SelectScience

Rules and Regulations

For Voters/Reviewers

  1. Voters/reviewers must currently work as a scientific professional or have worked within a field that requires them to use laboratory products/equipment in the last 12 months.
  2. Voters/reviewers must have direct experience of using the product nominated/voted for/reviewed.
  3. Reviewers may write as many product reviews as they wish, and each approved review will be entered into a prize drawing to win either an iPad Air® or a $400 (or equivalent) Amazon voucher.
  4. Voters/reviewers must not work within marketing, communications, PR, product management, or any other role where they would not have direct experience of using the product nominated/voted for/reviewed.
  5. Voters/reviewers must not work for product manufacturing companies.

Manufacturers

  1. Manufacturers may actively encourage customers to review or vote for products.
  2. These awards may be promoted on external websites.
  3. The Reviewers’ Choice Award™ are based on the number of reviews and average review ratings that a company or product receives over a 12 month period.

Prize Winners

Scientists’ Choice Awards® Voters

  1. All eligible vote entries are included in the prize drawing to win the prize specified for the relevant Scientists’ Choice Award®.
  2. Prize drawing winners are selected at random.
  3. Prize winners for will be contacted via email shortly after the relevant Scientists’ Choice Award® has been announced and presented.

Reviewers’ Choice Awards

  1. Reviews are no longer counted for the upcoming awards two weeks before event. All reviews written after this date will not be included in this year’s awards, but will count for the following year. However, these will still be entered into the prize drawing, as advertised on SelectScience.
  2. All eligible reviews and survey entries are included in the prize drawings.
  3. Prize drawing winners are selected at random.

Scientists’ Choice Award® Winners

  1. Winners will receive a special plaque and will be announced online. Winners may also be presented with the award at a relevant exhibition show or conference.