DNA Day Essay contest 2022

Congratulations to Alicia R T, Charlie G, Anouschka H and Mei Mei W on becoming winners of The European DNA Day Essay contest 2022.

The essay contest is meant as a learning tool and a means to promote knowledge of genetics within Europe. It intends to challenge students to examine, question and reflect on the importance and social implications of genetic research and its applications. Essays are expected to contain substantive, well-reasoned arguments indicative of a depth of understanding of the issues addressed by the selected essay question.

Students from 22 European countries submitted 167 essays and 23 videos this year. The evaluation was made involving 62 experts in the field, who selected 3 winners and 7 honourable mentions.

Alicia achieved third place and Charlie, Anouschka and Mei Mei received honourable mentions. 

Click HERE to read the winning submissions.

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