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Teachers STEM Outreach Fair

The University of Birmingham’s Teachers STEM Outreach Fayre is designed to give you a chance to find out about the different Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) opportunities we offer for school students and teachers to get involved in. Thursday 15th November 2018, 16:30 – 19:00 Bridge Study Room between the Poynting and Watson Buildings, […]

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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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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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‘Just Add Imagination’ resource

We are excited to share our new resource for parents and families, called ‘Just Add Imagination‘. It is part of our new Parents for STEM Futures project to actively engage parents of primary school aged children in science and maths subjects. This digital (and printable) resource aims to show how creative and exciting STEM (science, technology, engineering […]

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BP’s Ultimate STEM Challenge is back

The Ultimate STEM Challenge is back in partnership with the Science Museum and STEM Learning, and this year we’re inviting students aged 11 to 14 to help create a more sustainable future. Students choose from one of three challenges based around the theme of My Sustainable Future: Handy Hydro, Parched Plants or Brilliant Biogas. What […]

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Minorities in STEM Networking Event

A group of us recently set up the Minorities in STEM network to support and showcase BAME individuals studying and working in STEM fields. We’re running our first networking event at the Wellcome Trust on the afternoon of the 30th August. The event is open to everyone interested in being part of the discussion, and […]

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STARTS prize 2017 – call open!

On behalf of the European Commission, Ars Electronica in collaboration with BOZAR and Waag Society issues an open call for entries to a competition that determines the second recipients of STARTS, prestigious and—with two €20,000 prizes—highly endowed awards. Expressly encouraged are innovative projects at the interface of science, technology and art. Science, Technology and Arts […]

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Digital Festival at Dudley Libraries

Dudley Libraries are planning a STEM fair and Digital Festival at Halesowen Library on 8th October and are hoping for up to 200 people. If anyone would like an outreach/public engagement opportunity fairly locally, and would like a stand, let Emily know.

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30th anniversary of CREST ideas

Whether you are a science communicator, academic or just an interested member of the public, the British Science Association are calling on you to let us know what inspires the young people you know or work with! Whether it is a creative science project title, wacky inventions or top tips on running STEM clubs, we […]