Category: Resources

  • Transcript of Nine Dots Prize podcast 4: Lessons in Persuasion

    2 November, 2020

    Jane Tinkler (Nine Dots Prize) Welcome to this podcast – the next in our series that we hope will support and inspire anyone who’s getting ready to enter the Nine Dots Prize – or who just wants to think about how to make their writing more effective.    I’m Jane Tinkler, Senior Manager for the […]

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  • Transcript of Nine Dots Prize podcast 3: Small to Big Picture

    2 November, 2020

    Jane Tinkler (Nine Dots Prize) Hello, and welcome to this podcast for anyone considering applying for the Nine Dots Prize.  I’m Jane Tinkler, Senior Manager for the Prize, and we’re looking for entries that will really stand out and engage readers.  So, we’ve asked three successful writers to share some of their ideas, experience and […]

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  • Transcript of Nine Dot Prize podcast 1: Writing Non-Fiction Creatively

    12 October, 2020

    Jane Tinkler (Nine Dots Prize) Hello, and welcome to this podcast for anyone considering applying for the Nine Dots Prize, or interested in writing non-fiction more generally.  I’m Jane Tinkler, Senior Manager for the Nine Dots Prize, and this year we’re looking for entries that will really stand out.  One of the challenges is to […]

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  • Nine Dots Prize releases second podcast on diversity

    14 December, 2018

    The Nine Dots Prize has created a series of podcasts giving tips and advice to those thinking of submitting an answer to our question, ‘Is there still no place like home?’ Our second podcast looks at the importance of diversity and why the Nine Dots Prize wants to encourage answers from a broad range of […]

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  • Nine Dots Prize releases first podcast on writing creative non-fiction

    8 October, 2018

    The Nine Dots Prize has created a podcast to help those who are considering applying for the Prize, giving tips, advice and insight into what the Board is looking for in a winning entry. The first podcast is about writing non-fiction in a creative and engaging way. One of the challenges of the prize is […]

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  • The Nine Dots Prize on CBC Radio

    28 November, 2016

    Last week, Nine Dots Prize Board member Professor David Runciman appeared on Canada’s national public radio broadcaster, CBC Radio, to talk about the inaugural Nine Dots Prize question. Professor Runciman spoke to Nora Young, presenter of CBC’s Spark, a programme that explores how technology, innovation and design affects our lives. When asked why the Board […]

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  • Behind the scenes of the Nine Dots Prize launch…

    26 October, 2016

    To mark the launch of the Nine Dots Prize, we organised a Rodin-inspired photo shoot – using the iconic image of The Thinker to communicate our aim of encouraging innovative thinking to address problems facing the modern world. Here’s a behind-the-scenes video showing how it was done…

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