Scientist’s day at Parliament

PUBLISHED: 16:00 08 March 2015

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A Clevedon scientist could stand to win £3,000 when he presents his physics research to Parliament.

Charles Downing, aged 25, will attend Parliament tomorrow to present his physics research to a panel of politicians and expert judges as part of SET Britain - a scheme encouraging young and early-career researchers and scientists.

Charles, who was short-listed from hundreds of applicants to attend, said: “I am really honoured to present my scientific research to MPs at SET for Britain. It is a great platform that allows me to engage with a wider audience.”

The competition ends in a gold, silver and bronze prize-giving ceremony, with the winners receiving £3,000, £2,000 and £1,000 respectively.

Andrew Miller MP, chairman of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee, said: “These early-career engineers, mathematicians and scientists are the architects of our future and SET for Britain is politicians’ best opportunity to meet them and understand their work.”


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