The Big Bang @ University of Essex is an interactive event comprised of thrilling marketplace stands, fascinating workshops and an interactive headline show.
In 2018, our theme is ‘Important Discoveries in STEM’. Our goal is to encourage the next generation of students to pursue STEM careers and research. We want to bring learning to life for young people with the help of employers, organisations and our academics who are experts in their fields.
Some of the highlights include the headline show ‘Cracking the Code: The Genetics of Superheroes’ delivered by Simon Watt, an investigation of endangered species with Colchester Zoo as well as workshops from leading academics from our Faculty of Science and Health covering ‘How Food Affects Your Mental Health’, ‘Robot Walkers’, ‘Altitude Training’ and much more.