Coordinated by STEM Sussex

Congratulations!

Date: July 1, 2016

Congratulations!

Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition 2017

We are pleased to announce the following ten prizes for the Big Bang Competition (formerly National Science + Engineering Competition). Each of these projects will be competing in the national finals in Birmingham next March.

Runner Up Junior Engineering
Carisbrooke College, Newport, Isle of Wight
Remote Controlled Speedboat

Runner Up Junior Science
Oriel High School, Crawley, West Sussex
Bacterial Growth in Light

Runner Up Intermediate Engineering
Carisbrooke College, Newport, Isle of Wight
Computer Controlled Underwater ROV

Runner up Intermediate / Senior Science
St Wilfrid’s Catholic College, Crawley, West Sussex
The Effects of Music on School Students

Runner up Senior Engineering
Portsmouth High School, Portsmouth, Hampshire
Adaptable Wheels

Winner Junior Engineering
Maidstone Grammar School, Maidstone, Kent
How to Increase Wi-Fi Signal

Winner Junior Science
Guildford High School for Girls, Guildford, Surrey
Why do we get food poisoning?

Winner Intermediate Engineering
Reading Girls’ School, Reading, Berkshire
Tête Tec

South East Young Scientist of the Year
Corelli College, London
Is Personalised Medicine the Way Forward?

South East Young Engineers of the Year
Hurstpierpoint College, Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex
Spring Compression Jig for Fibre Optic Connector

 

Sponsored Prizes Awarded at the Fair

Alongside the Big Bang Competition, companies have the opportunity to sponsor a prize. Below are the eight prizes from our Bronze, Silver, Gold and Headline sponsors that were presented at the Big Bang Fair South East on 29th June 2016. Winners received a trophy for the school, and a cash prize for their school.

Coast 2 Capital LEP STEM Club of the Year
Sir William Perkins’s School, Chertsey, Surrey
Renewably Powered Vessel Design [and] Keeping Warm and Keeping Hydrated

GSK Prize for Healthcare
Reading Girls’ School, Reading, Berkshire
Tête Tec

Institution of Mechanical Engineers Prize for Engineering Design
Hurstpierpoint College, Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex
Spring Compression Jig for Fibre Optic Connector

Kreston Reeves Award for Communication
More House School, London
Frozen Seeds

Thales Prize for Coding
Hazelwick School, Crawley, West Sussex
Measuring the Angular Acceleration of a Flight Simulator

Gatwick Airport Prize for Innovation
Maidstone Grammar School, Maidstone, Kent
Is Biodegradable Plastic a Realistic Alternative?

Crawley Borough Council Prize for Creativity
Guildford High School for Girls, Guildford, Surrey
Why do we get food poisoning?

CGG Prize for Mathematics
St Wilfrid’s Catholic College, Crawley, West Sussex
The Effects of Music on School Students

 

Other sponsored prizes awarded

Many other companies sponsored a prize at the Big Bang Fair South East – too many to be awarded all on the day. Using the judges moderated scores, the following winners have now been announced. They have been sent a certificate and a cash prize for their school.

Atkins Award for the Environment
BHASVIC, Brighton, East Sussex
Tarbela Dam Hydropower T5 Extension

Doosan Award for Teamwork
Maidstone Grammar School, Maidstone, Kent
Is Biodegradable Plastic a Realistic Alternative?

Clarkson Evans Award for Problem Solving
Guildford High School for Girls, Guildford, Surrey
The Science Behind Antimatter

Edwards Prize for Technology
More House School, London
Nanoparticles and Handbags

Elekta Award for Science
Oriel High School, Crawley, West Sussex
Bacterial Growth in Light

EMC Prize for Data Analysis
St Wilfrid’s Catholic College, Crawley, West Sussex
The Effects of Music on School Students

Eurotherm by Schneider Electric Award for Commercial Potential
More House School, London
Nanoparticles and Handbags

Institute of Physics Prize for Physics
St Richard’s Catholic College, Bexhill, East Sussex
StAR Club (St Richard’s Amateur Radio Club)

Kier Construciton Award for Health & Safety
Barton Peveril Sixth Form College, Southampton, Hampshire
Indicator Safety Gloves

Mott MacDonald for Project Management
Carisbrooke College, Newport, Isle of Wight
Robot Hand

NatWest Award for Working with Industry
Hazelwick School, Crawley, West Sussex
Measuring the Angular Acceleration of a Flight Simulator

Photek Award for Research
Corelli College, London
Is Personalised Medicine the Way Forward?

Pyroban Award for Design Technology
Carisbrooke College, Newport, Isle of Wight
Robot Hand

Ricardo Award for Innovation & Technology
Aylesbury Grammar School, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Subsea Manifold Shuttle

SEPnet Award for Physics
Guildford High School for Girls, Guildford, Surrey
The Science Behind Antimatter

Solartron Metrology Award for Electronics
Carisbrooke College, Newport, Isle of Wight
Computer Controlled Underwater RO

Tesla Engineering Award for Product Design
Barton Peveril Sixth Form College, Southampton, Hampshire
Indicator Safety Gloves

University of Chichester Prize for Women in Science & Engineering
More House School, London
Frozen Seeds

West Sussex County Council Award for Entrepreneurialism
Maidstone Grammar School, Maidstone, Kent
How to Increase Wi-Fi Signal

 

 

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