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Are you a design activist creating innovative design while promoting equity? Are you using healthy materials and addressing climate change? Parsons Healthy Materials Lab is hosting the 6th annual Role Models Contest to award design innovations for material use...

Dyalog Ltd is pleased to host the APL Problem Solving Competition. The challenge has two phases: Phase I consists of ten simple problems that must all be solved. Phase II consists of more complex problem sets that do not...

The GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Challenge is an annual incentive prize that seeks to inspire innovative applications of open-access biodiversity data by scientists, informaticians, data modelers, cartographers and other experts. The call for submissions for the 2021 GBIF Ebbe Nielsen...

Help solve the world’s greatest challenge. Answer the Call. Put your coding skills to work in taking on the most pressing issue of our time — climate change. Start building your solution for the 2021 Call for Code Global...

The James Dyson Award is an international design award that celebrates, encourages and inspires the next generation of design engineers. It’s open to current and recent design engineering students, and is run by the James Dyson Foundation, James Dyson’s...

Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to participate in the AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition Essay Competition. This essay competition was created to inspire students to explore connections between human rights and science, engineering and the health professions....

COMPETITION: iGEM 2021

Team Registration for iGEM 2021 is Now Open! We’re excited to announce that Team Registration is now open for the 2021 iGEM Competition! Are you joining us in 2021? Register your team by April 30 to take advantage of...

After a tough year of toggling between remote and in-person schooling, many students, teachers and their families feel burned out from pandemic learning. But companies that market digital learning tools to schools are enjoying a coronavirus windfall. Venture and...

Enter to Win Our Largest Prize Ever! The 19th annual Create the Future Design Contest is now accepting entries. Submit your innovative new product ideas for a chance to win $25,000, other great prizes, and global recognition. Get started...

The IChemE Global Awards celebrate chemical, process and biochemical engineering excellence and are widely considered as the world’s most prestigious chemical engineering awards. The IChemE Global Awards 2021 are now open for entries. With 15 categories, the awards recognise...

The COINS Grand Challenge is a global competition to uncover students, innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders with ideas that can improve the built environment. Make a difference, win prizes, and improve construction. Why enter? BETTER YOUR CAREER Showcase yourself and...

Welcome to the 2nd annual PADS Professional Student Design challenge, the most prestigious design contest in PCB electronics design for individuals and student design teams. PADS Professional is the cutting-edge tool for student innovators interested in electronics design. Submit...

COMPETITION: START Hack 2021

START Hack unites coders, designers, and business students to celebrate technology and push innovation forward in one continent-spanning hackathon – programming skills not required We partner with dedicated growth partners that enable you to learn fundamental business skills to...

The Global Undergraduate Awards is the world’s leading academic awards programme, open to all undergraduate students in almost every academic discipline and attracting submissions from hundreds of universities on every continent. This is a unique opportunity to have your...

IvyPanda.com provides $1500 in scholarships annually for talented students who demonstrate mastery of essay writing. Scholarships will be awarded to two winners: the winner will receive $1,000; the runner-up prize is $500. Check our previously awarded scholarships Important dates...

The Bernard S. Finn IEEE History Prize (formerly the IEEE Life Members’ Prize in Electrical History) is supported by the IEEE Life Members’ Fund and administered by the Society for the History of Technology. The prize is awarded annually...

The Samuel Eleazar and Rose Tartakow Levinson Prize is awarded each year for a single-authored, unpublished essay in the history of technology that explicitly examines, in some detail, a technology or technological device or process within the framework of...

The best university startups from around the world come together to network, exhibit and pitch for a chance of becoming the world’s best university startup! Apply Now! Community of the best university startups worldwide. Venture Cup Denmark hosted the...

Committed data mining youngsters are tomorrow’s experts. The DATA MINING CUP (DMC for short) has inspired students around the world to pursue intelligent data analysis since the year 2000. Last year 162 teams from 126 universities in 35 countries...

The International Astronomy and Astrophysics Competition gives you the unique opportunity to show your knowledge and astronomy skills! The IAAC is an online astronomy competition for students from all countries. Win awards and cash prizes or become IAAC ambassador...

ARIAC 2021 is getting closer! See below for details on the Launch Telecon! This year’s competition will be a Prize competition again with the same prize levels as previous years: 1st Place: $10,000 2nd Place: $5,000 3rd Place: $2,500...

Awards for postgraduate research students who are IET members. What’s on offer? Seven awards are available: Four x £2,500 prizes. Two x £5,000 prizes. One x £10,000 prize. All of our prizes recognise excellence and are awarded on a...

Seeking innovative solutions to aerospace propulsion problems – uncovering the engineers who are contributing to the next great leap. Sir Frank Whittle, and the Powerjet engineers who worked alongside him, were true pioneers. Their revolutionary work will be remembered...

Deadline 31 March 2021! Sign up and Apply now 3DPC 2021! International Design Competition for Additive Manufacturing and Advanced Technologies For the sixth time, whilst the Rapid.Tech 3D the award is aimed at creative, innovative minds and trendsetters across...

The RSA Student Design Awards is a competition for emerging designers that’s been running since 1924. We challenge students and recent graduates to tackle pressing social, environmental and economic issues through design thinking. Key dates 2020-21 Aug 2020: Briefs...

We invite applications for the 2021 Richard Casement internship. We are looking for a would-be journalist to spend three months of the summer working on the newspaper in London (covid-19 permitting; otherwise remotely), writing about science and technology. Applicants...

At Schneider Electric we believe that energy is a basic human right and we are dedicated to furthering mankind through new technologies. As a major player in Energy Management and Industrial Automation, we see an urgent need for bold...

Students have a unique way of looking at the world, which makes them well-qualified to offer creative solutions to design challenges. The Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition is intended to enlighten students about the many design advantages and infinite application...

The Borealis Student Innovation Award is an international competition for students from all over the world. Following Borealis’ trailblazing mission of value creation through innovation, our award aims to recognise your innovative thinking and pioneering solutions. The award recognises...

During this difficult time, Chemistry World has been checking in with dozens of notable chemists around the globe to see how they are weathering the novel coronavirus pandemic. While different countries have had varying success controlling the spread of...

The AIAA Foundation sponsors design competitions every year. These competitions offer a great opportunity for students to participate in a simulated real-world problem, allowing students to gain experience and receive useful and constructive feedback from technical experts who sit...

The Vertical Flight Society’s annual Student Design Competition challenges students to design a vertical lift aircraft that meets specified requirements, provides a practical exercise for engineering students at colleges and universities around the world and promotes student interest in...

The MIT Water Innovation Prize is a startup competition focused on water innovation that awards up to $35K in innovation grants annually to student-led teams from across the country and internationally. The Prize started in 2015 and has since...

The Society for the Social History of Medicine invites submissions to its 2020 Roy Porter Student Essay Prize Competition. The Prize One prize will be awarded for the best original, unpublished essay in the social history of medicine. The...

The 2021 Challenge has Launched! The population of Earth is growing daily and our world is running out of land needed to produce food. Meanwhile, the crops farmers plant face escalating challenges due to increasingly variable growing conditions and...

The Maurice Daumas Prize for papers on the history of technology is sponsored by the Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard (UTBM), France, and consists of 500 Euro. Each year the prize-winning article is presented and discussed at a special...

Cisco is committed to positively impacting 1 billion people by 2025. As part of our work, we seek to inspire and empower a generation of global problem solvers who will not only survive – but drive and thrive –...

The global coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 brought with it a variety of public health challenges and economic consequences at a scale, scope, and pace not experienced in many decades. 3D Printing and additive manufacturing were called upon to help...

Hands-on online laboratories have grown in popularity now that schools around the world are conducting classes remotely or restricting the number of students on campus because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The remote options allow students access to a physical...

During this difficult time, Chemistry World will be checking in with notable chemists around the globe to see how they are weathering the coronavirus pandemic. After Covid-19 forced Wittenberg University in Ohio, US to suddenly switch all of its...

With COVID-19 further exposing educational inequality, Jess Wade says the importance of physics teachers has never been more critical. Physics teachers could be crucial to inspiring young minds and overcoming under-representation. As someone who works to improve the representation...

Have extra time at home? Want to keep your brain busy with new things to think about? Consider doing a little remote learning of your own. After all, Benjamin Franklin famously set aside and hour or two each day...

As school districts figure out what they’ll do come fall, Alex Navarro has a sense of what, exactly, the planning discussions between administrators and public health officials might look like. Navarro, a medical historian at the University of Michigan,...

During this difficult time, Chemistry World is checking in with chemists around the globe to see how they are weathering the Covid-19 pandemic. Fung Fun Man, an instructor at the National University of Singapore (NUS) whose work centres mostly...

Every time Cheri Johnson, a senior analyst at the Chicago Transit Authority dropped off her son, Evan, at day care, he would throw a tantrum because he didn’t want her to go. Certainly, she thought, the 20-month-old would not...

Homepage News News article Engineering news 23 Jul 2020 Joseph Flaig ‘Young people’s knowledge of engineering across all education stages still needs to be improved’ (Credit: Shutterstock) Almost half (47%) of 11 to 19-year-olds know “little or almost nothing”...

“We moved here for the schools.” It’s a popular refrain of suburban families wealthy enough to afford the high real-estate taxes that go toward funding well-rated public schools but not wealthy enough, or not interested, to send their kids...

MANY PEOPLE COMPLAIN about having a terrible memory. Shopping lists, friends’ birthdays, statistics for an exam—they just don’t seem to stick in the brain. But memory isn’t as set in stone as you might imagine. With the right technique,...

The way that teachers assess students has been under scrutiny since the UK government announced that this would be one element of a range of evidence used to replace GCSE and A Level exams this year. Teacher assessment is...

Wading into the contentious debate over reopening schools, an influential committee of scientists and educators on Wednesday recommended that, wherever possible, younger children and those with special needs should attend school in person. Their report — issued by the...