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UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing

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Know an aspiring science writer in years 7-10? Encourage them to enter the UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing.

2020 theme: The Big Ideas Saving the Planet

In 800 words, describe some scientific research that has delivered a solution that you believe could change the future for our planet.

Prizes: The winner will be awarded a $500 UNSW Bookshop voucher and a subscription to the Australian Book Review. The winning essay will be included in the 2021 edition of NewSouth Publishing’s highly acclaimed anthology The Best Australian Science Writing, where it will appear alongside essays by some of the country’s leading science writers. It will also appear in an issue of CSIRO’s Double Helix Magazine, on Careers with STEM and on New South Publishing. Winners and runners up will get the opportunity to attend the Bragg Prize award ceremony and launch of The Best Australian Science Writing 2020 in Sydney.

Closing date: Friday 28 August 2020.

For more info, head to the Careers with STEM website.

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