Scientific Malaysian Issue 12 Writing Competition

Write for Scientific Malaysian and win RM500!

Have a story to share about your experience working in research related to vaccine or immunology?

Keen to educate the general public in the issue of vaccination?

Interested in writing a science fiction on the importance of vaccine to humanity?

The upcoming Scientific Malaysian Magazine (Issue 12) will be our first theme-based issue, and our first theme is “Vaccine & Immunology”! Write an article related to this theme and we will reward the author of the best article* with RM500 cash.

Submit your article by 15 of March 2016 by emailing magazine[at]!

* All submissions will be reviewed by our editorial team, and shortlisted articles will be published in Scientific Malaysian Magazine Issue 12. Published articles will then be subjected to public voting on our website and social media channels.

Rules and regulation:

  1. Articles must be written and submitted according to our submission guidelines at
  2. Articles can be in the form of an educational article, opinion piece, experience sharing, book review or creative writing (short fiction).
  3. Word limit is 1,500 words (for book review and creative writing, the word limit is 800 words).
  4. A shortlist of best articles will be chosen by the editors of Scientific Malaysian Magazine. Shortlisted articles will be published in Issue 12 of Scientific Malaysian Magazine.
  5. Published articles will then be subjected to public voting on our website and social media channels. The best article will be decided based on total number of shares, likes, tweets, and votes accrued over a period of 2 months (further details of this will be provided to all authors of shortlisted articles).
  6. Editors’ decision is final.
  7. The winner of the best article will be contacted via email upon completion of the voting period.