Youth Time Editor
Everyone can have an individual take on what constitutes entertainment, but an original inspiration can be found the capital of Romania. The Museum of Senses opened two months ago in Bucharest – patterned on its counterpart in Prague - and its story is built around the world of sensations and mind-blowing optical illusions. Gina Schmitzer, its founder, provides us insights about a business idea which invites you simply to test your senses.
The Moth is an Irish magazine which encourages creativity and art. The Moth is now accepting entries for their short story prize competition. Any short story which is original and not published before is welcome. The deadline is on June 30, 2018.
Microsoft India is now offering an internship program for students who are passionate about Human-AI relationship, interaction and designing for it. The opportunity is based out of Hyderabad, India. The deadline is on February 28, 2018.
Students are invited to develop analysis-based proposals on “The Challenges of Climate Change”. The Geneva Challenge 2018 will distribute 25’000 CHF in monetary prizes and the finalists will be invited to publicly present their work in Geneva before a panel of high-level experts. Networking opportunities are also envisioned as part of the prize package.
Young people from all over the globe are welcome to take part in an essay contest for youth. The theme of the contest is “The Change I Want to Make”. Entries must be received by June 15, 2018.
Young researchers on foods, personal care, cosmetics, textiles, audio systems, pharmaceuticals and other non-food products are encouraged to submit their abstracts and participate in the 8th European Conference on Sensory and Consumer Research, which will be held from 8th to 12th of September in Verona (Italy). Abstract submission deadline is on 12th of March.
Young women and women’s groups currently active in rural life are welcome to apply for the Women’s World Summit Foundation Awards. The Prize is US $1000 per laureate. The Prize aims to draw international attention to laureates’ contributions to sustainable development, food security, and peace, thus generating recognition and support for their initiatives and projects. The deadline is on April 30, 2018.
The BraunPrize 2018 challenges creative minds to envision design concepts that matter. Main focus should be on what is essential, on creating truly better solutions and experiences. The deadline is on March 20, 2018.
Australian Book Review welcomes entries in the 2018 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize, one of the world’s leading prizes for an original short story. The Jolley Prize is worth a total of $12,500. Entry is open to anyone in the world who is writing in English. The deadline is on April 10, 2018.
Art Noise Travel Residency Program invites visual artists, Applied Artists, designers, Art Theorists/writers, cultural students are invited to explore African Arts and Cultures through work-study relationships with contemporary African Artists and Traditional Artisans as well as personal work across three African countries and their communities for a period of 3 months. The deadline is on 11th of May.