We asked some of the UK's leading scientists and engineers what they think of the National Science + Engineering Competition! Here are some of their tips about getting involved in the Competition.
"If you are going to enter this competition I think you should find yourself a project that you are really passionate about, in an area you are passionate about. Be clear about what you want to get out of it and read around the subject as much as possible, and then see what happens!"
Vivienne Parry OBE
Broadcaster and Journalist
"Science and engineering are awesome platforms that can lead into a huge range of cool careers - from figuring out whether you could power your car using fuel produced by bacteria, sketching out a brand new stunt for a pro-BMXer to pull, or predicting the weather on Mars so the next rover can land safely."
BBC Science Presenter and Science Junkie
“I think the National Science + Engineering Competition is a superb opportunity to find out whether you want to become a scientist or engineer. In my opinion, science and engineering is genuinely the most exciting career you could possibly choose for yourself.”
Professor of Physics and TV Presenter
“We need to find the best young scientist and engineers in the world to continue to explore the universe. I would urge young people to take up the challenge of creating a project to enter the National Science + Engineering Competition.”
Presenter of BBC’s ‘Bang goes the Theory’