STEM News Archive - 2014

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Demo Day 2015

Demo Day is an annual campaign to inspire secondary school teachers and technicians to explore new concepts, provoke discussions and generate excitement through running science demonstrations....
Published: 31 Dec 2014

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Salters Festivals of Chemistry

50 Salters’ Festivals of Chemistry are planned at Universities and Colleges throughout the UK and Ireland in 2015....
Published: 31 Dec 2014

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Formula 100 Inventing Competition

Formula 100 is asking what would you like to invent and why in a nationwide competition to discover some of the UK’s most creative young minds....
Published: 30 Dec 2014

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2015 Schools Sustainability Challenge

Participating schools are invited to create a short (max. 3 minute) video showcasing their best sustainability-related project or collection of projects....
Published: 30 Dec 2014

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Have you ever visited a Nuclear Power Station?

Dungeness B power station has opened an award winning visitor centre which includes an interactive exhibition zone and you can embark on a site tour free of charge. ...
Published: 30 Dec 2014

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Working to Engineer a Better World Video

The IET is heading up a new online programme on engineering from ITN Productions....
Published: 18 Dec 2014

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STEM Clubs Week Announced- Win £200 for your STEM Club

STEMNET is really pleased to announce the launch of STEM Clubs Week. This will take place Monday 2 –Friday 6 February 2015....
Published: 17 Dec 2014

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Video of the 2014 finalists of IET YWE at work

Watch the five Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award finalists at work, talking about what it's like to be a female engineer and the amazing things they have achieved....
Published: 15 Dec 2014

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Employer action makes TechFuture Girls open to all

The Tech Partnership is delighted to announce that thanks to generous sponsorship from employers, its award winning computing clubs, TechFuture Girls, will now be available free to all schools....
Published: 28 Nov 2014

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Clean Tech Challenge 2014-15: Feed the World

The Annual Clean Tech Competition is a worldwide research and design challenge for students ages 15-18....
Published: 21 Nov 2014

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Small Projects Grants Scheme from Bowland Maths

The Bowland Trust is again making small grants available to schools and others, with the continuing aim of stimulating activities that extend the use and understanding of Bowland maths and materials....
Published: 19 Nov 2014

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Teacher Training Maths Scholarships worth £25000

The Insititute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) is offering Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarships of £25000....
Published: 19 Nov 2014

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Free science enrichment project: Get your students chatting with real scientists

Blow away the stereotype of the mad scientist. Let your students find out about real science....
Published: 06 Nov 2014

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Train Like an Astronaut 2015 – call for students

Thousands of UK students are about to embark on a unique mission to train like an astronaut and boost their health and fitness, with the launch of Mission X 2015....
Published: 04 Nov 2014

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Grant Scheme for Enriching Maths Teaching in Schools Now Open

The Ri and the Clothworkers' Foundation are offering UK schools grants of up to £500 to host a show, talk, workshop, debate, challenge or other mathematics activity to supplement their students' classroom activitie...
Published: 04 Nov 2014

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All Aboard Transport Design Competition

This competition challenges students to come up with innovative solutions to make buses more accessible for people with visual or hearing impairments....
Published: 03 Nov 2014

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ICT Weekend for Talented KS4 Students

The main focus of the event will be current and future computer and electronics technologies....
Published: 24 Oct 2014

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Free DNA Analysis Kits from The Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum are looking for 250 secondary schools across the UK to collaborate with us on cutting-edge genetic research....
Published: 24 Oct 2014

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See Inside Manufacturing 2014

See Inside Manufacturing (SIM) is a partnership between BIS and Industry which has been created to transform students perception of manufacturing in strategic sectors....
Published: 20 Oct 2014

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National Engineering Competition for Girls Aged 11-18

This year it's even bigger and better and every student with an interest in engineering should take part!...
Published: 20 Oct 2014

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SALTERS - CLEAPSS National Awards for Science Technicians

The National Awards for Science Technicians are now open....
Published: 20 Oct 2014

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How do we make the engineers of tomorrow?

The UK requires 87,000 new engineers and technicians every year for the next 10 years leading to career opportunities at all levels for your students....
Published: 17 Oct 2014

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School Biology Teacher of the Year Award

This award, sponsored by Oxford University Press asks the questions: do you know an amazing teacher of biology that deserves recognition?...
Published: 17 Oct 2014

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BP Ultimate STEM Challenge

The challenge invites students aged 11-14 across the UK to put their STEM skills to the test to tackle real-world problems and compete for some exciting prizes!...
Published: 14 Oct 2014

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Bio-Bodies Bake Off, Ode to Physiology Poetry Competition & Physiology Friday

Whether it’s an outreach event, a special seminar, or a physiology-themed bake sale, please help make Physiology Friday go with a bang!...
Published: 25 Sep 2014

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D&T Association Training Events in Kent

The Design and Technology Association has started to produce a range of resources to support teachers implement the new D&T programmes of study....
Published: 16 Sep 2014

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Mentor a Career Academy student

As a mentor, you play a crucial part in a student’s journey from education to the workplace....
Published: 03 Sep 2014

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Network Meetings for Ambassadors & Teachers

This year Kent & Medway STEM‘s first Network event will be at Downe House, Darwin’s former home plus South East Water will host a meeting at Bewl water. ...
Published: 27 Aug 2014

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Super Sucker - Make a Vacuum Cleaner CPD

This workshop will help you introduce the field of electrical engineering to students....
Published: 19 Aug 2014

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IET Kent Family Christmas Lecture

This will be an exciting and entertaining evening, appealing to all members of the family, especially Key Stage 5 students, STEM Ambassadors and teachers....
Published: 18 Aug 2014

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FREE KS2 Show at Royal Society of Chemistry London

The Life of Water is a presenter led immersive dome show, designed for key stage 2 students the show contains strong curriculum links to the water cycle....
Published: 11 Aug 2014

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FREE Public Lectures at Royal Society of Chemistry London

Royal Society of Chemistry public lectures and events for the 2014-15 period, talks suitable for chemists, teachers and enthusiasts....
Published: 08 Aug 2014

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FREE Talk Science teachers’ courses at Science Museum London 2014-15

This practical one-day course for KS3 and KS4 teachers provides tools and techniques for running effective and engaging class discussions about topical science....
Published: 06 Aug 2014

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£1 Physics Christmas Lectures for Schools at University of Kent

Each year The University of Kent, Kent Physics Centre organises the ever popular Christmas Science Lectures for schools....
Published: 05 Aug 2014

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FREE Public Autumn/Spring Physics Lectures at University of Kent

The University of Kent, Kent Physics Centre Annual Lectures for Autumn/Spring 2014-15 are available to book now....
Published: 01 Aug 2014

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Technopop - An exciting pop-up Science, Technology and Innovation Festival aimed at 6 – 19

Technopop is based at The International Quarter (TIQ), Stratford City,London - October 8th – November 2nd 2014. ...
Published: 28 Jul 2014

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PA’s new Raspberry Pi Competition

PA’s new Raspberry Pi Competition is challenging entrants to invent something that will help people lead healthier lives....
Published: 28 Jul 2014

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Earth Science Week 2014

Earth Science Week 2014 celebrates the unique geo-heritage of the UK and Ireland....
Published: 28 Jul 2014

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Ingenious - Grant Scheme for creative public engagement with engineering projects

If you have an imaginative idea that helps engineers to communicate their expertise and passion for engineering to a wider audience – they want to hear from you....
Published: 28 Jul 2014

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The Big Bang Fair 2015 Call for Company Activities now open

Applications to run an activity at The Big Bang Fair 2015 at the NEC, Birmingham from 11th - 14th March 2015 are now being accepted!...
Published: 06 Jun 2014

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Free Faraday Challenge Days in your school

Faraday Challenge Days are one-day activities for year 8 pupils, delivered in your school by the IET....
Published: 04 Jun 2014

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Science & Laboratory Sciences Technician Apprenticeships at Pfizer Ltd

Be part of the thriving science community at Discovery Park (Sandwich) within Pfizer’s Laboratory Sciences or Science Manufacturing team, to study for a Science Apprenticeship (Level 3) supported by Cogent Sector ...
Published: 03 Jun 2014

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Arkwright Engineering Scholarships for Year 10 Students

Are your students interested in pursuing a career in engineering or related areas of engineering design?...
Published: 30 May 2014

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Awards for Outstanding Contribution to Learning Outside the Classroom

Nominations are now open for the 7th annual learning outside the classroom awards presented by the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom (CLOtC)....
Published: 19 May 2014

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Teacher Industrial Partners’ Scheme

The Teacher Industrial Partners’ Scheme (TIPS) has been created to develop effective partnerships between local employers and schools, while supporting teachers to increase their experience of how STEM (Science, T...
Published: 19 May 2014

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Young Engineers Wanted to Engage Festivals Goers

The Institute of Energy and Sustainable Development at De Montfort University is recruiting young engineers to volunteer to work in a peer education facility at the Latitude and Shambala festivals this summer....
Published: 13 May 2014

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BioArtAttack

BioArtAttack: open for entries until 22nd August 2014. We are inviting individuals or groups of young people (18 and under) to make a biology-themed art collage, model or sculpture and submit their project to the co...
Published: 08 May 2014

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Nuffield Research Placements – project placements sought!

Could you change someone’s life this summer?...
Published: 02 May 2014

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Celebrate World Space Week 2014

Imagine an entire week of Space-themed activities to enhance learning....
Published: 28 Apr 2014

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Rolls Royce Science Prize

The Rolls-Royce Science Prize was created to recognise and reward excellence in science teaching....
Published: 07 Apr 2014

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Delphi Engineering Apprenticeships

Delphi is a leading global supplier of technologies for the automotive industry and they are looking to expand their team....
Published: 28 Mar 2014

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Primary Science Teacher Awards

Primary Science Teaching Trust has sponsored the Primary Science Teacher Awards since 2003....
Published: 28 Mar 2014

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Kent student bids for national award

A Kent student is hoping his engineering skills will bring him success in a prestigious national competition....
Published: 24 Mar 2014

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Google Science Fair 2014

The Google Science Fair 2014 has now launched and students aged 13 to 18 from around the world are invited to ask questions and answer them through science experiments with a chance to win once-in-a-lifetime experie...
Published: 19 Feb 2014

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40 Day Poster Challenge!

Would you like 40 or so A4 and A3 posters on careers in Healthcare Science that teachers can sign up for? ...
Published: 17 Feb 2014

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Institute of Acoustics STEM related news

There have been two developments at the Institute of Acoustics that are highly pertinent to young people with an interest in science....
Published: 11 Feb 2014

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National Women in Engineering Day

Your help is needed to raise the profile of engineering...
Published: 06 Feb 2014

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Events and Courses by Smallpeice

Find out more about events and residential courses...
Published: 21 Jan 2014

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