To recognise outstanding written communication by students (post-graduate and undergraduate) and research scientists (pre- and post-doctoral) we are once again running our BSGCT Science Writing Competition and invite you to submit your entry!
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 focus on a general topic of interest related to Gene and Cell Therapy.
The Science Writing Competition opens on June 8th 2018 and closes on September 3rd 2018.
- The winning entry will receive a cash prize of £250.
- Winning, runner-up and commendation entries to be published online on BSGCT Blogs!
- Winning, runner-up and commendation entries to be published in the Abstract Book for BSGCT Autumn Conference and as a poster at this conference.
Eligibility 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 September 3rd 2018.
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 October 2018.