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‘Standing up for Science’ free workshop Manchester

Applications are now open for our Standing up for Science workshop at University of Manchester on April 13. This free workshop is aimed at early career researchers (PhD students, post-doctoral fellows or equivalents) across all STEM and social science fields. At these day-long events, participants get the chance to hear directly from and ask questions of researchers who have interacted […]

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A CPD treat for those running workshops

STEM learning have three free online courses via FutureLearn coming up in the next few weeks which will enable you to develop your students’ learning with engaging and effective practical lessons: Teaching practical chemistry: Explore how going beyond ‘recipe following’, teachers can use practical work in chemistry to support the explanation of theory. Discover ‘microscale’ […]

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STEM Ambassador Training

You can now book onto the programme of four free online CPD activities created especially for STEM Ambassadors by the National STEM Learning Centre. Designed to help you plan and carry out effective STEM activities, the courses will equip you with the skills and confidence to inspire young people in STEM subjects and careers. The […]

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Inspiring Young People in STEM: CPD on Futurelearn

You can now book onto the programme of four, free online CPD activities created by the National STEM Learning Centres. Designed to help you plan and carry out effective STEM activities, the courses will equip you with the skills and confidence to inspire young people in STEM subjects and careers. The four courses can be […]

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Bursaries to attend the Little Event 2018

There are 10 bursaries up for grabs to attend The Little Event 2018 on Wednesday 17th January at Thinktank in Birmingham. The Little Event is a 1-day conference designed for early-career STEM Communicators. Each bursary is worth £100 and covers annual BIG membership, registration fees and £25 towards travel expenses. Applying for one of the […]

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Workshop to Impact on School-Employer Engagement

STEM Learning, in collaboration with The Institution of Mechanical Engineers, are exploring the wider narratives for engineering STEM Ambassadors activities with a view to strengthening future employer – school engagement, with UK schools and colleges. STEM Ambassadors are invited to attend an interactive workshop in Birmingham – giving you the opportunity engage in highly relevant […]

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Comedy seminars at Funny Things

Tomorrow (Friday 3rd) and Saturday 4th Nov, the Funny Things Festival are working in partnership with Big Difference to run a series of seminar talks and discussions that take us beyond the jokes and under the skin of comedy. Entry is FREE, no need to book: BEYOND A JOKE SEMINARS – at the Chancellor’s Hall, University […]

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Pop Up Science – a practical guide

Today The Curious Act has launched Pop Up Science, a free and practical guide to transforming empty shops into creative spaces for science engagement. The guide was written to disseminate learning from our two pilot pop up science shop projects funded by Wellcome (The Heart and Lung Repair Shop and The Heart and Lung Convenience […]

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Laughing Gas, Literature and the Lamp

Lancaster University are launching a free online course on Humphry Davy on 30th October 2017. This course is about his role as both a scientist and poet. The course is called Humphry Davy: laughing gas, literature and the lamp and it has been developed in partnership with FutureLearn and the Royal Institution. If you are […]

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Creativity & Culture Online Conference

Creativity & Culture 2017 is an online conference designed to create a creative space for conversations between academics, educators and entrepreneurs with a deep interest in development of creativity skills to stimulate sustainable prosperity in a creative economy. The 7 speakers are experts in their fields (academia, education, business and art) and will be speaking […]