Discover more about how GSK is sponsoring opportunities for students to showcase their talents.
GSK is invested in inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers, and strives to offer them the tools they require to reach their goals. Find out more about GSK sponsorships in place to foster young STEM talent.
The Big Bang Fair
GSK is one of the major sponsor of the Big Bang Fair, one country’s biggest STEM events with over 80,000 visitors. The Fair gives young people the chance to hear from inspiring engineers and scientists from some of the UK’s biggest companies and find out about the opportunities available in science and engineering.
Find out more from the GSK team and our STEM Ambassador, Beth Tweddle:
GSK Young Scientist and UK Young Engineer of the Year
The Big Bang Fair is also home to the GSK UK Young Scientist and UK Young Engineer of the Year Award, where over 200 students get the chance to present their project at the Big Bang Fair. This setting gives students the chance to present their ideas to a large audience, inspiring other students in the process. Find out more from the 2017 winners:
The STEM Awards Healthcare Challenge
Additionally, GSK sponsors The Telegraph STEM Awards Healthcare Challenge. The 2018 competition challenges candidates to share their idea to prevent and treat pneumonia in children in developing countries. Childhood pneumonia is the biggest cause of preventable death among under-fives in developing nations. In 2015 almost one million children under the age of five lost their lives to this deadly disease. Find out more about the 2018 challenge here.