Science Communication

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Science Communication Prize

Each year the Biochemical Society has looked to identify and celebrate outstanding science communicators with an annual Science Communication Prize. In 2022, the Science Communication Prize will be open in two categories: one for written pieces and one for pieces in a media format (e.g. video or audio). Both categories will be open to Foundation, Undergraduate and Postgraduate students. Recent graduates (graduated in 2022) can still apply.

Written entries must be no longer than 1500 words and media entries should be 2 – 5 minutes long. Entries must be bioscience themed and aimed at the general public.

There will be a prize for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category.  The educational stage of the entrants will be taken into consideration when judging the submissions. 

The winning entries in the written category will be published in the Society’s magazine, The Biochemist, and both written and media entries will be published on the Society’s website.

The competition will be open for submissions from the 6th of June to the 8th of August 2022.

The Prizes

Winning entries receive a cash prize, as well as a mentoring session with one of the judges of the Prize.

Past Winners

What makes a good science communication piece? Find out how to more, see previous winning entries from the competition.