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* Entrant's details (if a required information field is not applicable to you please just put N/A)

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* How did you find out about the MRC Max Perutz Science Writing Award?

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* Did you attend either of the science writing webinars we hosted?

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* Future contact (you can withdraw the permissions below at any time by emailing

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* Supervisor / grant holder / manager details

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* Your article

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* Article upload

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* Entrant agreement

By entering my name below, I confirm the following:

· I have read and understood the competition guidelines and confirm that I am a MRC PhD student and meet the eligibility requirements

· I submit my article to the MRC Max Perutz Science Writing Award 2021. I also agree that my article and name can be used for promotion of the award

· I confirm that the article which I have submitted is my own work and has not been published elsewhere

· I agree that I will not share any confidential information about the competition or competition winner prior to an official announcement by MRC

· I have notified my supervisor of my entry

· I agree to a Creative Commons license which retains my copyright of my article while allowing others to copy, distribute, and make some uses of it, and give permission to The Observer to publish my article, if chosen as the winner, and leave it online forever

· I give permission to MRC to publish my article on their website and blogs, if chosen to be shortlisted

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