STEM for Britain – Annual poster competition for early career researchers (closes 2 Dec 2019)

by | Nov 27, 2019

Calling all early-career research scientists, engineers, technologists and mathematicians – take your research to Westminster!

STEM for Britain 2020 will take place in the Houses of Parliament on Monday 9 March during British Science Week.

Posters can be entered in one of five areas:

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Engineering
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Physics

There will be two poster exhibition and judging sessions during the day, each ending with a reception and prize-giving. The competition attracts over 500 entrants, of whom approximately one third are selected to present their work in Parliament. This prestigious annual event, which is attended by a significant number of Members of Parliament and Peers, is sponsored by Stephen Metcalfe MP, Chair of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee. Prizes will be awarded for the posters presented in each discipline which best communicate high level science, engineering or mathematics to a lay audience.

The closing date for applications is Monday 2 December 2019.

Who can apply to present a poster? What is meant by early-career researchers?
Poster presenters are in the early part of their careers – MSc, PhD, Post Docs, Research Assistants or Fellows, recently-appointed lecturers, part-time and “mature” students and their equivalents in national, public sector and industrial laboratories, or companies. The event is not appropriate for undergraduate students. We welcome returners, and those starting a second career – age is unimportant.

See information about the competition including FAQs here –