2021 YPLC 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.

Finalists gave a 15 minute presentation on a technical topic of their choice and answered questions from a panel of three judges.

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

Meet the finalists

Catriona Breasley

Catriona Breasley

Scotland

Mia Maric - Winner

Mia Maric - Winner

North West & North Wales

Alex Dickinson-Lomas

Alex Dickinson-Lomas

Midlands

Camilla Hurst

Camilla Hurst

South East

Alastair Houston - 3rd place

Alastair Houston - 3rd place

South West & South Wales

Frances Livera - 2nd place

Frances Livera - 2nd place

North East

Timetable

5.00pm - Join

5.10pm - Welcome & Introductions

5.20pm - YPLC final

7.30pm - Networking

7.50pm - Results