Big Bang North West 2018: Award Sponsors – The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition
July 02nd 2018

Big Bang North West 2018: Award Sponsors – The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition

We have so many sensational sponsored awards for The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition at The Big Bang North West!

The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition is open to all 11-18 year olds living in the UK and in full-time education. The Competition aims to recognise and reward young people’s achievements in all areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

We would like to say a HUGE thank you to all of our supporters:

North West Young Scientist of the Year – AstraZeneca

At AstraZeneca, we believe that by pushing the boundaries of science, we will be able to deliver life-changing medicines to help patients wherever they are in the world. We have sites here in the North West, in Liverpool and Macclesfield and we employ scientists from all disciplines to join us in our quest to make new medicines. We can’t stress the importance of studying STEM subjects. We recognise overall achievement across all fields of science.

North West Young Engineer of the Year – Air Products

Air Products’ core purpose is making the world more productive, energy efficient and sustainable. Our products and applications help customers improve energy efficiency and reduce environmental impact. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics are at the heart of our innovative solutions that help us achieve this. We are very proud to be sponsoring the NW Young Engineer of the Year which recognises excellence in engineering.

STEM Club of the Year – Shaping Futures

Shaping Futures understand the importance of pupils being able to work together on real life projects and activities and we want to recognize those teachers and pupils who have put time and effort into extracurricular activities to further their knowledge and skills. This award recognises overall achievement for a STEM Club who have gone above and beyond to support each other in their learning.Award for Communication  – Unilever

It’s not good enough to come up with the best idea that’s going to save the world if you can’t explain it to anyone else. Being a leading scientist, engineer or mathematician means being able to communicate your ideas to a team of people. We also need good science and engineering communicators to show the public what fantastic advances we’re making in STEM.

Award for Innovation – Sellafield

Sellafield Ltd is safely delivering decommissioning of the UK’s nuclear legacy as well as fuel recycling and the management of low, high and intermediate level nuclear waste activities on behalf of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority. This award recognises an innovative solution to a problem and originality in thinking in any area of STEM.

Award for Team Work – Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force has a distinctive character and spirit that relies on an essential combination of team work and leadership to deliver air power worldwide regardless of the challenges or the environment. This prize will be awarded to a project that has demonstrated excellent team working skills throughout the project.

Award for Digital Excellence – Lime Pictures

Lime Pictures is a market leader in digital excellence and innovation. Providing programme support ranging from glossy social media campaigns to stimulating debate and providing online help and support around issue-led stories. The prize for digital innovation recognises the best use of digital technologies to solve a problem, fulfil a need or inspire change.

Bright Spark Award – ScottishPower

A love for learning and an enquiring mind are attitudes that underpin all research in STEM. This award recognises the sparks that are needed to be successful in STEM – inspiration, enthusiasm an enquiring mind, communication and desire to take their work forward.

Most Dedicated Teacher – Educate Awards

This award goes to a teacher who goes above and beyond in supporting their school and students with their Big Bang North West project work.

Protecting the Environment – Knowsley Safari

We are strongly committed to the principles of conservation and sustainability. As both a zoological park and a visitor attraction we recognise that our own operations and actions of our guests have an impact on the environment. This award recognises students thought carefully about the environment within their project.

Award for Experimentation  – evoke

Experimentation is a key part of any STEM project. It represents the ability to keep trying and to carefully think through results and refine experimental techniques. This award celebrates the resilient problem solver.

Award for Endeavour – ChargePoint Technology

STEM careers need people with the right attitude; people who set themselves goals, who work hard and are willing to learn, who don’t give up but keep on getting up and trying again when it maybe doesn’t work out quite right first time. This award recognises students who demonstrate a ‘can-do’ attitude.

Enter the Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition



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