Celebrate creative young minds with The Big Bang Competition
18 Oct 2023
Students aged 11 to 18 across the UK are being invited to think big, challenge facts, ask questions and get creative by entering a STEM project into The Big Bang Competition.
New Big Bang Challenges to inspire your class
11 Sep 2023
Inspire the incredible young people around you this September – with 4 brand-new Big Bang Challenges!
Female Students Crowned UK Young Engineer and UK Young Scientist Of The Year
23 Jun 2023
Ranita Ariyibi and Kaycee Deery have scooped the top awards in the prestigious national Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition.
The Big Bang Fair is almost here
08 Jun 2023
With just 2 weeks to go, we’re so excited for The Big Bang Fair – the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) for young people in the UK.
Meet The Big Bang Competition finalists
27 Apr 2023
Meet the incredible young people who are one step closer to being crowned UK Young Scientist or UK Young Engineer of the year.
5 reasons to volunteer with the Big Bang
21 Mar 2023
Do you have a passion for STEM inspiration? Are you ready to meet the next generation of superstar inventors, innovators and creatives? Volunteer with the Big Bang!
Raising aspirations in STEM
02 Mar 2023
A blog from Rose Russell at the Ursuline Academy Ilford on why we should never underestimate the value of extra-curricular activities.
Ignite a passion for STEM at The Big Bang Fair - registration now open!
22 Feb 2023
Tickets for the much-loved Big Bang Fair are now available!
Create your own STEM day with Big Bang at School Blueprint
29 Nov 2022
Looking to bring STEM to the classroom? You can discover how to make some magic, in a way that suits you and your students, with our brand-new blueprint – all for free!
Entries are open for The Big Bang Competition!
31 Oct 2022
Yes, it is that time of year again! You can enter your projects into The Big Bang Competition for 2023.
The Big Bang Competition is back!
05 Oct 2022
The Big Bang Competition is back! Inspire students to work together, problem solve and come up with amazing ideas to solve real issues in STEM. Entries will open soon, so you’ve got plenty of time to get started.
The Big Bang Fair is back for 2023!
21 Sep 2022
We're back! The Big Bang Fair was so much fun in June, and we're so excited to return to The NEC for another year of incredible STEM careers inspiration.
A year of magic with Big Bang at School
27 Jul 2022
School’s out! The academic year has come to an end, and schools and teachers have been busy creating their own Big Bang excitement with Big Bang at School.
The 2022 special award winners
22 Jun 2022
The winners of the special awards have been revealed.
Big Bang announces the UK Young Scientist of the Year
22 Jun 2022
Connie Gray, a year 9 student from Liverpool Life Sciences UTC, has won the title of UK Young Scientist of the Year for her research comparing the structure of the features of birds from different climates and environments to each other.
Big Bang announces the UK Young Engineer of the Year
22 Jun 2022
Avye Couloute, a year 9 student from Surbiton High School, has been crowned as the UK Young Engineer of the Year for her project invention which seeks to improve indoor air quality by monitoring and reacting to CO2 levels.
10 ACTIVITIES to get stuck into at THE BIG BANG FAIR UNLOCKED
17 Jun 2022
The Big Bang Fair opens its doors next week, and we’re so excited! Take a sneak peak of the top things to do this year including slime making, flying drones and virtual reality!
Big Bang Digital Returns for 2022!
28 Apr 2022
Big Bang Digital returns to inspire and is back for a third exciting year, 22 to 24 June 2022!
Young people create a Big Bang at Parliament!
27 Apr 2022
Secondary schools students impress and excite MPs and parliamentarians with project work they had entered in The Big Bang Competition
The Big Bang Fair fully booked
04 Apr 2022
The Big Bang Fair is fully booked! Due to high demand, registrations to attend The Fair are now fully booked for schools groups.
My experience of The Big Bang Competition
31 Mar 2022
Bethan Padbury, Event Executive and previous winner of The Big Bang Competition, blogs about her experience and how it has shaped what she is doing today.
The Big Bang Fair is almost fully booked!
28 Mar 2022
Tickets for The Big Bang Fair on Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 June have now sold out! Book now to avoid disappointment.
Book your free tickets to The Big Bang Fair
24 Feb 2022
Don’t miss out! Make sure you book your tickets to The Big Bang Fair 2022.
The Big Bang Competition is now open for entries
07 Dec 2021
It’s that time of year again! You can enter your projects into the Big Bang Competition for 2022.
The Big Bang Fair to return in 2022
25 Nov 2021
After 2 long years without The Big Bang Fair to attend, it’s finally back!
Discover Big Bang World
13 Oct 2021
From transport and art to humanitarian aid and space, explore inspirational STEM activities, videos and career talks in the brand-new Big Bang World!
Big Bang announces GSK UK Young Scientist of the Year
23 Jun 2021
Kell Johnston, a Year 12 student from Queen Elizabeth High School in Hexham, Northumberland was awarded GSK UK Young Scientist of the Year for his project, ‘Does Willow Extract Have Beneficial Impact When Rooting Cuttings?’
Big Bang announces GSK UK Young Engineer of the Year
23 Jun 2021
Kaede Sugano, a Year 12 student from Rugby School was crowned GSK UK Young Engineer of the Year for her project, ‘RIHLA’.
10 inspiring young people shortlisted for top prizes
16 Jun 2021
From designing cheap inserts to improve the function of face masks to writing algorithms to compare package holidays, 10 remarkable projects from young people aged 13 to 18 have been shortlisted to compete for a major national title as part of this year’s finals of The Big Bang Competition.
Dates and theme booked for the Big Bang Digital
26 Mar 2021
Big Bang Digital will be back for a second exciting year
Big prizes for big thinkers
23 Mar 2021
All about the issues on young people’s minds.
New look Big Bang
08 Mar 2021
You’ve spotted it – we’ve got a new website!