Tuesday, 10 April 2012

Science Writing

You may know that I am excited by science, Physics in particular and this appeals to me. I got to visit a lab recently and it was the highlight of my week even more than the chocolate rabbit of the Easter.

The Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize 2012 in association with the 'Guardian' and the 'Observer

only open to non-published writers in each of the following categories:
(a) professional scientists of postgraduate level and above
(b) anyone else with a non-professional interest in science (this includes undergraduate science students).

You must be a non-published writer based in the UK or the Republic of Ireland.
Deadline: April 25
Word Count: 800 words
Entry Fee: no fee
Multiple Submissions Allowed: one entry only per person
Prizes: £1000 plus publication
Submission: online only

The judges are looking for originality, bright ideas and a distinctive writing style. Your 800-word article should show a passion for science and encourage the general public to consider, question and debate the key issues in science and society.

Link here

So what springs to mind?

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