Are you a PhD, EngD, or Master student researching Advanced Materials, Processing or Manufacture?
How about an expenses paid trip to represent SAMPE UK & Ireland at a European Conference?
Come and present your work online at our Young Engineer and Students’ competitive seminar on the morning of 10th March 2021; followed by free access to our online Annual Seminar 2021 “Composites – Progressing from the Pandemic” on 10th (PM) & 11th March. The two students judged to give the best presentations will be announced at the Annual Seminar, and one will have the chance to present their work live to the audience. The two students win an expenses paid trip as the SAMPE UK & Ireland student representatives to the SAMPE Europe Conference held in Baden / Zürich (Switzerland) on 29 – 30 September 2021, and take part in the European heat of the Students’ Seminar. Win that and go on to represent SAMPE Europe in the USA in 2022!
This is a great chance to meet and network with research students from across Europe. To enter submit a short 200 word abstract of your work to be presented online or email YEScompetitions@sampe.org.uk,; or for more information contact Dr Carwyn Ward at University of Bristol: email@example.com.
Deadline for submission of abstracts: Thursday 25th February 2021.
Students are invited to join a panel of experts online on the morning of Wednesday 10th March 2021, to give a 15-minute presentation with 5-minutes extra for questions, on their research project. All participants will get free student membership of SAMPE for one year, and free access to our online Annual Seminar 2021 “Composites – Progressing from the Pandemic” on 10th (PM) & 11th March.
The two best presenters will be announced at the Annual Seminar and one will have the chance to present their work live to the audience. The two students win an expenses paid trip as the SAMPE UK & Ireland student representatives to the SAMPE Europe Conference held in Baden / Zürich (Switzerland) on 29-30 September 2021, as well as taking part in the European heat of the Students’ Seminar.
Participation in that European conference and students’ seminar is a fantastic opportunity to network with other European researchers, in the true SAMPE spirit. The overall European winners will go on to represent SAMPE Europe in the USA on an expenses paid trip in 2022. In previous years, students have very much enjoyed taking part and have gained useful experience, with SAMPE UK & Ireland providing five European winners to date.
UK & Ireland University and HE Colleges are encouraged to invite their Masters and Doctoral research students to participate in this competitive Students’ Seminar. An initial selection will be based on submitted abstracts, and usually students nearing the end or beyond the mid-point of their studies are favoured. Abstract acceptance is based on a relevant topic and appropriate stage of study; whilst presentation judging is based on content, technique, presentation skills, and overall participation in the online session.
To be considered as a participant for this event, please complete the Abstract Template available for download below or use the submission form at the bottom of the page with a short 200 word description of your work to be presented, and return it by email to YEScompetitions@sampe.org.uk no later than Thursday 25th February 2021. For any further questions or comments please contact Dr Carwyn Ward at University of Bristol, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Dr Lee Harper at University of Nottingham, email@example.com.
Download the competition announcement:
|Chris Hunt of Bristol Composites Institute, University of Bristol, presenting his SAMPE UK & Ireland and SAMPE EU winning presentation during the SAMPE EU Conference in Nantes 2019.|
 Accommodation and conference fees paid by SAMPE Europe; reasonable travel fees paid by SAMPE UK & Ireland.
 Cost of flights, accommodation and conference fees paid by SAMPE.