Competition 2020 – Bernie Benson Prize

Rules of Entry

Competition rules

  • The competition is open to anyone aged 18 or over at the time of entering, excluding Benson Viscometers current employees or their families.
  • Entry to this competition implies agreement of the entrant to all competition rules.
  • The winner will receive a prize of an Acer Chromebook 15.6”. In the unlikely event that it is not possible to provide the prize stated, a prize of equivalent value will be awarded.
  • The prize is non-transferable. No cash alternative is available for the prize.
  • Entries must be emailed to our General Manager, Lorna Chun, at: lorna@bensonviscometers.com by 17:00 (GMT) on 30th July 2020. Entries should be no longer than 800 words, and include your name, job title or area of study and name of place where you work or study.
  • Prize winners will be notified by 17th August 2020.
  • Pieces must be submitted as electronic files. Submissions can be in Word, PowerPoint or PDF format and can contain images.
  • All pieces should be all your own work, and any references properly cited.
  • All submissions must contain original material and must not have been previously published or accepted for publication prior to submission. Promotion of other companies or websites is not allowed.
  • Articles that have won prizes in other competitions are not eligible.
  • Please evidence any figures and provide suitable references for any important facts in the article, where appropriate.
  • International entries are welcome. All entries must be in English.
  • The competition judging panel at Benson Viscometers will read all the entries; their decision is final. Neither the judges nor Benson Viscometers employees will enter into any correspondence about individual entries.
  • The competition organisers reserve the right to change the judging panel without notice and not to award prizes if, in the judges’ opinion, such an action is justified
  • By sending your entry to us, you are granting permission for us to publish and use the content as we see fit. Competition entries cannot be revised once submitted.
  • By entering, you agree that the winning entry will be published in full on the Benson Viscometers website and social media pages, and in the Benson Viscometers newsletter.
  • Case study references are welcomed. However, authors will be asked to ensure that any details used in case studies are changed to ensure confidentiality.