The Oxford Scientist Schools Writing Competition
Here you can submit your article (maximum 700 words) on "How is creativity important in science?" The deadline for this competition is midnight on Monday 1st February 2021. We cannot accept entries that are over the 700 word limit.
Articles will be judged by our panel of experts, and the winning article will win a £50 Amazon voucher, and will be published online and in our termly magazine. The runners-up will have their articles featured on our website.
You must be a school, college or sixth form student in the UK (we cannot accept international entries) in Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, or Year 13 (or equivalent) to take part in the competition. You must be in one of these school years at the date of competition close (1st February). If your article is selected to win a prize, we will contact your school to let you know.
If you have any questions about the competition, please email
I confirm that I am a UK school student currently in Year 10, Year 11, Year 12 or Year 13 (or equivalent)
Please select which year group you are currently in
Name of School
Would you be happy for your article to be published in The Oxford Scientist magazine or on our website
How did you hear about the Oxford Scientist schools science writing competition?
(the Oxford Scientist website)
(the Oxbridge Collaborative Outreach Network website)
Please provide a title for your article
Please paste your article below on "How is creativity important in science?" (max. 700 words - please do not exceed the word limit)
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