Writing Competition Rules

Rules for Entrants:

  1. The BSCB Science Writing Prize is open to all BSCB student and postdoctoral members.
  2. The piece must be all your own work.
  3. We will be looking in particular for articles which cover topics of key relevance to cell biology but not necessarily limited to a research topic.
  4. Articles should be no more than 1000 words.
  5. The winner will receive a prize of £500.
  6. By entering you agree that if you are awarded the prize the winning entry will be published in the BSCB newsletter and online.
  7. The BSCB is not responsible for publicity for the winning entry.
  8. The deadline for entries of the current round of competition (2024) is February 29th.  Prize winners will be announced at the 2024 Spring meeting.
  9. Entries should be sent to Stephen Robinson as electronic files (preferably Word format).
  10. Articles that have won prizes in other competitions are not eligible.