The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus announced a contest for the best presentation of scientific achievements in media in 2017. The contest is dedicated to the Year of Science and aims at forming a holistic positive image of science and enhancing its authority, attracting the attention of general public to the achievements of Belarusian scientists, stimulating creative and professional activity of both journalists and non-professional science popularizers. The contest winners will be determined in the following nominations: the best publication; the best publication in a popular science edition, the best story (program) on radio and television; the best presentation of achievements of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus on the Internet. They will be awarded with diplomas and cash prizes. The nomination period and procedure for the nomination are defined in the Regulation on the Contest for the Best Presentation of Scientific Achievements in Media, approved by the Decree of the Bureau of the NASB Presidium of 4 March 2015, No. 77.