2018 Young Persons' Lecture Competition final
The 2018 Young Persons’ Lecture Competition (YPLC) final was held on Wednesday 28 April at the Armourers’ Hall, London. Competitors are 28 or under on 1 June 2018 and gave a lecture of 15 minutes on a topic related to materials, minerals, mining, packaging, clay technology and wood science and engineering.
The final was sponsored by The Worshipful Company of Armourers & Brasiers the Midland Institute of Mining Engineers and the East Midlands Materials Society.
Midlands - Winner Sam Lawton - Polymer power: From light to current
South East - 2nd place Gabrielle Bourret-Sicotte - Shielded hydrogen passivation: Making efficient solar cells
South West & South Wales Pablo Martinez Pancorbo - Early-stage cancer imaging with novel nanoparticles
North West & North Wales Josh Turner - Exploring inorganic main group polymers