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A contest of writing scientific stories for children

The Society of Spanish Researchers in the UK (SRUK/CERU) would like to invite you to participate in the 2nd edition of our contest Science me a story, an initiative sponsored by Lilly Foundation and with the collaboration of The University of Liverpool. The aim of the contest is to promote science using stories as a […]

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Bristol Science Film Festival competition

Bristol Science Film Festival is currently accepting short science fact or fiction films for our annual short science film competition! Details on how to enter and Ts&Cs are here: https://brisscifilm.wordpress.com/bristol-science-film-competition/ Closing date is June 30th 2019 Cash prizes are awarded to winning films in either the local (Bristol/Bath) or (inter)national category, and all shortlisted film […]

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Biochemical Society’s SciComm Competition

The Biochemical Society’’s annual Science Communication Competition has just opened a new call. With this competition, the Biochemical Society looks to identify and celebrate outstanding science communicators in the molecular biosciences. This is open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students worldwide and it’s a great opportunity for them to showcase their SciComm talents, but equally […]

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Bio-Bodies Bake Off 2018

There is just over a week to go to get your submissions in for The Physiological Society’s Bio-Bodies Bake Off 2018! Submit a photo of your bake to have a chance of winning some of the physiology themed baking prizes up for grabs including engraved star baker wooden spoons, I ❤ physiology aprons and physiology […]

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Drought story competition

For anyone keeping young people busy in the school holidays, the DRY Project (Drought Risk & You) is re-running a story competition to capture stories of drought, water scarcity, water use, and adaptations/ behaviour changes using less water.  We are keen to capture stories – past, present and future, the deadline is 31st August, 2018 […]

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2018 FitnessGenes Science Writing

Fancy yourself as the next Bill Bryson, Liz Bonnin or Brian Cox? As part of the 10,000 Lives Campaign, aimed at changing 10,000 young lives for the better, the University of Birmingham have teamed up with FitnessGenes to bring you the 2018 FitnessGenes Science Communication activity with the selected candidate being offered a paid summer […]

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Over Ambitious Demo challenge at Cheltenham Festival

Do you have ideas for an exciting, surprising and overly ambitious demo? Find out more and pitch your ideas here: https://cheltenhamfestivals.wufoo.eu/forms/w7o9g380gbgq6t/. Closing date is near the end of January.   (There, that’s a simple one, isn’t it.)

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World Town Planning Day Schools Competition

The Royal Town Planning Institute is calling on 7-18 year olds to enter the 2017 World Town Planning Day Schools Competition. Using up to 5 images, entrants need to show how they would make their local place more: Inclusive: Planning for everyone, regardless of age, ability, gender or background. Resilient: Planning for a place that […]

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IoP’s ‘3 Minute Wonder’ competition

This year sees the return of the Institute of Physics’ national ‘3 Minute Wonder’ science communication competition! Described as “Educational, inspiring and entertaining all at once”, 3 Minute Wonder challenges researchers in physics-related fields (industry OR academia) to explain their work in … yes, you guessed it … just three minutes. Participants pitch their research […]

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2018 ‘Uncover Copper’ Competition

The Copper Development Association has recently launched its 2018 Uncover Copper competition, inviting UK students aged 11–16 to explore copper’s essential role in our present and future to win great prizes for themselves and their schools. The Uncover Copper competition calls on students to uncover copper, seeking it out in buildings, health and medicine, and […]