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What is this science writing prize all about?
The UNSW Bragg Student Science Prize is an annual award celebrating the best non-fiction science essay written for a general audience. An initiative of UNSW Press, UNSW Science and Refraction Media, the UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing is designed to encourage and celebrate the next generation of science writers, researchers and leaders.
Entries are open to all Australian secondary schools and home-schooled students in years 7-12. Entries are shortlisted by Refraction Media and judged by a panel of judges representing top tier professionals in publishing, media and communications, science writing and education.
Early entrants will get a chance to win a prize pack; details – 3 x book pack including: Best Australian Science Writing 2017 edited by Michael Slezak, The Birds at my Table: Why we feed wild birds and why it matters by Darryl Jones, and The Secret Life of Whales by Micheline Jenner.
How do I enter?
Visit Refraction Media‘s website to submit your entry. There’s teacher guides and student worksheets for extra help in writing your essay.
Author: Eliza Brockwell
Eliza is passionate about creating content that encourages diversity of representation in STEM.