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How our Big Bang Competition prizes took us to China...

Emily Xu and Bethan Padbury, winners of The Big Bang Competition 2018, represented the UK at the China Adolescents Science & Technology International Competition. Here they tells us about their experience and why they are passionate about inspiring more young women into STEM.

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Who won the inaugural Big Bang Fair Volunteer Awards?

Thirty-three of our 400 volunteers were celebrated for their outstanding contributions during the inaugural Big Bang Fair Volunteer Awards ceremony, hosted as part of the National Volunteers’ Week. Congratulations, one and all!

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A generation of switched-on Energy Superheroes speaks!

The Energy Institute's #EnergySuperheroes survey of 1,300 young people at The Big Bang Fair 2018 finds that...

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Marvel At The Wonders of Science

New research finds that 65% of those aged 7 - 19 would consider studying science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects beyond school if they were taught around the incredible feats of superhero characters

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Dotography: The World's First Invisible Photography Exhibition

Running over four days between Wednesday 24th and Saturday 27th January, the exhibition is located on Link Street in Birmingham. Entry is completely free, with no ticket reservation necessary.

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Look Up To The Stars

New constellations based on modern day inspirational figures created in a bid to get more children across the UK looking up to the stars and interested in the universe.

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The Rock Music Milkshake Mixer

Rock Music Milkshake Mixer harnesses sound energy from a live guitar and amplifier to blend milkshakes

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Stackamals

Find out about Chris Kalogroulis’ journey with his product, Stackamals, after winning big at The Big Bang Competition 2017.

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Why volunteer?

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

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The Five-a-Day Felix Plan

Scientists are urging the UK’s cat owners to help their feline friends beat the festive bulge.

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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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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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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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The Big Bang Competition

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

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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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