Royal College of Science Union
Science Challenge 2015

This year's Science Challenge launch event will commence at 18:30 on the 1st of December 2014 in the Sir Alexander Fleming Building, and the opening presentation will begin at 19:30.

All information about judges, questions and prizes will be revealed on the day.

This competition is open to all students at Imperial and participating schools.

Welcome to the RCSU Science Challenge

The Science Challenge is the Royal College of Science Union's annual science communication competition. Requiring entrants to demonstrate their skills in scientific debate and reasoning, the Science Challenge tests the ability of today's young scientists to teach the public about the science that affects their lives.

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What are this year's prizes?

With cash prizes and a final in a secret location, all will be revealed on the launch date!

Previous years' winners

Need some inspiration for writing an award winning essay? Or maybe you are just curious about last year's competition. We've uploaded last year's winning essays for you to browse and enjoy.

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Do you represent a school?

We are very keen for schools to take part in the Science Challenge, both at the launch and at the competition itself. If you are a member of staff at a school, read our information on the competition and how to get your school involved.

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