The annual competition challenges entrants to write an word article for the general public answering the question: Since the competition began inhundreds of MRC researchers have submitted entries and taken their first steps in communicating their research to the public. In Helen was one of 14 shortlisted finalists for the prize for her poem on why her research using stem cells to study Spinal and Bulbar Muscular Atrophy, a rare genetic type of motor neuron disease, really matters.
Students who wish to apply for the Winter Selection have to complete their Master's studies by February Our selections take place twice a year May and November. Admission to MFPL is very competitive, and carried out solely through a centralized selection procedure.
Please note that applications can only be accepted via the online application system within the announced application period. Late or incomplete applications are not considered. When applying, please submit a copy of your official record. Find out more about the GRE here: Application deadline for the Winter Selection is September 9th, November 19th - 22nd, Invitations will be sent out by October 20th, Evaluation of applications The first evaluation is carried out by a committee of MFPL group leaders, who jointly shortlist the candidates to be invited for the Interview Days in Vienna.
Invitations for the winter selection will be sent out in October Only applications submitted electronically via the Online Application System will be accepted.
Applications submitted by fax, email or mail cannot be considered. The application consists of: Note that you must arrange for your referees to submit a reference. Your completed application form needs to be submitted before 9 September Registration form Interview Days It is important for us to get to know you personally.
The interview days are challenging but you will have a great opportunity to learn what MFPL scientists are doing, to meet students from many different countries — and to get a glimpse of life in Vienna. The MFPL will refund all travel expenses and provide accommodation.
You are welcome to arrive in Vienna on the day before. Your participation during the interview procedure in Vienna is essential if you want to join the program.
You will briefly introduce yourselves, and MFPL group leaders who offer PhD positions will give a short overview on their research and current projects.
After that, we will show you the MFPL building and visit some of our facilities. In the evening, a dinner in the campus cafeteria together with the MFPL group leaders will allow you to get to know them and ask initial questions.
Each candidate will be interviewed by a panel of four faculty members. You can choose a paper from a list that will be sent together with the invitation. In addition, we will ask questions about your background and research interests.Max Perutz Science Writing Award The Max Perutz Science Writing Award aims to encourage and recognise outstanding written communication among Medical Research Council (MRC) PhD.
Search text. Search type Research Explorer Website Staff directory. Alternatively, use our A–Z index. MRC Max Perutz Science Writing Award Fri, 01 Dec GMT Ms Kirstin Leslie, a PhD student from the Institute of Health and Wellbeing, is the winner of the highly prestigious MRC Max Perutz Science Writing Award.
Save. Max Perutz Science Writing Award This is a call for entries to the edition of the Max Perutz Science Writing competition. This contest aims to encourage and recognise outstanding written communication among the Medical Research Council (MRC) PhD students. [Concluding our series on Max Perutz, in commemoration of the Perutz centenary.] Pauling felt that if Perutz and Kendrew were included in the award, Corey should be awarded half, with the other half being split between Perutz and Kendrew.
Pauling also sent a letter to the Nobel Committee for Physics, indicating that he thought that Hodgkin. The secrets of science writing.
Previous Max Perutz Award judges pooled their ideas to suggest tips for good writing and good science writing. Read.