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The Daily Telegraph BASF Young Science Writers Awards are open to young scientists whether working or studying. There are two age groups, sixteen to nineteen years and twenty to twenty-eight years, and entrants are asked to submit an article on any scientific discovery or topic of research in a vivid and readable style, and in not more than 700 words. The first prize in each age group is an all expenses paid, week-long trip to the 1999 Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Anaheim, California, £500 in cash, and an invitation to meet Britain's most distinguished scientists at the British Association's Festival of Science in September 1998. The second prize is £250 in cash and an invitation to the Festival of Science, and nine runners-up in each group will each receive £100.

 Further information and an entry form are available by telephoning The Daily Telegraph BASF Young Science Writer hot-line 0171 713 5525. Full details and previous winning articles are also to be found on the Internet at http://www.science-writer.co.uk/. The closing date for entries is 13 March 1998.

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Cambridge University Reporter 5726, 28th January 1998
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