channel 4, UK

Best Presentation of Medical Research : Eat, Fast, and Live Longer, from the series Horizon, BBC, UK

Best Presentation of or by a Woman Scientist/Engineer* : MND: The Inside Track, Independent Pictures for RTE Ireland

The Best Production awarded by the theatre audience : The Challenger,  BBC, UK

 

 

The full Schedule and shortlists for each category – 22nd November 2013, Ciencia Viva Science Centre, Lisbon

supporters - Jannssen, NEF, La Caixa, BASF

supporters: L'Oreal, Tryp Oriente

21h30 OPENING OF THE AWARDS EVENING
Andrew Millington
Awards Director On behalf of EuroPAWS and EuroScience

Rosalia Vargas
President Ciência Viva – Agência Nacional para a Cultura Científica e Tecnológica
President Ecsite – the European Network of Science Centres and Museums Brussels, Belgium

PRIZE-GIVING
José Fonseca and Cláudia Velhas
Ciência Viva – Agência Nacional para a Cultura Científica e Tecnológica

SCIENCE, MEDICINE AND MEDIA
Keynote: Orla Hardiman
Professor of Neurology, Trinity College Dublin; HRB Clinical Scientist and Consultant Neurologist at the National Neuroscience Centre, Beaumont Hospital.

Panel Session:

Sophie Révil | Writer and Producer of Hugo’s Brain
Kate Dart | Producer and Director for Eat, Fast and Live Longer
António Vaz Carneiro | Doctor and Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of Nova University in Lisbon; Director of the Harvard Medical School-Portugal Programme
Raquel Seruca | Senior Researcher at the Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology, University of Porto
José Vítor Malheiros | Moderator - Science Communication Consultant

23h15 RECEPTION

Attendance is free, however the number of seats is limited. Please confirm your attendance at http://www.cienciaviva.pt

 

The Shortlisted Entries

The full shortlist for the each category of the Awards is below (in alphabetical order by category).

JanssenTV Documentaries – Supported by Janssen

  • EAT, FAST, AND LIVE LONGER from the series Horizon, BBC
  • JAPAN TSUNAMI: HOW IT HAPPENED Pioneer Productions for Channel 4, UK
  • MND: THE INSIDE TRACK,  Independent Pictures for RTE Ireland
  • THE TAMIFLU SAGA: A PANDEMIC BUSINESS, Falo, Swiss State Television RSI
  • WONDERS OF LIFE Episode 1: What is Life, BBC

 

NEFTV Drama & Docu-Drama – Supported by NEF: The Innovation Institute

  • HUGO’S BRAIN, Elzevir Films for France 2
  • LEGACY Story from the series Silent Witness BBC
  • THE CHALLENGER, BBC

 

europawsTV General Programmes – Supported by EuroPAWS

  • BIOMIMETICS Episode of the series MATIERE GRISE, RTBF Belgium
  • JEOPARDY, Episode of the series Q.I., Talkback/Freemantle Media UK for BBC
  • SCIENCE CLUB, BBC
  • THE SCIENCE SQUAD, New Decade TV for  RTE Ireland

 

Logo_ES-2010New Media Productions – Supported by Euroscience

  • INTERACTIVE PRESENTATION OF THE INSTITUTE OF PHYSIOLOGY, OAT Studios & The Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
  • SDKids: SCIENCE DEMONSTRATIONS BY KIDS, Exploratorio Centro Ciencia Viva, Coimbra, Portugal
  • RACE TO THE BOTTOM OF THE OCEAN, BBC News, UK
  • THE HUMAN ANIMAL  - The Natural History Museum of Denmark

 

 

logo-basf-smallThe Environment Prize – Supported by BASF

  • FISH’S FINISHED,  WDR, Germany
  • JAPAN TSUNAMI: HOW IT HAPPENED, Pioneer Productions for Channel 4, UK
  • THE LAST DAYS OF MAN – Episode 2: Threats from  Ourselves,  Swedish Television SVT2
  • THE LITHIUM REVOLUTION, ARTE Germany/France and WDR

 

LCF2 anglèsMedical Research – Supported by La Caixa

  • EAT, FAST, LIVE LONGER,  from the series Horizon, BBC
  • HEART OF THE MATTER, RTE, Ireland
  • MND  – THE INSIDE TRACK, Independent Pictures for RTE, Ireland
  • THE TAMIFLU SAGA: A PANDEMIC BUSINESS, Falo,  Swiss State Television RSI

 

lorealWomen in Science – Supported by L’Oreal (UK & Ireland)

  • LISE MEITNER: MOTHER OF THE ATOMIC BOMB, ZDF and ARTE Germany/France
  • MND: THE INSIDE TRACK,  Independent Pictures for RTE Ireland
  • THE FORGOTTEN EPIDEMIC, WDR, Germany
  • THE SCIENCE SQUAD, RTE, Ireland 

 

CV logoThe Audience Prize – Supported by Ciencia Viva

  • BREAKING GROUND, one of UCD IADT Science Expression Short Films - University College Dublin & The National Film School IADT, Ireland
  • THE CHALLENGER, BBC
  • FERENC KRAUSZ: THE PAPARAZZO  OF ELECTRONS, The Max Planck Institute, Germany
  • THE POWER OF PLANTS; Episode 3  of INVISIBLE NATURE, Mona Lisa Production for France 5