The British Library, eLife and Europe PMC, as part of the Access to Understanding collaboration, have just launched a science-writing competition for PhD students and postdocs who have an interest in promoting understanding of biomedical research.
Unfortunately, researchers and the general public tend to speak different languages when it comes to science. The ability to disseminate your scientific discoveries in a way that is interesting and relevant for the general public is a fundamental skill that all scientists-in-training (i.e.
This competition presents you with an opportunity to develop your science communication skills, with the added bonus of a chance win an iPad and have your work published!
Check out the link for more info!