YGN Central England Branch - Young Speakers Competition

Come and watch the Central England Branch
Young Speakers Competition 2019!


Where Ridgeway House, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Campus, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 0QX     
Thursday 28th March (competition starts at 18:00 with refreshments provided from 17:30)

The competition is now closed for entries but you can still register to attend and cheer the speakers!

Click here to register for the event!



The competition

The competition is open to everyone under the age of 37 at the time of the competition (i.e. those eligible to be members of the NI Young Generation Network). However, the competition is open to both members and non-members of the NI.

Participants are encouraged to give a talk on any nuclear topic, whether technical, social or personal. 

The presenters for this year's Central England Branch competition have now been selected and will give a 10 minute talk, with each one bidding to win the CEB Speaking Competition and give their talk at the Regional Speaking Competition. Talks titles are listed below:

  • Radiation Hormesis: is radiation good for you?
  • Riding a helter skelter made of atoms: understanding what neutrons do to nuclear reactors
  • Nuclear deterrence: balancing world peace with world destruction
  • How to sample a Pressurised Water Reactor
  • Remote Handling: one solution to tackle the Generational Legacy!
  • Turbulence in tokamak plasmas

Download the poster of the event here!


  • Thu 28 Mar 2019
  • Thu 28 Mar 2019
  • Harwell Campus, Ridgeway House, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot