2019 YPLC UK Final

1 May 2019

Young Persons' Lecture Competition UK final

The Young Persons' Lecture Competition invites students and professionals up to the age of 28 to deliver a short lecture on a materials, minerals, mining, packaging, clay technology and wood science related subject.

Six finalists will give a 15 minute presentation on a technical topic of their choice and answer questions from a panel of three judges.

The winner will represent the UK at the Young Persons' World Lecture Competition final in London in October.


Midlands - Matthew Wadge
Can titanates provide an alternative method of improving current implant surfaces?

South West - James Grant
Electrophoretic materials: The resurgence of E-link through Frustrated Total Internal Reflection (F-TIR) films

North East - Federica Rosaria Lisa
Understanding the factors that influence power and graphite electrode consumption at the ladle arc furnaces and how these can be reduced

North West - Jack Saunders
Watching paint dry: How to stop corrosion

South East - Megan McGregor
The world's hottest superglue: Materials requirements for better sealing in jet engines

Scotland - Abigail Georgia Robinson
Mysterious moon rocks: Locating the source site of lunar meteorites


5.00pm - Tea & coffee

5.30pm - Start

8.00pm - Drinks buffet

8.30pm - Results

9.00pm - Close


To attend, please contact Efi Fragkou

The event is free and open to all IOM3 members and non-members.

Venue and booking

Event Location: 
Armourers & Brasiers' Company
Armourers' Hall
81 Coleman Street
United Kingdom
Contact details: 

Efi Fragkou


tel. 020 7451 7415

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