Celebrating North West Finalists: Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition
January 10th 2019

Celebrating North West Finalists: Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition

The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition is a national competition for young people to showcase their impressive science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) projects and to reward and recognise their achievements.

The semi-finals for this competition took place at The Big Bang North West 2018 and as the full list of finalists has just been released, we’d like to spotlight all competitors from our region along with their ingenious & inspirational ideas! Schools listed below will all compete in the Grand Final at the National Big Bang Fair in Birmingham in March 2019.

Congratulations and good luck, we will be there to cheer you all on!

Fatberg Fuel or Foe
Holly Fitzherbert, William Harvey, Arib Islam, Cameron Marshall
Birkenhead School

Genes causing Glaucoma
Mahesh Vallabhaneni
Calday Grange Grammar School

Computer Vision in Robotics
Timothy De Goede
Cardinal Newman College

Naturally Infused
Freya Barnes, Emily Cook, Hollie Gilchris, Ellan Ramage Jones, Mia-Rose Phillips
Gateacre School

Kerbatron 3000
Daniel Cash, Oliver Griffith
Little Sandbox

Plastic Filtration Pipe
Jack Joyce, Jacob Rogers, Luke Wheldon, Sofia Wright
Liverpool Life Sciences UTC

Medi Glue
Ben Carter, Blanka Pouteau
Liverpool Life Sciences UTC

Lucas O’ Connor
Liverpool Life Sciences UTC

Sensory Stick for the Visually Impaired
Jack Tallentire
Millom School

Detection of Wound Infection
Melissa Fletcher
Millom School

Duddon Tidal Lagoon
Josh Dreghorn, Sadie Kendal, Ruben Lancaster, Tasha Pennington, Natalie Sleigh, Charlie Spencer
Millom School

Julianna Gawlik, Sian Holt-Naughten, Anngrace Thomas, Nancy Towey
Loreto Grammar School

How Polarizing is Your Drink
William Croft, Sean Holbrook, Hannah Pyle, Nathan Roberts
Pensby High School

Dunking Biscuits
James Fawcett, Tyler Gordon, Rory Jones, Maddy Lewis, Beth Henderson-Palmer, Kiara Parlevliet, Adam Thomas
Queen’s Park High School

New Ocular Allograft
Charlie Lamb
Riverside College Halton

Fuels For Schools
Juliet Bridgman, Ben Glaister, Phoebe Reid, Indica Warneford
St Benedict’s Catholic High School

Healthy Crisps for Coronary Heart Disease Sufferers
Paige Chapman, Rebekah Clayton, Tess Cullen, Erin Gallagher, Tash McGuire, Charlotte Swallow
Millom School

Diagnosing Disease with Saliva
Charlotte Hawkins
The Kings School

Human-Robot interactions
Sam Burgess
The Deanery Church of England High School and Sixth Form College

Fruit Fly Learning Experiment
Ellie Sandiford
Xaverian College

Ufikiaji-Water and Your School
Kirsten Attfield, Thomas Brindley-Carter, Rowan McNally, Fiona Sallaku, Pippa Woods, Aroush Zia
The Kingsway School

Assembly of DigiTRONf
George Keevil
Ulverston Victoria High School

Mechanical Alternative
Polly Allen
Ulverston Victoria High School

Meraki Aquaponics
Lily Brown, Ellie Hatton Daly, Abigail Denton, Emma Gray, Georgia Greenwood, Lucy Gregory, Emma Holgate, Annabelle McGrath, Macie McNally, Jamie McQuillan, Kate Nickels, Dawn Woodward
Wade Deacon High School

Click here for the full list of competition finalists and their amazing projects!
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