Strictly Engineering – win a trip to the British Science Festival

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British Science Association logoThe British Science Association are running a new poster competition for engineers called Strictly Engineering

Engineers have the opportunity to be mentored by professional graphic designers and public engagement specialists through a one day workshop designed to develop their verbal and visual communication skills and a three day all expenses paid trip to the British Science Festival in Aberdeen to display their poster as part of a special exhibition.

The exhibition will celebrate the contributions made by the diverse engineering community, explore the role of engineering in our everyday lives and challenge engineering stereotypes and there are prizes for the best posters voted for by the public.

We welcome applicants from any engineering discipline across the UK and at any stage of their career in academia or industry.

More information can be found at and we also have a flyer.

Strictly Engineering- The poster competition with a difference

 “You’re an engineer? Great! Can you fix my car?”

Heard this before? Want to spread the word about what engineers really do and why engineering matters?

Strictly Engineering brings together engineers with a passion for communication with talented graphic designers to design an eye-catching poster to bring your work to life and fight engineering stereotypes.

You will be part of a special exhibition at the 2012 British Science Festival in Aberdeen that will celebrate engineering in the UK and explore its role in our everyday lives.

The British Science Association welcome engineers at all career stages and from any engineering discipline across the UK in academia or industry.

Apply online from 5 April – 16 May 2012

Poster design workshop dates:

  • London – Tuesday 26 June
  • Aberdeen – Tuesday 3 July
  • Manchester – Thursday 12 July
  • British Science Festival, Aberdeen: Friday -Sunday 7-9 September 2012

For more information and an application form visit

Strictly Engineering is sponsored by the Royal Academy of Engineering


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