Poetry of Science Competition

Vote now for your favourite poem!

We are delighted to announce the finalists of the 2022 Poetry of Science competition. The Festival received hundreds of poems and the judges were very impressed with the quality of the entries.

Click on the titles below to read the shortlisted poems, then vote for your favourite:

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The Judges’ Choice and People’s Choice winners will be announced at the Poetry of Science event on Saturday 8 October at Wesley Memorial Church, Oxford.

We are grateful to OX Magazine, John Adams, Nosy Crow, Bloomsbury and Oxford Brookes University for supporting this competition.