We are pleased to announce the prizes for the winners and runners-up of the Youth Grand Challenges Competition.
- Discovery Winner – An Adventure Science Show from Anturus for your whole school, plus a year’s membership
- Discovery Runner-up – Trip to a Research Councils UK institution of your choice
- Bronze Winner – A day’s field trip with the Anturus team
- Bronze Runner-up – Trip to a Research Councils UK institution of your choice
- Silver Winner – A weekend field trip with the Anturus team
- Silver Runner-up – Trip to a Research Councils UK institution of your choice
- Gold Winner – Travel scholarship worth up to £1500
- Gold Runner-up – A fully funded place at the London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF)
Judges of the Finals event
We are excited to announce a number of the judges that will help select the winning projects as part of the expert panels at the finals event in December:
- Konnie Huq – Former Blue Peter presenter and Writer
- Professor James Logan – Professor at Department of Disease Control and TV Presenter
- Professor Beate Kampmann – Professor of Paediatric Infection, Immunity and International Child Health at Imperial College London
- Alexandra Rutishauser-Perera – Head of Nutrition at Action Against Hunger
- John McLaverty – Education and Youth Advisor at Oxfam
- Jess McQuail – Chief Executive Officer at Think Global
- Katie Cresswell-Maynard – Head of Education at Engineers Without Borders
- Keith Dunmall – Youth Engagement Manager at WaterAid
More judges will be confirmed closer to the event.
- January 2017: Competition opens for entries. Use the online form to tell us about yourself and your project, and to upload your work.
- 26 September 2017: Competition closes. All projects must be submitted via the online entry form by this date to be considered for the competition.
- 7 December 2017: Finalists event – shortlisted projects will be invited to a celebration event, to exhibit their work to a panel of expert and celebrity judges, who will select the final winners in each category.