School of Marine Science and Technology | Marine Science Week I Competition

Calling all buddies

Calling all Budding Marine Scientists 2016


Pupils who have the potential in science, engineering or design technology were challenged to compose a two A4 page fact sheet of a species of their choice.

The winning entires gave the amazing opportunity of going out in the University's research vessel to experience how real marine scientists collect their data. Pupils also were involved in carrying out survey and sampling techniques at sea in Autumn 2015.

Pupils can enter their work to one of the following age categories:

Key stage 3
Key stage 4
Key stage 5

ESC Competition WinnersFor further information on this project please contact


What last years winners had to say:

Luke Moir said: “The day was amazing – the perfect combination of fun, learning science and good hard work.” 

Fergus Chadwick added: “The day was absolutely superb.”

Jack Peacock said: “I’m so glad we entered.  I don’t know what I expected but it was so interesting.”

ESC Comp winners