2022 Science Writing Competition
We are pleased to announce the results of the 2022 Bio-Rad Science Writing Competition. We received entries from all over the world, which addressed a vast range of different topics and interests, and the judges had a difficult time picking our three winners!
Thank you to everyone who took part in the competition and to the following exceptional writers who are this year’s winners:
Frazer Institute, University of Queensland, Australia
It Takes a Village: How a Dysfunctional Cellular Community Could Raise a Melanoma
Katie’s article about her PhD research topic was both engaging and informative. The judges were particularly impressed by her “it takes a village” analogy to explain how it is the combination of multiple factors that tips the balance towards melanoma formation.
Katie wins a commemorative trophy, a copy of “The Scientist’s Guide to Writing: How to Write More Easily and Effectively throughout Your Scientific Career” and Science Writing Mentorship from our Lab Crunches team. Congratulations Katie!
Joint 2nd Place
Aberystwyth University, UK
The Marteilia Manifestation
Rowan impressed the judges with his expressive writing style and clear enthusiasm for his PhD topic. He eloquently told the story of the spread of the Marteilia parasite in cockles in a clear and interesting manner.
Rowan wins a copy of “The Scientist’s Guide to Writing: How to Write More Easily and Effectively throughout Your Scientific Career” and a commemorative certificate.
International Max Planck Research School for Immunobiology, Epigenetics, and Metabolism, Germany
Unlocking the Secrets of Neuroimmunology
Patrick’s passion for understanding the intertwining topics of neurology and immunology is evident in his neuroimmunology article. The judges were impressed with his honest descriptions of the joys and drawbacks of being part of interdisciplinary research.
Patrick wins a copy of “The Scientist’s Guide to Writing: How to Write More Easily and Effectively throughout Your Scientific Career” and a commemorative certificate.
The following writers were highly commended by the judges for their articles:
Rajiv Gandhi University, India
In-silico studies of Plant Phytochemicals Against SARS-CoV-2
National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan
Life and Lies of microRNA: A Tragic Love Story?
University of Texas, Dallas, USA
The Wound That Never Healed