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Big Bang North West 2019: 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 – Unilever
The NW Young Scientist of the Year Award recognises excellence in science.
“Unilever are proud to be the Headline Sponsor at The Big Bang North West 2019; inspiring the next generation of scientists is a key part of Unilever’s commitment to STEM. It is our belief that what we do today will shape tomorrows future, and we believe that by helping students to understand the opportunities and challenges facing the world today that they can help bring about a bright future for everyone.”
North West Young Engineer of the Year – AstraZeneca
The NW Young Engineer of the Year Award recognises excellence in engineering.
“As a major employer in the Northwest with over 3500 staff working across the field of STEM, the Big Bang is a great opportunity for AstraZeneca to inspire the next generation and promote the vast array of career options within Science, Technology Engineering and Maths.”
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 – Air Products
If you want to be a leading scientist, technologist, engineer or mathematician, being able to communicate your ideas is important. This award celebrates students who have excelled.
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 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.
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 – All About STEM
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.
Award for Digital Excellence
The prize for digital innovation recognises the best use of digital technologies to solve a problem, fulfil a need or inspire change.
The Big Bang North West 2019 is going to be our BIGGEST & best event to date!
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