12 Bragg UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing Shortlist

A new prize for science writing, The Bragg UNSW Press Prize, has been established.

‘The winning piece of science writing will receive a cash prize of $7000, with two runners up will receive a cash prize of $1500. All three winners will be published in the anthology The Best Australian Science Writing 2012  due to be released in November.


The science writings  in the running for the award this year are:

‘Storm Front’ by Jo Chandler (Feeling the Heat)

‘Gateway to Heaven’ by Wilson da Silva (Cosmos)

‘The Aussie Mozzie Posse’ by Ashley Hay (Good Weekend)

‘The Evolution of the Inadequate Modern Male’ by Peter McAllister (Australasian Science)

‘License to Heal’ by Nick Miller (Sunday Age)

‘The Roach’s Secret’ by Wendy Zukerman (New Scientist).


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