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 2021, the Science Communication Prize is open in two higher education categories: one open to Foundation/Undergraduate students and another to Postgraduate students.

Entries can be submitted as a written piece of no more than 1,500 words or in a media format (e.g. video or audio) of 2-5 minutes long. Entries must be bioscience themed and aimed at the general public.

The winning entries will be published in the Society’s magazine, The Biochemist (for written entries), and on the Society’s website.


Foundation/Undergraduate category:

1st prize winner: Faye Singleton (University of York)

2nd prize winner: Meerra Rajaretnam (Imperial College London)

3rd prize winner: Elena Torrell (Imperial College London)

Postgraduate category:

1st prize winner: Madeleine Ball (University of Cambridge)

2nd prize winner: Charlotte Roughton (Newcastle University)

3rd prize winner: Xinming Liu (University of Sheffield)

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.