Competitions

30th January 1998 at 00:00
DESIGN A POSTER

Pupils aged seven to 12 are being encouraged to talk to older relatives or friends about how food has changed and then to design a poster comparing food eaten now with food eaten when the National Health Service was set up 50 years ago. Food constituents and comments on how more or less balanced our diets are now should be included. There are prizes for pupils and schools. The competition is sponsored by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and the Medical Research Council. Details: Schools liaison officer, BBSRCMRC Food Competition, Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon SN2 1UH.

THE WAINWRIGHT ESSAY PRIZE FOR NEAR EASTERN ARCHAEOLOGY

To celebrate its 45th award this year, a 900-word book-review competition has been added. The prize was initially established by Oxford University for boys only, but has long been open to both sexes at junior and secondary level. Last year's winner, Martin Worthington, received Pounds 250 for 8,000 words with accompanying photographs on the concept of family in ancient Egypt. Details: Emily Wilson, Gerald Averay Wainwright Fund, The Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane, Oxford OX1 2LE, 01865 278222.

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