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Big Bang @ Dumfries and Galloway 2018

Easterbrook Hall
The Crichton Estate
Bankend Rd
Friday, 20 Apr 2018

An inspiring and exciting STEM event organised by ESP in association with The Crichton Trust, Food and Drink Federation Scotland and DYW Dumfries and Galloway

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Organiser: ESP


DYW Dumfries and Galloway in partnership with The Crichton Trust, ESP and Food and Drink Federation Scotland are hosting a Big Bang event for schools across the region and would like to invite your organisation to join us to inspire young people to  consider STEM related courses and careers.  

The Fair will highlight Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) and will be an excellent opportunity for young people to experience a range of inspiring and exciting activities and for your company to engage with the next generation of engineers and scientists.

The fair will provide practical careers information, giving young people the opportunity to find out more about the broad spectrum of STEM related careers  available today.


Lantra will be presenting as short seminar STEM:Farm to Fork as well as giving a virtual agricultural experience.

Openreach  will tell you all about careers with Britain's digital network connecting homes and businesses across the country – large and small – to the world.

The Royal Highland Educational Trust (RHET) - will be showing how the properties of soil link to what we can grow, using differnt soil testing activities.

The Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust will demonstrate how the human eye sees color using color light to make additive color mixtures.

CITB will be highlighting the huge variety of careers available in construction through the virtual world showcasing GO Construct.

Learn about bridges, teamwork and civil engineering and take part in building the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) Bridge to schools, a 13m long cable stayed bridge - indoors.

Details of more exhibitors to be confirmed shortly