Best Science Websites

Each year the Web Marketing Association names the Best Science web site as part of the annual WebAward Competition.  Since 1997, the WebAwards are recognized as the premier industry based Website Award program in the world.

Here is your chance to stand out from your competitors and win the recognition you deserve while receiving valuable independent feedback on your development efforts.

Best Science websites are selected by judges who review the entered websites using the seven criteria below:

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
2023 Best Science Site
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
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2023 WebAward Trophy
  • Design
  • Ease of use
  • Copywriting
  • Interactivity
  • Use of technology
  • Innovation
  • Content


As a participant, you will receive:

  • An independent evaluation of your Science Website by independent expert judges
  • Valuable feedback to help Benchmark your efforts against other Science industry websites.


If your site wins recognition with the Science WebAward, you will also get:  

  • A beautiful statue or certificate of achievement to display proudly
  • Higher visibility for your company
  • A great marketing opportunity to promote your site to the media
  • Links to your site from the highly ranked WebAward site to help SEO
  • The admiration of peers, friends and co-workers – maybe even a raise!
  • A personal achievement for your resume

Each year the Web Marketing Association's WebAward Competition names the Best Science web site.  Best websites are selected by judging the entered websites using seven criteria - design, ease of use, copywriting, interactivity, use of technology, innovation and content.  Websites not selected as best Science website are also eligible for an Outstanding Website Award or a Standard of Excellence Award.

Setting Science Trends and making Science News

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Entering the WebAwards can help keep you up on Science Trends by showing you how other Science websites compare to the WebAward standards. You also can make Science news if you have the Best Science website. Science news letters will want to cover you win bringing you additional visibility within your industry.

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Here are the past Best Science WebAward winners:

Year  Winner Site Name
2023 Forum One SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
2022 Weave Digital Studio Resilience to Nature's Challenges
2021 Hughes PR Flinders Ranges Ediacara Foundation
2020 Weave Digital Studio Our Land and Water
2019 Forum One Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
2018 Keysight Technologies Keysight Technologies Website Redesign
2017 JUICE Pharma Worldwide, in partnership with Neurocrine Biosciences Precisely Focused on Tardive Dyskinesia
2016 National Astronomical Observatory of Japan Multiwavelength Universe
2015 theOrigo & IAU Office for Astronomy Outreach IAU Directory for World Astronomy
2014 ]init[ AG fuer digitale Kommunikation Volkswagen Foundation
2013 Risdall Advertising Agency Zinpro
2012 Blenderbox ScienceNetLinks / American Association for the Advancement of Science
2011 Aperto AG Campus Far East
2010 A.D.A.M., Inc. A.D.A.M. Inside Out
2009 Amgen Oncology Pioneering New Frontiers in Tumor Angiogenesis

*some URLs may no longer be valid, especially for older WebAward winners.

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