To recognise outstanding written communication by students (post-graduate and undergraduate) and post-docs we are running our first Science Writing Competition and invite you to submit a blog entry to be published on BSGCT Blogs!
To enter you will need to submit an original piece of writing on Gene and Cell Therapy to firstname.lastname@example.org. This could be your own or someone else’s research, or a general topic/discussion of interest related to Gene and Cell Therapy.
The Science Writing Competition opens on December 20th 2016 and closes on February 15th 2017.
Submissions will be divided into 2 categories: students and post-docs.
• Winning entries will receive a cash prize (£250) plus free registration to BSGCT Annual Conference in 2017.
• Winning, runner up and commendation entries will also receive 1 year free BSGCT membership to commence immediately (for non-members) or at renewal (for current members).
• Winning, runner-up and commendation entries will have their article posted on the BSGCT Blogs!
Criteria and guidelines
The competition is open to BSGCT members and non-members.
Articles must be connected to Gene and Cell therapy, with a 700-1000 word range. We strongly encourage the use of figures and schematics to help explain concepts.
Articles must be written in clear and concise English and be understandable to an interested lay audience. All technical terms should be clearly defined but avoided where possible.
Entries should be submitted to email@example.com with “BSGCT Competition” in the subject field. All entries must be received by 5pm on Febraury 15th 2017.
Entries will be judged by scientists and patient advocates to ensure scientific accuracy and accessibility to an interested lay audience
Winners will be selected and informed by the end of March 2017.