STEM News Archive - 2016

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Opportunities for Schools: You’re never too young to learn about engineering!

We are keen to help inspire the engineers of the future by capturing the imagination of children in the present. We hope you will join with us in this adventure!...
Published: 08 Dec 2016

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IET Christmas Lecture

What is sound, how do we hear it and how can we change it to produce music like the Christmas carols we all know?...
Published: 16 Nov 2016

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RACE FOR THE LINE: BBC Micro:bit Model Rocket Car Competition

Bloodhound Education has just announced an extended entry date of 31st November 2016 for schools to enter the `Race for the Line’ model rocket car competition sponsored by Microsoft....
Published: 03 Nov 2016

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The Big Bang Competition: Become an Online Judge!

Can you help our young scientists and engineers build their skills and confidence in project work?...
Published: 06 Sep 2016

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2016 STEM Inspiration Awards now open!

The STEM Inspiration Awards are are designed to recognise the UK’s most dedicated and inspirational people motivating young people in STEM....
Published: 02 Sep 2016

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The British Science Festival

Expand your horizons with four days of free events, talks and performance from across the scientific spectrum. ...
Published: 01 Sep 2016

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School Biology Teacher of the Year Award

Are you or do you know an amazing teacher of biology who deserves recognition? ...
Published: 01 Sep 2016

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Sky’s the limit for young Kent scientists

Two young students from a Kent school carried off a major award at a science fair after impressing the judges with their “creative” work....
Published: 04 Aug 2016

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Put your leading lights forward for Young Engineer for Britain Mentoring with NPL!

We challenge school students to use their imagination to design and develop an exciting and original idea, system or research project. ...
Published: 05 Jul 2016

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Tomorrow’s Engineers EEP Robotics Challenge year 2 application window has been extended.

Schools across the country are invited to take on a robotics challenge that will see student teams involved in ‘space missions’....
Published: 04 Jul 2016

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Ask An Engineer: Live Webinar

Live chat about exciting jobs in engineering with a wide range of speakers across the industry....
Published: 10 Jun 2016

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Rail Week

Britain has the fastest growing, and safest, railway in Europe, and we are proud to be co-ordinating a whole host of events around the country to celebrate the industry’s achievements and highlight the long-term c...
Published: 07 Jun 2016

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Primary Science: Working scientifically within the New Science Curriculum Conference

There will be more than 5 different workshop sessions to select from – from early years to the end of Key Stage 2....
Published: 11 May 2016

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Free STEM activity days in your school! Apply now to host an IET Faraday Challenge Day

Giving students the opportunity to research, design and build prototype solutions to genuinely tough engineering problems. ...
Published: 11 May 2016

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Tomorrow’s Engineers’ Energy Quest

The Energiser Event is aimed at Year 8 and 9 and is a mix of practical and paper based activities. ...
Published: 05 May 2016

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Would you like to Nominate a student for the School Physicist of the Year

University of Kent, School of Physical Sciences has organised The Schools Physicist of the Year Award....
Published: 28 Apr 2016

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Smallpiece Trust and GCHQ offer free courses for 16-17 years olds

The Smallpiece Trust has partnered with GCHQ security agency to offer the opportunity to inspire, engage and enlist a generation of teenage tech wizards by offering FREE courses across the UK....
Published: 28 Apr 2016

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Free CPD at your school before July 1 2016

Designed to equip primary school teachers with the knowledge, skills and understanding they need to deliver the new computing curriculum....
Published: 14 Apr 2016

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BBC Micro:bit Support Twilight Session

STEM Ambassadors and Teachers are invited to attend a FREE Networking Session focused on the use of micro:bit. ...
Published: 14 Apr 2016

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What are you doing for National Women in Engineering Day?

Kent & Medway STEM and The University of Greenwich, Engineering Department are organising the following event to raise the profile of science and engineering to young girls and celebrate the achievements of women in...
Published: 12 Apr 2016

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June 2016 Opportunities for schools and ambassadors

I'm a Scientist and I'm an Engineer give schools the opportunity to talk to scientists and engineers online....
Published: 12 Apr 2016

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Calling all Inspirational Teachers, assistants and technicians… The Rolls-Royce Science Prize

This prize is awarded every year and recognises excellence in Science and Maths teaching. It encourages school staff who implement innovative and sustainable teaching ideas.. The award also contributes to teacher CP...
Published: 02 Mar 2016

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Speak to Peake

To celebrate British Science Week 2016 (11-20 March), STEMNET and the UK Space Agency are offering students who engage with a STEM Ambassador the chance to submit questions to Tim Peake on board the International Sp...
Published: 24 Feb 2016

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Countdown to STEM Clubs Week – only 5 Days to Go!

STEMNET would like to invite STEM Clubs to take part in a photo competition by sending a photo or short video of your STEM club taking part in an activity....
Published: 27 Jan 2016

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Bid for free equipment

STEMNET has partnered with the Science Museum and Kano Computers to donate 5 Kano Kits with 5 Power Up Kits to 60 new Computing Clubs throughout the UK. ...
Published: 19 Jan 2016

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Rochester Grammar School celebrates Tim Peake’s flight to the International Space Station

On launch day, Rochester Grammar school students took part in a variety of events ...
Published: 13 Jan 2016

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