The New Scientist Prize for Science Writing is now CLOSED for student articles and editorials from all the far reaches of science, but will open for new submissions in semester 2, 2013. This competition aims to enhance excitement and enthusiasm about science and science communication; encompassing discoveries, new and old, technology and social commentary on present uses of science in the community.
Congratulations to the winners of the New Scientist Prize 2012!
First Prize Winner 2012
- Sophia Callander of the Australian National University (ANU) for her piece Conducting the fiddlers: keeping up to speed with waving robotic claws.
You can read it published on the New Scientist website
Second Prize Winner 2012
- Ben Brooks of The University of Sydney, for his article Apple’s Core.
Third Prize Winner 2012
- John Moraes of The University of Sydney, for his article Yes, Virginia, there is a purpose.
First prize is $1,500, and the winning article published on the New Scientist website. Second prize is $750 and third prize is $250. The three winning entries will also be given a complementary yearly subscription to the New Scientist magazine.