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This page displays all our news headlines organised by years.

 

2024

STEM in the Park Returns for Free Science-Fueled Fun

10 Apr 2024
This beloved annual community affair promises a vibrant showcase of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) activities catered to young minds and families alike.

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Artificial Intelligence - ‘Opportunity or Threat’: Essay Competition

12 Mar 2024
IChemE Thames Valley Members Group are running a competition for students in years 9 -11 to write an essay on how AI will shape the future.

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National Careers Week 2024

15 Feb 2024
4th – 9th March 2024 | See what we have planned and book your place on one of our live talks!

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First Lego League Challenge Sussex Regional Tournament Winners Announced!

13 Feb 2024
The First® Lego® League Challenge tournament hosted by London Gatwick at its new STEM centre took place on Thursday 8th February.

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The Big Bang Competition

02 Feb 2024
The Big Bang Competition is open for entries! Inspire students to work together, problem solve and get creative with science, engineering and technology.

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South-East Schools take on MASTERPIECE™ STEM Challenge

24 Jan 2024
We are delighted to announce our continued support of this season’s First® Lego® League Challenge tournament inspiring young people to understand the basics of STEM by applying their skills in an exciting competition.

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National Apprenticeship Week 2024 | 5th-11th February

15 Jan 2024
See what events we have planned for National Apprenticeship Week 2024

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2023

Register Now for The Big Plastic Count 11th -17th March 2024

04 Dec 2023
Help Greenpeace and EverydayPlastic.org investigate how much plastic we are throwing away by counting all the plastic you throw away in a week!

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Launch of KMCSN (Kent & Medway CyberSchools Network)

29 Nov 2023
KMCSN is a local network who are interested in pre-university cyber security and online safety education and awareness raising activities for children and school pupils.

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Big Bang at School Programme 2023/2024

20 Nov 2023
Check if you are eligible to apply for a bursary to host a Big Bang at your school.

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Primary Engineer’s annual STEM competition is back!

20 Nov 2023
Primary and Secondary schools register now for the FREE Leaders Award competition.

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British Science Week 2024 taster packs now available!

17 Nov 2023
Free downloads of British Science Week 2024 taster packs now available!

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Ultimate Glider Challenge! The STEM Superstars Programme for Primary Schools

13 Nov 2023
This isn't merely a STEM programme; it's your passport to a realm of innovation, creativity, and limitless opportunities!

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Enter the Starpack Schools Competition 2024

05 Nov 2023

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Register for your free BBC micro:bits now!

05 Nov 2023
BBC education are providing a free classroom resource of a set of 30 BBC micro:bits to every UK primary school that registers before 18th December 2023.

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Celebrating World Space Week 2023

27 Sep 2023
At The STEM Hub we are celebrating World Space Week by hosting a series of live space related talks aimed at primary and secondary aged students.

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Summer of Space 2023

21 Jul 2023
To continue our celebration of space we have created a range of interactive resources accessible to students throughout the summer and school holidays.

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Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day

22 Jun 2023
International Women in Engineering Day, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and we have a selection of videos from our STEM Ambassadors.

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Free science fun as STEM in the Park returns

11 May 2023
This popular event will showcase a festival of STEM-related activities for young people and their families to enjoy on Saturday 20 May

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Last chance to book for Year 10 National Scientific Thinking Challenge 2023!

14 Apr 2023
The National Scientific Thinking Challenge take places during the last week of April (Mon 24th -28th), during a 50 minute science lesson and has been devised for year 10 students.

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British Science Week

08 Mar 2023
Find out more and take part in our online activities for British Science Week 2023.

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Schools sign up for STATWARS: Climate Change Challenge!

07 Mar 2023
Primary Engineer brings you the STATWARS: Climate Change Challenge, an empowering and educational project, educating pupils in tackling climate change.

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National Careers Week 2023 | 6th-11th March

14 Feb 2023
See what events we have planned for National Careers Week

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National Apprenticeship Week 2023 | 6th-12th February

25 Jan 2023
See what events we have planned for National Apprenticeship Week 2023

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A Superpowered STEM Challenge for South-East Schools

24 Jan 2023
This affable competition engages young people in research, teamwork, problem-solving, coding, and engineering – building and programming a LEGO® robot that navigates the missions of a robot game.

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Applications open for the IET Faraday Challenge Days!

13 Jan 2023
This annual competition introduces students to engineering, inspiring them to consider an engineering career, while helping them develop skills for their future careers.

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2022

STEM Surprise Festive Countdown and Live talks

30 Nov 2022
Join us daily to virtually open and explore an exciting STEM activity!

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British Beauty Councils Future Talent Initiative launches!

29 Nov 2022
Find out about the British Beauty Council's Future Talent initiative in association with STEM Learning to access resources demonstrating enriching STEM related careers across the beauty industry.

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First Launch Schools Broadcast with Tim Peake

08 Nov 2022
Astronaut Tim Peake will be celebrating the first rocket to launch from UK soil this winter by hosting a post launch broadcast specially created for school-age children

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World Radiography Day: Primary School Online Event

02 Nov 2022
Join The Society of Radiographers for this World Radiography Day online event: What is a Diagnostic Radiographer? - Tuesday 8th November 2022

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Register your school for this year’s Primary Engineer Leaders Award competition!

01 Nov 2022
Primary Engineer Leaders Award competition is a national programme encouraging pupils aged 3-19 years to identify world problems and produce creative solutions for them.

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Ceres Power launches 2023 Reimagine Clean Energy Competition

25 Oct 2022
Ceres Power kicks off Reimagine for its second year, laying down the net-zero challenge for secondary school pupils from across the South East.

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Inspire Young People During World Space Week 2022

29 Sep 2022
Find out what we are doing for World Space Week 2022 - and get involved!

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Meet Experts involved in Quantum Technologies

23 Aug 2022
Listen to researchers and experts working in Quantum Technologies and learn about the different areas students could end up working in, using these technologies.

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Registrations for CanSat 2022-23 UK Competition Now Open!

13 Jul 2022
The CanSat competition provides students with an exciting opportunity of practical experience, working on a small-scale space project. The task is to design and build a working satellite using the volume and shape of a soft drinks can.

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South East Science Jamboree 2022

27 Jun 2022
The Science Jamboree is back and now into its 27th year - a fantastic opportunity for learners to experience and discover the exciting world of STEM!

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Kerry Henderson receives Highly commended accolade for Outstanding STEM Ambassador Award

31 May 2022
Congratulations to STEM Ambassador and Geologist Kerry Henderson from the Southeast region on winning the STEM Inspiration Awards.

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Powering Our Sustainable Future: Schools Careers Resource from the Royal Institute

27 May 2022
Can you imagine a world without batteries? Watch an interactive event held by the Faraday Institution and the Royal Institution

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STEM Fun in the Park for all the Family

16 May 2022
STEM In The Park will take place in the Memorial Gardens, Crawley on Saturday 21 May, 11am-4.00pm. Admission is free.

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Enter the IOA’s Primary and Secondary School Competition 2022

16 May 2022
The Institute of Acoustics are running a competition for primary and secondary school aged children all about the sounds you can hear

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Free Phototonics workshops and £150 worth of free kit for schools

13 May 2022
Learn about Photonics! the science and technology of light and get £150 worth of kit for schools.

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Life after School: Get ready! Virtual Careers Fair

12 May 2022
STEM Learning is hosting an interactive, virtual reality careers fair where young people from across the UK can find out more about preparing for life after school.

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The Royal Societies ‘Talk Science’ Careers Sessions at the Summer Science Exhibition 2022

11 May 2022
Schools and colleges can book groups of up to 25 KS4 students at The Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition

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‘Ask an Ambassador’ new dedicated space to ask those STEM related questions

09 May 2022
We now have a dedicated space on our website where you can ask questions to STEM ambassadors on behalf of young people in a safe and secure way.

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Celebrate Code Club’s 10th birthday with a free global codealong!

03 May 2022
Code Club invite you to join online to create a simple, fun birthday project in Scratch.

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Join the NPL Water Rocket Challenge 2022!

28 Apr 2022
In NPL’s 23rd annual water rocket challenge you have to land an air pressurised rocket, using water as a propellant, exactly 70m from launch point.

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IET are offering online STEM resources to help everyone celebrate the Platinum Jubilee

26 Apr 2022
Find STEM based activities to inspire numeracy, design and technology skills suitable for 4-11 year old from the IET.

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Apply for ‘Hi 3 Network: Are You Innovation Ready’ Workshops

11 Apr 2022
Hi3 Networks programme has a series of workshops to help STEM AMbassadors looking to expand and grow their business' potential.

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High Praise from STEM ambassadors, judging Sledge Competition designs!

07 Apr 2022
Find out more about the sleigh challenge

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Take the STEM Club survey and win a prize!

01 Apr 2022
If you or your school runs a STEM club take the survey for a chance to win a Rapid Kit for your club worth £100!

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The Young Coders Competition is back again for 2022 and you can take part!

25 Mar 2022
Now in its 5th year, the Young Coders Competition is a competition for primary and secondary schools (years 4—8) aimed at helping teachers to become more confident with teaching coding skills.

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This is Engineering - Sustainable Futures Innovation Challenge

17 Mar 2022
The Royal Academy of Engineering is running a Sustainable Futures Innovation Challenge for students aged 9 -14 years.

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Join Primary CREST Awards Webinars!

14 Mar 2022
Get some guidance on running Star and SuperStar CREST Awards in your Primary School.

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Design a Natural History Visitor Centre

11 Mar 2022
To celebrate British Science Week, Class Of Your Own is proud to launch an exciting challenge for secondary schools supported by The Education People and Kent County Council.

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British Science Week - 11-20 March 2022

03 Mar 2022
Extended by popular demand until 21st of April | Take part in the virtual event from The STEM Hub for British Science Week 2022

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National Careers Week 2022

28 Feb 2022
National Careers Week | 07-12 March 2022 | We have an exciting week planned for students, with live talks from a variety of speakers.

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Mars Day 2022

16 Feb 2022
Mars Day lifts of on March 14th 2022 and is a free event for everyone including families, schools and youth groups.

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National Apprenticeship Week 2022

02 Feb 2022
See what events we have planned for National Apprenticeship Week 2022

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Funding applications for IET’s First Lego League are open

18 Jan 2022
IET has opened applications for First Lego League funding. The programme can be run in the classroom with the class pack or as part of an extra-curriculum club.

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Join the Schools Vs Climate Change Competition

14 Jan 2022
Take part in the Schools vs Climate Change competition and increase your school communities green credentials.

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2021

Ceres Launches First-of-its-kind Video Competition to Inspire Next Generation of Climate Heroes

17 Dec 2021
Secondary schools in the South East called upon to register for STEM contest.

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James Webb Space Telescope Family Show 18th December at 11am

17 Dec 2021
Join TV’s science presenter Greg Foot and special guests for a live mission briefing family show, on 18th December starting at 11am.

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National Schools Geology Challenge 2022

15 Dec 2021
The Geological Society's National Schools Geology Challenge, is now open for submissions for 2022.

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The Big Bang 2022 competition is now open!

09 Dec 2021
The Big Bang competition seeks to inspire young people’s inquisitive minds to think big, challenge facts, ask questions and invent solutions through science and engineering.

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Festive STEM - Sledge Making Competition

03 Dec 2021
Door number 6 of our Festive Countdown Calendar will launch the start of our Sledge Making Competition for primary aged children.

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STEM Surprise Festive Countdown!

26 Nov 2021
Take part in our STEMFestive Countdown Calendar!

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Lower Thames Crossing Minecraft Webinar

19 Nov 2021
The Lower Thames crossing has been recreated into two new Minecraft games, a ‘Tunnel Digging Game’ and a ‘Speed Safety Game’ for KS2 and KS3 students.

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ENGiTECH Now live!

15 Nov 2021
ENGiTECH aims to inform young people about STEM skills and careers by providing bite-size information delivered in an accessible and engaging way.

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RSB Connect – ‘Bringing Outreach and engagement into the future’ online engagement symposium

22 Oct 2021
A perfect opportunity to develop understanding of outreach and engagement within the biosciences framework.

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Paper Rocket STEM Power- Making rockets at A.R.U.’s Family Science Day

22 Oct 2021
21 willing STEM ambassador recruits, set up camp, inside a Geodesic dome tent for Anglia Ruskin University's Free Family Science Day.

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The Young Coders competition is back for 2022 - Are you ready to take part!

05 Oct 2021
Young Coders 2022 is an initiative for primary schools aimed at helping pupils and teachers to become more confident with coding skills.

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All Aboard the Kent & Medway NHS STEM Bus!

09 Sep 2021
All Aboard the Kent & Medway NHS STEM Bus!

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Morgan Sindall Virtual Work Experience - Access all Areas

20 Aug 2021
This virtual work experience offers the chance for students in years 10-13 to work in virtual office teams to deliver a weeklong project.

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ICE David Butler Awards City Zen Competition

16 Aug 2021
A CityZen competition for 16-18 year olds offering an insight into the world of civil engineering and the chance to win a team cash prize along with a prize for the school.

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Beat Climate Change with the EDF Energy Net Zero Challenge!

12 Aug 2021
EDF energy is running a net zero challenge aimed primarily at students aged 11-14 years.

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Enter the British Interplanetary Society’s World Space Week Competition!

27 Jul 2021
The British Interplanetary Society are running a competition for children related to the Women in Space Theme for 2021.

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Summer-Time Science is Back!

21 Jun 2021
The team at Canterbury Christ Church University are launching Summer-Time Science 2021, with a series of new online content via YouTube and Facebook.

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East Kent Science Jamboree 2021

02 Jun 2021
The Science Jamboree 2021 is now live! Runs Monday 7 June - Friday 23 July 2021

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Southend Virtual Career Fair

03 May 2021
The Southend Virtual Career Fair showcased a range of employers and career opportunities available in and around your local area.

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New ‘CREST in the Secondary Curriculum’ Resource Now Live!

07 Apr 2021
The British Science Association is thrilled to launch a free new resource that maps practical CREST projects onto the science curriculum.

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STEM@Home linked to the Primary National Curriculum

01 Apr 2021
Celebrating STEM@Home’s first birthday, the content has now been linked to the Primary Science National Curriculum.

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CAA and the Digital Divide

19 Mar 2021
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) working with The STEM Hub offered individually packaged Lenovo Thinkpads to nine schools in the Crawley area.

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A Big Thank You to STEM Ambassadors

16 Mar 2021
A big thank you to all the STEM Ambassadors who have taken part in virtual events.

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British Science Week: Innovating for the future

04 Mar 2021
Find out more about what we are doing for British Science Week this year.

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National Careers Week Live Talks

01 Mar 2021
National Careers Week | 01-05 March 2021 | We have an exciting week planned for students, with live talks from a variety of speakers!

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Science Farm LIVE! Get out on the farm for British Science Week

01 Mar 2021
This British Science Week (8-12 March 2021), you can examine the science behind the food that you eat and the thousands of people involved in its production.

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National Apprenticeship Week – 8-14 February 2021

27 Jan 2021
See what events we have planned for National Apprenticeship Week.

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Winter STEM: A Licence to Chill

19 Jan 2021
The STEM Hub is celebrating the work of STEM Ambassadors with a Winter STEM virtual event - available from Wednesday 20th January.

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STEM InSIGHT Launched!

12 Jan 2021
STEM InSIGHT is the new section of our website where you can find all of our online STEM related learning materials.

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STEM Today

12 Jan 2021
Each day offers a challenge and a fact! Come back every day to find out what happened on this day in history…STEM related of course! And complete our daily challenges!

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2020

STEM Surprise Festive Challenge

01 Dec 2020
This festive season try some STEM challenges for all the family and discover how STEM supports our world.

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School Biology Teacher of the Year Award

09 Nov 2020
The School Biology Teacher of the Year Award seeks to identify the UK’s leading secondary education teachers, recognising the invaluable role they play in educating and inspiring the next generation of biologists.

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Brass, Steel and Fire

30 Oct 2020
Discover the beauty of locomotive engineering and journey through 100 years of model-making

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Tomorrow’s Engineers Week 2020

29 Oct 2020
Find out more - 2-6 November 2020

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Climate Detectives Schools Project

29 Oct 2020
The European Space Agency (ESA) invites teachers and students between the ages of 8 and 15 to team up and join the Climate Detectives school project.

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IET STEM Resources and Programme

07 Oct 2020
The Institution of Engineering and Technology has created a 52 page document of resources for 2020-2021.

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Celebrating Ambassadors@Work

06 Oct 2020
Find out more about our online Ambassadors@Work section

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Ambassadors@Work – Women in Aviation

05 Oct 2020
The latest videos on the STEM Career Profiles were provided by two companies supporting Women in Aviation and Aerospace.

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Ask an Ambassador Goes Live!

02 Oct 2020
Ask an Ambassador is a new incentive where STEM professionals answer questions asked by young people, provide feedback on activities and give insight into their careers.

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Virtual STEM Reboot Festival 2020

25 Sep 2020
The STEM Hub has launched the Virtual STEM Reboot Festival 2020! STEMfest 2020 is an opportunity for students to experience the exciting world of STEM.

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Essential Experiences in Science - Supporting schools through the recovery phase

04 Sep 2020
Essential experiences in science (Years 4 – 7). Free resources and support for enquiry pedagogy and action-research.

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STEM Ambassadors stories to support the class of 2020

18 Aug 2020
With the uncertainty for young people because of exam results, STEM Ambassadors have provided stories of inspiration and support.

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Future Me

27 Jul 2020
In the autumn term a new version of Future me will be launched - Find out more about this exciting publication!

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An everyday STEM Hero who made a difference

20 Jul 2020
What an inspiration to STEM professionals today!

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STEMFest 2020 LAUNCHED!

15 Jul 2020
STEMfest 2020 is now available. Watch Greg Foot's show on Friday 17th July only!

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Operating Theatre Live TV offers FREE episodes for schools

07 Jul 2020
Schools are being offered 2 free episodes, for use by the entire school cohort.

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STEM@Home

06 Jul 2020
STEM@Home is growing! We are continuing to add themes to this section, so make sure you check in weekly to see what we have in store for you.

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The Big Bang is back!

03 Jul 2020
Big Bang Digital 2020 – science, engineering & Covid-19 is a free online event on Tuesday 14 July that celebrates the amazing work of scientists and engineers in a pandemic.

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Future Me: Women in Engineering Edition

23 Jun 2020
A second edition of Future Me is now available as a celebration of International Women in Engineering Day.

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Canterbury Christ Church University launches Summer-Time Science home learning programme

18 Jun 2020
Natural and Applied Sciences Team at Canterbury Christ Church University launches Summer-Time Science home learning programme.

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East Kent Virtual Science Jamboree

10 Jun 2020
The 25th Anniversary of the First Science Jamboree and 1st Virtual Science Jamboree

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ICE East of England’s STEM Ambassador of the Year – Dr Maryam Imani

28 May 2020
Dr Maryam Imani is the ICE East of England’s STEM Ambassador of the Year

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STEM@Home - Structures

30 Apr 2020
May 1st 2020 sees the launch of our third theme on the STEM@Home section - STRUCTURES - which contains some great project ideas for all ages.

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STEM@HOME - Dinosaurs

17 Apr 2020
Our second theme, Dinosaurs launched today

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Are you able to support with 3D printing visors for health workers?

06 Apr 2020
Do you have a 3D printer and wish to help support national effort in 3D printing visors for regional personnel at risk exposed to COVID19.

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Ambassadors@Work

02 Apr 2020
The South East STEM Ambassadors have been very busy recording career videos sharing their world of STEM.

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STEM@Home

27 Mar 2020
Announcing the launch of our first theme of SPACE on the STEM@Home website.

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FREE Online Teacher CPD on FutureLearn

04 Mar 2020
STEM Learning are providing online courses for teachers, technicians and volunteers to learn around your schedule.

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BBC Essex Launches BenSon’s Science Club

04 Mar 2020
As part of Essex 2020, BBC Essex presenters have launched a Science Club, where they will be visiting a school in Essex every week.

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The STEM Inspiration Awards 2020

12 Feb 2020
Do you know a STEM Ambassador, company or STEM Club that is spreading their enthusiasm for STEM?

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STEM Clubs & STEM Club Champions

12 Feb 2020
STEM Clubs are a fantastic way to get students excited about STEM and offer them real-life experience of STEM.

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Essex 2020

28 Jan 2020
Essex 2020 is a year-long, county-wide celebration of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.

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MedStart4U Taster Day 2020

28 Jan 2020
East Kent Hospitals University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is offering a one-day taster day for Year 11 and 12 students who are considering exploring a career in medicine, specifically as a doctor.

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One Million Interactions: More Young People in STEM & Space!

07 Jan 2020
One Million Interactions hopes to inspire and encourage students to continue studying STEM subjects and take their knowledge and skills into space careers.

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2019

Kent tomato producer wins top farming education award

25 Nov 2019
APS Produce near Dover in Kent has been acclaimed as the overall winner of the Bayer-LEAF Education Awards, which celebrate the very best in food and farming education.

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Christmas Lecture 2019

19 Nov 2019
CHRISTMAS LECTURE - Tuesday 17 December 2019 | 6.30pm-8pm - Canterbury Christ Church University

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The IET - #SantaLovesSTEM

13 Nov 2019
The IET have released a festive campaign about Santa and STEM.

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Introducing Gratnells new STEM Ambassador Team

06 Nov 2019
Gratnells, world leader in innovative storage solutions and maker of the iconic Gratnells Tray, has supported three members of their team to become STEM Ambassadors.

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Tomorrow’s Engineers Week 2019

31 Oct 2019

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Join the EdTech Innovation Testbed!

28 Oct 2019
Interested in giving your students the opportunity to try out the latest promising technology products for FREE?

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The new STEM Ambassador app is out now

10 Oct 2019
Find activities near you and contact organisers on the go.

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UK Nuclear STEM Ambassador Award

09 Oct 2019
All companies working in or with the nuclear sector are invited to put forward their nominations.

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Wonder Match Events

09 Oct 2019
Are you a scientist or engineer who would like to engage with new audiences with your research?

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Launch of Community Lab

27 Sep 2019
The Community Lab based at Discovery Park in Sandwich provides schools in Kent and Medway with access to an industrial-standard laboratory and equipment.

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6 November-National day for engineering announced to combat narrow perception of profession

13 Sep 2019
Lack of understanding of the profession means young people are missing opportunities to make a difference to our world.

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Floating Wind Technology Acceleration Competition

12 Sep 2019
Could your technology work for floating wind? We are looking for solutions to technical challenges facing the floating offshore wind industry.

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Royal Academy of Engineering Funding £3,000 - £30,000

04 Sep 2019
Deadline of 23 September at 4pm fast approaching!

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Opportunity to Support an Event at the Top Gear Test Track !

02 Sep 2019
Green Power Education Trust are looking for Ambassadors to support a number of roles, no previous experience required as a full briefing will be given.

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Nominations open for WES Awards

07 Aug 2019
Do you know someone not currently in an engineering role who has done something amazing to further diversity in engineering?

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Judges wanted for the Youth Industrial Strategy Competition

11 Jul 2019
The British Science Association is looking for volunteers to judge entries for the Youth Industrial Strategy Competition later this year.

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Workshops to Encourage More Young People to Engage with STEM Subjects

11 Jul 2019
Pupils will learn through practical activities and experiments about buoyancy, displacement, density, Newton’s 3rd Law and Archimedes Principle.

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The STEM Inspiration Awards are Open

08 Jul 2019
Find out more about the STEM Inspiration Awards

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Women’s Engineering Society Time Capsule

01 Jul 2019
Would you like to send a message into the future?

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The WISE Creative Problem Solving Challenge 2019

25 Apr 2019
An alien spaceship is heading towards Earth and you’re in charge!

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UKSPA Award For Discovery Park’s Education & Tenant Community Activities

25 Apr 2019
Discovery Park Science Park is delighted to announce that the impact of its Education and Tenant Community activities has been recognised via an UKSPA award.

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Let Teachers SHINE

10 Apr 2019
If you’re a creative, passionate teacher who has an exciting new idea that will really make a difference, apply for Let Teachers SHINE funding today!

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Salters’ National Awards for Science Technicians

10 Apr 2019
Highlighting the importance of technicians in enabling high quality practical work in science in schools and colleges

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Big Bang 2019 in the Media

09 Apr 2019
Thank you to everyone who took part in the Big Bang this year! The event would not be possible with out the support of our incredible STEM Ambassadors.

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Royal Society of Biology, Outreach and Engagement Biology Week Grant Scheme 2019

02 Apr 2019
The RSB Outreach and Engagement Grant Scheme is now open and the deadline for applications is 29th April 2019.

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Intermediate Biology Olympiad

13 Mar 2019
The Intermediate Biology Olympiad challenges students’ biology knowledge and encourages them to continue studying the biosciences beyond school/college.

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Engineering Education Grant Scheme open for applications

20 Feb 2019
Up to £15,000 funding for your STEM project!

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Run with the Ancestors for British Science Week!

14 Feb 2019
Grab your trainers, plug in your headphones and run with your ancestors as they begin building the modern metropolises you see today.

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IET Faraday Challenge 2019-20 Applications Open

05 Feb 2019
IET are now looking for schools to take part in our next season of Challenge Days running from September 2019 to June 2020.

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University sponsors Community Lab to inspire STEM learning and develop skills

30 Jan 2019
A unique collaboration between academia and industry, providing hands-on scientific learning opportunities at Discovery Park for local teachers and students, opens a fresh chapter with new sponsor Canterbury Christ Church University

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The Sutton Trust Summer Schools Programme in America

07 Jan 2019
The Sutton Trust has announced that its Summer Schools Programme is open for applications.

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The Solar Challenge will launch on 9th January!

07 Jan 2019
In early January Practical Action will be launching their Solar Challenge for pupils aged 8-14 years.

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2018

Christmas Lectures Zone 2018-19 with the Royal Institution!

14 Nov 2018
We're excited to introduce the Christmas Lectures Zone 2018-19 with the Royal Institution!

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£50 Note Zone

12 Nov 2018
£50 Note Zone helps you and your students discover people from STEM history.

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Climate Detective Opportunity for 8 to 15 year olds

31 Oct 2018
Students are challenged to make a difference in understanding and protecting the Earth’s climate.

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Revealed: What Has STEM Ever Done For Me?

25 Oct 2018
Results from a poll conducted by Randstad show that not many people know what STEM stands for.

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World Space Week at The Leigh UTC

10 Oct 2018
STEM ambassador, Marino Saksida, the Chairman of the Association of Retired ESA Staff, UK branch, ARES UK visited The Leigh UTC school to give a presentation to mark the start of World Space Week.

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Science in a Box - Inspiring the next Generation of Scientists

06 Sep 2018
Find out more how Pfizer's Science in a Box programme works for Year 9 students

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Space @ The Stade

06 Sep 2018
Read the report of this successful event - Solar System Special at Hastings

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Margate Discovery Planet - Turbines: A Wind-Wind Solution

04 Sep 2018
A two-day event created by grassroots organisation Discovery Planet helped local people learn about the giant offshore wind farm near their homes.

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11 year old Izzy Tighe earns her Foundation Licence for Amateur Radio

04 Sep 2018
Hi, my name is Izzy Tighe. I am eleven years old and I have just earned my Foundation Licence for amateur radio!

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Save the date for Tomorrow’s Engineers Week 2018

04 Sep 2018
Tomorrow's Engineers Week 2018 takes place 5 - 9 November

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Challenging and Thought Provoking Real-World STEM Projects for Young People of all Ages

30 Aug 2018
There are many different award levels, choose one and start running CREST today!

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The Royal Society of Chemistry Outreach Fund (Small Grants Scheme)

30 Aug 2018
Individuals & organisations can apply for grants of up to £2,000 to run chemistry-based events & activities for public audiences and in schools.

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Robotics Challenge

25 Jun 2018
Applications for the TE EEP Robotics Challenge close 10 July

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EngineeringFest @ Diggerland – 31 May 2018

14 May 2018
To celebrate the Year of Engineering and the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) 200 hundred year anniversary, the ICE is holding EngineeringFest.

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