Last week to enter the UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing!

Entries to the 2019 UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing are now closed. Enter the 2020 event here.

Calling all aspiring science writers in years 7-10! The UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing 2019 is still open for entries, until 27 August.

Enter an 800-word-or-less essay on this year’s theme “not-so-smart technology” for the chance to win a $500 UNSW Bookshop voucher and a subscription to the Australian Book Review. The winning essay will be published in an issue of CSIRO’s Double Helix magazine, on and on

Winners and runners up will also get the opportunity to attend the Bragg Prize award ceremony and launch of The Best Australian Science Writing 2019 in Sydney in early November.

Read last year’s winning entry here for inspiration.

Head to for more details (including tips and resources for students and teachers) and to enter.

Happy writing!


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