Sheffield Heat - National Lecture Competition
If you are young, you think you can tell a good story and convince others you know what you are talking about, then this is for you; the Young Persons' Lecture Competition. Of course you'll want to know what you're letting yourself in for. So read on.
Participants come from all over the country and initially compete in one of a series of heats organised by local affiliated societies of the Institute, in the Sheffield region the SMEA is the local society. The winner of our heat then competes in the NE regional heat, which this year will be held in Newcastle. There are six regional heats and the winners then take part in the UK final, which will be held on the 29th April in London. At each stage there are monetary prizes and the National winner then goes onto compete in the World Final. SMEA has quite a good reputation in the competition having provided the UK national winner in recent years
So we are looking for students and professionals up to the age of 28 to deliver a short (15 min) lecture on a materials, minerals, mining, packaging, clay technology and wood science related subject. Full details of the competition and entry forms can be found in the following link. The Sheffield heat takes place on the 25th February at the Crown Plaza Royal Victoria Hotel in Sheffield; the competition starts at 18:00.