Know any budding engineers, scientists or mathematicians aged 11-18? Would they like to showcase their work in a competitive arena? If so, point them in the direction of The Big Bang East Midlands Fair. This free, regional event takes place here at the University in the David Wallace Sports Hall on Wed. 7th July, 9.30am-3.30pm. As well as all the judging and exhibiting there will be hands-on, interactive activities to enjoy. Winning entries from the regional fairs go forward to the the Big Bang: UK Young Scientists’ and Engineers’ Fair in March 2011. Over £50000 in prizes to be won! Spread the word about this exciting event and do your bit to encourage the next generation of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) specialists.
“The Fair aims to excite, educate, stimulate and enthuse young people about opportunities in STEM inspiring them to follow careers in this rewarding field. The Fair also hosts the finals of CREST and Young Engineer for Britain” [from website]
Click here for full details and registration forms.