2 November 2022
by Alex Brinded

Engineering UK launches Big Bang competition

The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers competition has opened entries for 2023.

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Entrants can win the UK Young Engineer or UK Young Scientist of the Year, with the winners announced at The Big Bang Fair - Birmingham's NEC 21-23 June 2023.

Previous entrants have produced STEM projects such as making camping eco-friendly to redesigning working from home.

For the first time, two female students won last year's competition. Avye Couloute from Surbiton high school took the title of UK Young Engineer of the Year for her work on air quality monitoring equipment for carbon dioxide. Connie Gray who from Liverpool Life Sciences UTC won UK Young Scientist of the Year fo rher research into the structure of birds' feathers from different climates and environments.

The competition is open for entries until 30 March 2023 at 5pm: https://www.thebigbang.org.uk/the-big-bang-competition/

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Alex Brinded

Staff Writer