RSC Bill Bryson Prize 2011 winners
The RSC received hundreds of informative and creative entries to the 2011 competition from both primary and secondary school students. For 2011 we welcomed entries from International Schools to mark the International Year of Chemistry.
The winning entries were divided into four main categories:
- Overall winner - Laura Hedges and Anna Highfield, The Priory School, Shrewsbury
- Secondary Schools winners - Kathryn Hughes, Croydon High School, Somerset and Evelyn Henderson, King Edward VI High School for Girls, Birmingham
- Primary Schools winner - Lir Afiq, Chinthurst School, Tadworth
- International Schools winner - Danran Chen and Andi Wang, High School affiliated to Peking University, Beijing, China
The winners each received prizes of £500 for their schools plus £100 for themselves.
Overall Winner - A video by Laura Hedges and Anna Highfield
Primary Schools Winner
Chemistry Matters a Chemistry Comic by Lir Afiq
Joint Secondary Schools Winner
An Agony Aunt's Guide to the Chemistry of Love - a booklet by Katie Hughes
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Joint Secondary Schools Winner - The Beauty of Chemistry - a web presentation by Evelyn Henderson
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International Schools Winner - a video by Danran Chen and Andi Wang
Also of interest
IUPAC (in conjunction with the UN and UNESCO) proclaimed that 2011was the International Year of Chemistry (IYC).