Sunday, June 16, 2019

What is an MRI? This powerful technology turns 40 years old

UNSW Bragg Writing Prize runner up, Sienna Ters answers the question 'What is an MRI?' in her informative essay. The MRI was discovered 40 years ago, but it's far from outdated. Sienna investigates just how essential this tech is to medicine today.

Biohacking the future

As biohacking technology embeds itself into our everyday lives, we may be prompted to ask: how long until we are more computer than human? UNSW Bragg Writing Prize runners up, Coco Dwyer and Ruby Mumford investigate the seemingly inevitable future of biohacking and transhumanism.

Enter the UNSW Bragg Student Science Writing Prize

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Meet the judges for the UNSW Bragg Student Prize for 2019

Deborah Smith Science writer Deborah Smith has had a distinguished career as a journalist with Fairfax Media and a media and content manager with UNSW Sydney....

The teachers’ guide to the UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing

Do you have students between years 7-10? They're eligible to enter the UNSW Bragg Student Prize - Australia's premier science writing competition.
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How to write a science essay

These tips and tricks will help you to narrow down exactly how to write a science essay, with handy hints on choosing a topic, to finding reputable sources.
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The fate of the Great Barrier Reef

Carol Ge is a runner up in UNSW's Bragg Writing Prize. Read Carol's piece about the devastating effects of climate change on our Great Barrier Reef.
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The very hungry caterpillars

Scoring runner up in UNSW's Bragg Writing Prize is Ebony Wallin's essay about the very hungry caterpillars that can digest plastic.
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Imperfect produce and the war on waste

UNSW's Bragg Writing Prize has been won by 7th grader Sam Jones, who is advocating to give ugly fruit a go.
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UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing 2017: Future earth

Submissions to the UNSW Bragg student science writing prize reveal Australian kids’ hopes and fears for the planet’s future.

Every winner of the UNSW Bragg Prize for Student Science Writing

Since the competition's inception in 2015, here is every single winner of the UNSW Bragg Prize for Student Science Writing to date. 2018: Winner of the...

The Wikipedia warrior for women in STEM

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This physics researcher is boosting the representation of women scientists, one Wikipedia biography at a time.

12 words that didn’t exist when your parents were at school

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Being fluent in STEM is all about nailing abbreviations, owning slang and memorising 342 job titles that...

We’re loving #UniqueScientists on Twitter

Heads up everyone, there's a new science hashtag to get behind on Twitter! We loved how #ActualLivingScientist went...