The Association for Science Education and the Science Museum, sponsored by SmithKline Beecham, are inviting teams of students aged 11-17 to research health-related issues. The winning team will receive Pounds 2,000 plus Pounds 500 to donate to a medical charity, and Pounds 500 each will go to regional winners, a special needs category and a new post-16 category.
Closing date: June 12. Details: ASE, 01932 567243.
COMMONWEALTH YOUNG DESIGNER AWARD
Secondary schools are invited to write their own design brief within categories including: communication (print, packaging, multimedia); industry and product (consumer and electronic goods, lighting, furniture); and fashion.
Closing date for entry forms: June 15. The finals will be held in Christchurch, New Zealand, during Design NZ '97, August 18-23. Details: Tom Brockett, New Zealand Secondary Schools Young Designer of the Year Awards Charitable Trust, 202 Cashel Street, Christchurch, NZ, tel: 0064 3 352 4670.