NSEW Event Awards
Nominate your NSEW event for an award!
If you have a quirky, original or innovative event planned for National Science & Engineering Week then you can nominate yourself for an NSEW Event Award!
Supported by Engineering UK, the NSEW Event Awards aim to reward the passion of event and activity organisers and showcase the very best in public engagement during NSEW. Any organisation can nominate for an award, whether you are a school running a day of activities or a theatre launching a new production - as long as it takes place during National Science & Engineering Week: 14 - 23 March 2014.
Deadline for applications is 7 February 2014.
£600 cash prize to the winner in each category. £200 cash prize to one runner-up in each category.
- Best primary school event: for events or activities organised by primary schools.
- Best secondary school event: for events or activities organised by secondary schools.
- Best STEM institution event: For events by those organisations (non schools) participating in STEM engagement on a regular basis.
- Best community event: For events and activities that include the local community and/or family audiences.
- Best engineering-themed event: For events and activities that are predominantly engineering themed - this includes designing, building, testing.
Please follow these steps to nominate your event:
- Register your event/activity on the online programme
- Read the rules and category criteria*
- Check out the Event Award case studies for some examples and great ideas from award-winning NSEW events and activities.
When you're ready, nominate your event!
*If your event or activity involves designing, building, testing or anything else related to the application of science or maths, consider nominating it in the Engineering category.
NSEW 2013 Winners
Best Primary School Event
The Incredible Institute of Inventors The GSAL junior school, Leeds
Best Secondary School Event
The Market Bosworth School Year 5 Science Fairs, The Market Bosworth School, Leicestershire
Best STEM Event
To Infinity and Beyond! City College, Plymouth
Best Community Event
Steps to Discovery... Bugs, Birds & Beasties, Rozelle House Museums & Galleries, Ayrshire, Scotland
Best Engineering Event
Ideas Lab, Dixons Allerton Academy, Bradford
Read the winners case studies
All winners won £600 for running future NSEW activities and events.