Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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...

Oceans and climate change: we’re on a countdown

oceans and climate change
Finding a solution to global warming in time will require an understanding of the complex processes behind climate and weather, which affect oceans and climate change.

4 science-backed ways to make the school holidays last longer

How to make time go slower: A woman's hand turns back the hands of a clock
If you feel like your holidays are skating by, here are 4 science-backed ways to make time go slower.

How a maths degree could lead you to a career with ASIO

A maths degree could lead to a career with the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), a government body that exists to protect Australians from serious threats to security.