SET for Britain 2012 application process is open

5 December 2011

SET for Britain 2012 is an opportunity for early-career research scientists, engineers and technologists to communicate their science to parliamentarians.

SET for Britain 2012 application process is open

To be held on Monday 12 March 2012, the scientific exhibition and competition will be held in the House of Commons and split into three sessions; biological and biomedical science, the physical sciences (chemistry and physics), and engineering.

Prizes will be awarded for the scientific posters presented in each discipline which best communicate high level science to the lay audience of parliamentarians.

Full details of the competition and exhibition, including the application form can be found on the SET for Britain website.

Early-career researchers include university research students, postgraduates, research assistants, postdocs, research fellows, newly-appointed lecturers, part-time students and their equivalents in national, public sector and industrial laboratories, and appropriate MSc students.  

The closing date for entries is Saturday 24 December 2011.

The event is supported by a wide range of scientific organisations, including the Institute of Physics, the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Society of Biology.

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