STEM News Archive - 2013

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Land Rover 4x4 in Schools December 2013 Newsletter

The Land Rover 4x4 in Schools Newsletter for December 2013...
Published: 17 Dec 2013

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School Visit

A class of Year 12 students from St. Anselm School, Canterbury visited Pfizer at Discovery Park, Sandwich today. This was an extension of a visit by a STEM Ambassador from Pfizer, to the school back in Oct to talk a...
Published: 16 Dec 2013

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STEM Challenges / Resources

Tthe first batch of adapted STEM Challenge resource packs are now available to download, free of charge, from the STEM Challenges website. ...
Published: 17 Oct 2013

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Become a Apps for Good Expert

Apps for Good Experts share their skills and knowledge with students as they develop their app ideas - getting loads of energy, inspiration and new perspectives from the students in return....
Published: 01 Oct 2013

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Tomorrow’s Engineers Week

Monday 4 - Friday 8 November 2013 - Tomorrow’s Engineers Week is an opportunity to find out more about the exciting careers you could have as an engineer....
Published: 25 Sep 2013

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New CREST Discovery Award Launched

The CREST Awards has added a new member to its family, the CREST Discovery Award, which was formally launched at the STEM in Education event at the British Science Festival on 10th September....
Published: 24 Sep 2013

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STEMNET Awards 2013 - Nominations Open

The STEMNET Awards aim to recognise the UK’s most dedicated and inspirational people for motivating young people in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths....
Published: 24 Sep 2013

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Health and Science Master Classes

The Faculty of Health and Social Care at Canterbury Christ Church University is running a series of 2-hour “Health and Science Master Classes”....
Published: 17 Sep 2013

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Science & Engineering Partnership Grants

This scheme helps schools to run exciting and innovative projects in partnership with a professional scientist or engineer....
Published: 04 Sep 2013

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See Inside Manufacturing- For Schools & Businesses

See Inside Manufacturing (SIM) is a partnership between BIS and Industry which has been created to transform the perception of manufacturing to students in strategic sectors....
Published: 03 Sep 2013

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Deadline Extended: Innovative Teaching Competition

Have you got an innovative approach to teaching? Would you like to share this with others? If so, then why not take part in the e-Bug competition to support European Antibiotic Awareness Day? ...
Published: 02 Sep 2013

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Big Bang Fair 2014 Call for Activities

Date: Thursday 13th- Sunday 16th March 2014 | Venue: The NEC, Birmingham. The Call For Activities for the 2014 UK Fair is now open! ...
Published: 13 Aug 2013

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Online Entry for 2013-14 National Science + Engineering Competition Open

Closing Date: Thursday 31st October 2013 - The Competition aims to recognise and reward young people's achievements in all areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. ...
Published: 12 Aug 2013

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Volunteer to Become a School Governor

Being a school governor is the most important voluntary role in Education. Schools are in real need of skilled volunteers with an external perspective to contribute to their strategic leadership. ...
Published: 04 Jul 2013

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Come and play musical quarks! - Using Lego to teach Physics

School of Physics and Astronomy at Queen Mary, University of London are running a free CPD webinar this July to celebrate the launch of new physics resources from Queen Mary, University of London....
Published: 14 Jun 2013

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A design scheme for the engineering stars of the future

With hugely ambitious engineering projects under way across the UK, they've created a brand new scheme to train track design engineers....
Published: 14 Jun 2013

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Awards celebrate efforts to tackle Britain’s recruitment crisis in STEM

Tackling Britain’s recruitment crisis in science, technology and engineering can only be achieved by increasing the number of skilled women going into these industries, said Helen Wollaston, Director of Women in S...
Published: 14 Jun 2013

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Science Made Simple - Tour Week July 2013

For the third year running, science made simple, an award winning science communication company, is delighted to announce a tour week of heavily subsidised engineering show days in your area. ...
Published: 14 Jun 2013

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I’m a Scientist Get Me Out of Here!

I’m a Scientist is a free online X Factor style competition for scientists, where students are the judges. Your students read the scientists’ profiles, ask them questions and have live online (text) chats with t...
Published: 10 Jun 2013

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Learning and Teaching Conference - Where Practice and Pedagogy Meet

Royal Holloway will be hosting its first Schools and Colleges Learning and Teaching Conference on 8 July 2013, in partnership with Strode’s, College, Farnborough Sixth Form College, Brooklands College, and Reading...
Published: 08 Jun 2013

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Festival of Code

5th -11th August 2013 - Level up coding skills/build digital prototypes to solve real world problems/work with professional programmers and open government data. Mentors needed and places for students still availabl...
Published: 29 May 2013

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Apply Now to Host an IET Faraday Challenge Day

Delivered in 45 schools free of charge by the IET, the Faraday Challenge Days are one day STEM activities designed for six teams of six students aged 12-13 years. ...
Published: 23 May 2013

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How to Make a Physicist

SEPnet GCSE Programme: ‘What is Physics’ Taster University of Kent Free Energy Event for Year 9 or 10....
Published: 23 May 2013

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HortAg Forum 2013: Growing the Next Generation of Plant Scientists

Tuesday, 2nd July 9:00 – 3:30pm at East Malling Research Conference Centre, Kent. The Faculties of Education and Geographical and Life Sciences at Canterbury Christ Church University are pleased to invite you to t...
Published: 21 May 2013

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ESERO-UK Teacher Conference 2013

The UK Space Education Office (ESERO-UK) is holding a conference on 2nd and 3rd July 2013 to inspire science teachers to use space as a context to enrich the teaching of biology, chemistry and physics....
Published: 17 May 2013

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Post 16 teachers - Physics CPD Event – Discover the Cosmos

Thursday 11th July 2013. Science Learning Centre, Institute of Education, Bedford Way, London. As part of the EU-funded “Discover the Cosmos” Inquiry-based science education project, and supported by the Europea...
Published: 13 May 2013

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Introduction to Microcontrollers - Engineering STEM CPD

Wednesday 12th June, 10:00 start – 14:30. This free ‘Introduction to Microcontrollers’ workshop is aimed at all FE Engineering, ITC and Motor Vehicle lecturers. It has been designed to provide ideas for hands-...
Published: 13 May 2013

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Volunteers Needed at The Big Bang South East

The Hawth, Hawth Avem Crawley, West Sussex RH10 6YZ | Tuesday 2nd July 2013. Do you have an interest in science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM)? Would you like to learn new skills? Could you enjoy working w...
Published: 25 Apr 2013

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FREE 3D Printing Technologies and the Future of Making Things CPD

Wednesday 5th June, 12:45pm – 3:00pm The University of Brighton, Moulsecoomb. LSIS STEM Support and The University of Brighton invite FE teachers to a 3D Printing Technologies CPD and networking event. 3D printing...
Published: 24 Apr 2013

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Wilmington Grammar School for Boys F1 Team Qualify for Texas World Finals

F1 in Schools double success for WGSB Redshift F1 and Turbocharged teams. Kent & Medway STEM would like to congratulate Wilmington Grammar School for Boys on their recent F1 in Schools Success....
Published: 23 Apr 2013

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Chatham Grammar School for Boys & Thamesview School Shortlisted for Aqua Innovation Final

Congratulations to Chatham Grammar School for Boys and Thamesview School for being shortlisted to be in the top 5 schools going through to the Aqua Innovation Final out of 10 South East Schools....
Published: 17 Apr 2013

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FREE STEM Challenge Day from E.ON Energy & Young Engineers for Secondary and Primary Schools

Young Engineers are excited to offer this exclusive project to Primary and Secondary schools in the Sittingbourne and surrounding area....
Published: 13 Apr 2013

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FREE Physics Workshop by The Stimulating Physics Network at Tunbridge Wells School for Boys

The Stimulating Physics Network have arranged 2 workshop training events at Tunbridge Wells School for Boys in May & June. Both are free to attend. These workshops would be a great way of you training in an activity...
Published: 10 Apr 2013

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Science Communication Conference 2013

The Science Communication Conference is the annual event that brings together the most diverse range of science communicators to meet each other, gain new skills and discuss the biggest issues in public engagement. ...
Published: 10 Apr 2013

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The Universe of Sound: The Planets Free School Visits

Conduct, play and step inside a virtual Philharmonia Orchestra, joining 132 musicians and Esa-Pekka Salonen, the Orchestra’s Principal Conductor and Artistic Advisor, performing one of the most spectacular pieces ...
Published: 09 Apr 2013

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Chemistry at Work - 2013

A free event for schools supported by the Royal Society of Chemistry....
Published: 09 Apr 2013

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Media Fellowships from British Science Association

The Media Fellowships aim to give scientists and their colleagues, the confidence and willingness to engage with the media and tackle issues of mistrust and misrepresentation and to give journalists access to new sc...
Published: 13 Mar 2013

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National STEM Centre: New and Aspiring Leaders of Mathematics in Secondary Schools

An intensive two part residential professional development course for teachers new or aspiring to lead a mathematics department in secondary schools....
Published: 13 Mar 2013

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RocketSTEM Launch Free Online Magazine for Teachers, Students & Parents

The first RocketSTEM project is the publication of a new monthly digital magazine with content geared towards teachers, students and parents as well. The publication blends space history – past, present and future...
Published: 18 Feb 2013

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Wilmington Grammar School & Invicta Grammar through to F1 in Schools UK National Final

Students from Wilmington Grammar School and Invicta Grammar School celebrated securing a place at the F1 in Schools™ UK National Finals after an intense and hard-fought London and South East England Regional F...
Published: 15 Feb 2013

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Join in the fun at the Big Bang South East

Hands-on workshops, activities, shows… all relating to your favourite subjects – science, ICT, D&T and mathematics!...
Published: 22 Jan 2013

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Mentors Needed to Start Pilot Mentoring Programme in Kent & Medway Schools

Canterbury Christ Church University has been planning a pilot programme in which we could engage STEM Ambassadors to help deliver subject specific knowledge in Maths and/or Science and/or Modern Foreign Languages....
Published: 07 Jan 2013

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