"Errare humanem est": Winning essay for the 2019 UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing by William Flintoft of Melbourne Grammar School
Phoebe Adams of Presbyterian Ladies College was inspired by a family tragedy to explore driverless car technology in her winning essay for the 2019 UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing
Abbotsleigh student Arwyn Stone questions the science (and ethics) behind fertility tracking apps in her winning essay for the 2019 UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing
Calling all aspiring science writers in years 7-10! The UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing 2019 is now open for entries.
Who is the competition for? The UNSW Bragg student prize is open to all high school students in Years 7–10. It’s a great way to complement...
Year 10 student Marissa Petrakis shares the thoughts and experiences that led her to write an award-winning science essay.
This year’s UNSW Science Bragg Writing Prize was themed around ‘Technology and Tomorrow’. This year's winners weren't lacking in creative interpretation. Read about cyborgs and transhumanism, accessibility in tech and 40 years of MRI technology.
18% of Australians with a disability live in poverty... but assistive technology clocks in at thousands of dollars per device. UNSW Bragg Writing Prize winner Preethika Mathan diagnoses the problem with disability tech in her investigative essay.
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 The MRI was discovered 40 years ago, but it's far from outdated.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.
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.
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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....