2023 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 or wood science related subject.
Finalists 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 2023 Young Persons' World Lecture Competition online final.
Meet the 2023 YPLC UK finalists
North West & North Wales
2nd place - Midlands
3rd place - South West & South Wales
Winner - South East
|Tea & Coffee
|Welcome & Introductions
|Thomas Hughes, North West & North Wales
|Materials design for nuclear fusion
|Toby Reid, Midlands
|Row row row your boat: A look at the history and materials used in high performance rowing boats
|Phil Smith, South West & South Wales
|Improving advanced nuclear fuel
|Henry Saunders, North East
|Programmable microstructures: Unleashing the potential of engineerin alloys with metal additive manufacturing
|Georgina Burgoyne Morris, South East
|Stimuli-responsive polymers as self-healing materials
|Drinks reception & networking