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What energy challenges will cities of the future face?

And how can we find innovative solutions to meet them? Gareth Thistleton, Shell’s Social Investment Advisor talks about their competition for schools.

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Roxanne El-Hady

Read about what UK Young Scientist of the Year 2016, Roxanne El-Hady's been up to since the Competition and about her recent trip to New Zealand.

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Peter Hatfield

Hear from Peter Hatfield - UK Young Scientist of the Year in 2009!

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The Big Bang Competition

Addy Gisby competed at The Big Bang Fair 2016 - read about her experience below.

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Vex Robotics by HEXBUG

VEX Robotics talks about their exciting plans for The Big Bang Fair 2016.

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Siemens: Curiosity Project

From a wind power challenge to a microscopic photography workshop - find out more about what Siemens will be showcasing at The Big Bang Fair

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Smart-pets and super-humans set to rule the world by 2050

Scientists expect that, by 2050, technology will be used to build two-way connections between the brain and external IT and to enhance our household pets.

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Touch, taste and smell clouds!

Sarah Bearchell from Sarah's Adventures in Science talks about her hands-on workshop at The Big Bang Fair

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Why volunteer?

Hear from Grace Frost, one of this year's amazing Big Bang Fair volunteers.

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Evaluating The Big Bang Fair

One often invisible element of the Big Bang Fair is its evaluation. But why bother? Senior Researcher Tom May talks about how and why we evaluate.

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Talent 2030 competition

You could explore Mars, design a life-changing gadget or invent a new flavour for coffee!

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Big Bang @ Parliament on bonfire night!

In celebration of Tomorrow's Engineers Week 2015 we held The Big Bang @ Parliament on Thursday 5 November (bonfire night!)

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Volunteers registration now open

Volunteers registration for The Big Bang Fair 2016 is now open - read more about what it entails and hear what one of last year's volunteers had to say about his experience.

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World’s first class of ‘STEMojis’

Take a look at the world's first class of 'STEMojis'! From Charles Darwin to Carol Vorderman - how many do you recognise?

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Welcome to The Big Bang Fair blog!

Welcome to the very first Big Bang Fair blog post. Read updates from the Fair and stories from the world of science and engineering.

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