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Jack Tallentire

Age: 15

Millom School, Cumbria

Intermediate Engineering Category Winner

Jack Tallentire, a Year 10 pupil from Millom School in Cumbria, was the winner of the intermediate engineering category of The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition 2019, for his project, Aid for the Visually Impaired. Jack’s project investigates the concept of an assisted walking cane with a sensory system that alerts the user of obstructions detected by the sensors. The project looks at using smartphone technology and streetwise GPS. Jack reached the UK finals of The Competition having won a place in The Big Bang Fair North West regional heats.