Award Winners



"Clever Apes" - Series 1 - 26 July 2010

"Clever Apes" - Series 2 - 24 Nov. 2010

"Clever Apes" - Series 3 - 24 May 2011

WBEZ (Chicago)


Spitzer and De Bonis won for several segments in the ongoing “Clever Apes” series on WBEZ public radio. The series tells the stories of Chicago-area researchers and some of the intriguing questions they are out to answer. The winning segments dealt with pain research at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University’s Medical School; work by a Field Museum scientist in search of an elusive monkey in Tanzania that turned out to be part of an entirely new genus; the theory of a Northwestern University engineer on the origin of consciousness; tales of how...Read more