Bayer plc is a subsidiary of Bayer
AG - one of the world's largest
and most diversified chemical and
pharmaceutical companies. Bayer plc
is the major company in the Bayer
Group's United Kingdom and Republic
of Ireland Region.
Where will the next Einstein, Hawking
or, for that matter, Hoffman (the
inventor of Aspirin) or Bayer
(the inventor of polyurethanes) come
At Bayer, we have made education
a central plank of our community programme
for many years. Our close working
partnership with the National EBP
network has ensured that our education
initiatives have been successful and
S4L looks to meet and exceed all of
Why? Because with fewer young people
taking the science option, it's harder
for companies like us to recruit good,
So it's in our interests, as well
as the students', to show that the
world of science is fascinating, challenging,
varied, rewarding and, above all,
The twelve national finalists will
have their webcam presentation shown
"live" on the website for
the national online voting. The online
'vote-a-thon' will decide the winner
- a cheque to the school for £500
and an all expenses paid visit for
the team and a teacher to visit Bayer's
world headquarters in Leverkusen,
for exclusive tours of this multi
million pound research and development
Runner up - £250 for the school
and individual team prizes.
National finalists - £100 for
the school and individual team prizes.
Regional finalists- receive a webcam
for the school.
What do you have to do?
The website offers four research projects,
based on scientific themes relevant
Using the website and the suggested
web links, answer one of the four
The home - use of household
The car - development
of performance bumpers
The body - ensuring
drug free competitions
The farm - avoiding
foot and mouth disease
Who can enter?
16 Science Course students
Individuals or up to 4 in a team
No limit to the number of entries
How you enter?
any software package
Entries can include graphics pictures
or anything to assist with the entry
The initial entry should not exceed
On the cover of your presentation
you must include the name of the
school, the address, telephone number,
and the team member/members.
No other items or models should
be sent with your written presentation,
however, they could be shown during
the webcam presentation (regional
Posting your entries to:
Berks, RG14 1JA
Webcam presentation (successful
a presentation of up to 4 minutes
If you are unable to configure your
webcam, please submit a camcorder
If a team is entering, each team
member must be involved in the presentation.
If you are selected as a national
finalist, your webcam presentation
will be used in the vote-a-thon.
A further presentation cannot be