Canadian Blood Services Lay Science Writing Competition is delivered in partnership with the Centre for Blood Research at the University of British Columbia. The Competition provides trainees the opportunity to showcase their research to the public . It also supports trainees in their development of vital communication skills. The winning entry will receive a $500 prize. An additional $300 prize purse is available for disbursement to up to two runners-up. Selected entries will be disseminated through Canadian Blood Services and partners’ online platforms and social media channels.