One overall winner will be selected by the judging panel and will receive a £50 voucher prize. Four runners-up will receive £25 voucher prizes each. Previous winners have had their essay published by the Royal Society of Edinburgh in their Summer Resource Magazine. All schools will receive a Certificate of Recognition for their involvement as will the two pupils whose work is submitted to the competition.
The panel previously has included Dr Gavin Bowd (incoming-Head of Modern Languages), Dr Lewis Dean (Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution), Paul Gardner (Senior Lecturer, Psychology & Neuroscience), Dr Denis Hanlon (Lecturer, School of Film Studies), Carla McGaharan (Admissions), Dr Heather McKiggan-Fee (Centre for Academic, Professional and Organisational Development), Dr Paula Miles (Senior Lecturer, Psychology & Neuroscience), Professor Niamh Nic Daéid (Professor of Forensic Science, University of Dundee), Frankie Sorrell (Neuroscience, St. Andrews), Francesca Fotheringham (Neuroscience, St. Andrews), Pamela Forbes (Classicist, Scottish Funding Council), Dr Mhairi Stewart (Public Engagement Officer, BioMedical Sciences), Carole Tricker and colleagues from the Byre Writers Group. We are proud to be supported by The Royal Society of Edinburgh for this competition.
Queries and Submissions
To register for the competition please email Paul Gardner [email protected]Paul Gardner, Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology & Neuroscience