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The Great Science Share for schools

Do you work with schools? The Great Science Share for Schools is designed to get children sharing their science with new audiences, which can include parents and the wider community. It takes place on 19 June 2018. They are especially keen to find more hosts in Wales and Northern Ireland. Sarah Bearchell is coordinating the […]

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Royal Society Partnership Grants Scheme

The next round of the Royal Society’s Partnership Grants scheme opens in February 2018.  This scheme offers up to £3000 to schools (primary and secondary) to complete an investigative project with a STEM partner, from industry or from research. They have changed things around slightly this year to make it easier to access this funding […]

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Picademy CPD open for teachers

For the first time ever, Picademy applications are opening to educators who come from the same school as a previous Picademy graduate. If you work with someone who would benefit from their free CPD training, please encourage them to apply through their events page. Please note: They receive a lot of applications for a limited number […]

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Express & Star STEM Competition

MNA, publishers of the Express & Star and Shropshire Star, has launched a STEM Challenge 2018 – Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths – to boost student engagement with these key topics and also give them an understanding of how what they learn in the classroom will play a vital role in future careers. The competition is […]

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Job – Mad Science, West Midlands

Mad Science West Midlands are hiring part-time presenters for their programmes, living in the West Midlands who will be asked to travel up to 10 miles radius of their home postcode. As a presenter, you will be: able to drive (full licence) and have access to your own car; available between 2:30pm – 4:30pm at least 3 […]

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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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British Science Week grants open

British Science Week grants for schools and community groups are now open! To help with BSW events, the British Science Association are encouraging all grant applicants to use Science Live, our online platform for connecting event organisers, contributors and audiences. We recently added new features to Science Live. Many of you were already registered and will have […]

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Job – National Schools’ Observatory

The National Schools’ Observatory (NSO) are looking to recruit an enthusiastic science communicator to join our STFC-funded ‘Astronomy for Remote and Island Schools’ (AfRIS) project, which begins on the 1st September 2017. The part-time (0.2 FTE) role will act as the second member of a small, mobile science-outreach team, which will create, organise and deliver […]

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Reimagining School-University Partnerships

Join us on 5th October for an interactive one-day event, Reimagining School-University Partnerships, that is designed to: SHARE learning and good practice from the RCUK School-University Partnerships Initiative (SUPI) – and beyond! INSPIRE with examples of activities and mechanisms that really work EXPLORE where next for school-university partnerships… This event will bring together representatives from the 12 SUPI projects […]

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Brain Bee Ambassadors wanted

Do you want to increase secondary school student engagement in neuroscience? Could you help raise the profile of neurosciences, and inspire youngsters interested in this science field? Then become a Brain Bee Ambassador! As a Brain Bee Ambassador, you’ll be your region’s champion for neurosciences, bringing the many different flavours of neurosciences and science engagement […]