Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:45:00 BST
Glasgow is a city of innovators, creators, and problem solvers. To celebrate and showcase this, the Maker Faire will be coming to the Riverside Museum, Glasgow on Sunday 29th July. Maker Faire is a community festival bringing together engineering, arts, crafts, music, inventions, science and performance by a variety of makers...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:29:00 BST
CBeebies Bitz & Bob, the STEM based preschool animation programme, has created fun craft video content for parents and kids to try at home. Children nationwide are learning the principles of engineering from their own homes, and keen to get inventing...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:28:00 BST
The BP Ultimate STEM Challenge is back and it’s even better! In partnership with STEM Learning BP is inviting UK students aged 11 to 14 to use their STEM skills to tackle one simple challenge: reimagine a solution to a real-life problem...
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:45:00 BST
STEM Ambassador, Dr Saeeda Bhatti has been a STEM Ambassador for 2 years but been involved in science communication for many years and is passionate about taking science out to her local community....
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:49:00 BST
Sara’s outreach team was first connected to Girlguiding through work contacts, with her Stores Officer, Michelle Pearson, and Research Associate, Claire Donald, both being leaders of GirlGuides and Rainbows respectively...
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Fri, 11 May 2018 10:01:00 BST
Gather your crew and get ready to explore, challenge and innovate in the demanding and inspiring expanse we call space! The 2018/2019 FIRST® LEGO® League season requires you to work together to break out of your earthly constraints. Do you have what it takes to go INTO ORBITSM? Registration opens on 14th May.
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 13:27:00 BST
Pupils from Willowbank Special School celebrated and explored science in all its forms at a Science Fair held to mark British Science Week.
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 13:21:00 BST
Thirty-four P6 pupils at Doonfoot Primary School are seated in groups around the classroom,
waiting patiently for the presentation to begin. George Burns, a retired engineer, holds up a
cereal box with wheels and tells a story about a man named Karl Benz. He later reveals that
the cereal box is a model of Karl Benz’ original idea for the Benz Patent Motorcar and how
engineering brought cars to the road...
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 13:26:00 BST
Grange Academy’s cluster primary schools, Park School, parents, volunteers and staff gathered recently for the most hotly anticipated transition day of the year – the Science Community Fair at Grange Campus.
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 11:59:00 BST
I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here returns 11th- 22nd June. This funded, online STEM activity connects school students with scientists. Students can ASK anything they like across the 2 weeks, they take part in a live CHAT with scientists and VOTE for who they want to win. The winning scientist wins £500 to spend on another STEM engagement activity. Learn more here...
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 14:41:00 GMT
Learn more about "This is Engineering," an unparalleled multi-year perception change campaign that seeks to rebrand engineering for young people, and their influencers, to encourage them to take up careers in engineering.
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:01:00 GMT
Finding Ada is organising an online careers fair for women in STEM in the UK/EU on February 1st. It is a great opportunity for women across the UK and EU to talk directly recruiters about jobs and career paths at companies that value diversity.
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 09:35:00 GMT
BBC Scotland is offering a free media familiarisation day to help women unsure about appearing in the media, to help give them the confidence and skills to participate in BBC programming. Deadline to apply is this Sunday!
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:29:00 GMT
The 2018-2019 application process to get a free IET Faraday Challenge in your school is now open. The IET team will deliver a Faraday Challenge any qualifying school for up to thirty-six S2 pupils.
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 11:50:00 GMT
Our new STEM Ambassador website will be up and running in January 2018! Learn about new features, updates, and ways this system will make volunteering as a STEM Ambassador easier.
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:31:00 BST
Plastic Fantastic lectures are being held on 1st September. lectures are ran by the Scottish Plastics and Rubber Association and are aimed at secondary school pupils.
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:18:00 BST
Housed within Perth College’s Academy of Sport and Wellbeing, this years Big Bang Fair 2017 was was a potentially life-altering event for many young people.
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:34:00 BST
Over the last few months STEM Learning have been developing a new Digital Platform to increase the impact, reach and sustainability of the STEM Ambassadors programme.
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 16:19:00 BST
Held at Glasgow Science Centre, 44 primary and secondary schools present took part in a celebration of all things STEM.
Fri, 09 Jun 2017 16:04:00 BST
SRUC asked pupils to make a poster depicting what a STEM career would entail.
Tue, 06 Jun 2017 15:58:00 BST
The STEM Inspiration Awards recognise the work done by a wide range of people, from within and outside of the teaching profession, to enrich young people’s experience of STEM subjects, and to promote the STEM agenda.
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 16:36:00 BST
Three titles of a new book series have been released to all primary schools up and down the country aiming to encourage early interest in STEM subjects within young pupils.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:09:00 BST
We talked to Microbiology and Software Development Master’s student Ewa Grabowiecka about her experience as a hard-working STEM Ambassador.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:31:00 BST
Out of 55 experts chosen two are West of Scotland STEM Ambassadors and all three are PhD researchers promoting Science and Engineering.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:31:00 GMT
Schools can attend this years Big Bang Fair for FREE to learn about a range of topics.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:57:00 GMT
A STEM Ambassador since 2015, Paul Goodwin, technician at Dalry School, has been running a technology club for nine years. This year however, he’s decided to hang up his tech boots.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 11:02:00 GMT
STEM Ambassadors were invited to Kilsyth Academy by the science department to meet with the current S2 pupils to discuss the relevance of the STEM subjects in making career choices.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 11:19:00 GMT
The Science Communication Competition from Chemistry World is now open!
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 10:19:00 GMT
Hillhead High combines forces with the University of Glasgow to show its pupils the best way to start working with electronics.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 13:59:00 GMT
Aerospace, Space and Defence, Security and Transportation giant Thales are offering 90 apprenticeships across the UK, with many in the Glasgow area.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 14:23:00 BST
What goes up might come down
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:03:00 BST
European Researchers’ Night returns to Scotland in 2016 for an ‘Explorathon’ of research from noon Friday 30 September to noon Saturday 1 October.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 16:17:00 BST
The Little BIG Awards asks students to think about how life could be made better by connecting the unconnected, and is a rewarding and exciting way for students to improve their business and life skills, while also being a fun way to cover some academic topics that will help them towards formal qualifications.
School and college age girls from all over Glasgow descended on the Glasgow University campus today to learn more about how they can find a rewarding career in STEM
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:39:00 BST
The STEM Inspiration Awards are now open and are designed to recognise the UK’s most dedicated and inspirational people motivating young people in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 13:52:00 BST
An Ayrshire primary school was lucky enough to have an engineering Ambassador on hand to help kids understand 3D printing.
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:09:00 BST
Both organisations combine to create the best opportunities for teachers and students to learn about the wonders of quantum physics.
Tue, 05 Jul 2016 17:07:00 BST
The Ultimate STEM Challenge 2016-17 will launch on 1 September 2016 so sign up to be the first to hear about the competition, and receive competition updates.
Mon, 04 Jul 2016 15:12:00 BST
Register your interest as a school or Ambassador ahead of the challenge kicking off in September!
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 10:04:00 BST
Learning and sustainability grants available for range of LfS projects in 2016
Fri, 27 May 2016 16:50:00 BST
Stalwart of the STEM Ambassador programme, David McDove, discusses some of his best moments and career successes.
Thu, 12 May 2016 16:41:00 BST
Busby STEM Werek gets off to a suspicious start.
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:39:00 BST
Glasgow Science Festival 2016 Schools Programme:
9-19 June 2016
Mon, 14 Mar 2016 16:28:00 GMT
Organised by teachers Rebecca Chrystie and Rhona McCaughey, the Girls Into Physics event held on the 12th of February managed to attract 290 girls from across nine schools.
Mon, 01 Feb 2016 17:00:00 GMT
Tech Future Girls want to help Girls code through the STEM Ambassador programme.
Mon, 01 Feb 2016 12:30:00 GMT
British Science Week will soon be upon us!
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 11:03:00 GMT
Our Formula 100 competition is back for 2016!
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 10:42:00 GMT
BAE Engineering Apprentice Open Evening on 11th February is open to individuals aged 16+ as well as interested parents, guardians and teachers.
Mon, 18 Jan 2016 14:01:00 GMT
Science Connects hosts a Teacher/STEM Ambassador Networking event in association with Royal Society of Chemistry.
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 12:31:00 GMT
Citizen Science gives young people and their communities the chance to get hands-on with science in an exciting and meaningful way.
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:20:00 GMT
Find out all about James Clerk Maxwell, scientist and poet through these great resources!
Fri, 13 Nov 2015 12:52:00 GMT
Staff and students of Williamwood High once again held their bi-annual STEM Fair and what an occasion it was!
Mon, 26 Oct 2015 15:07:00 GMT
Make sure to sign up for a very special Junior Saltire this year!
Fri, 09 Oct 2015 11:08:00 BST
30 local school pupils learn there is more to Devro than collagen casings.
Thu, 09 Jul 2015 12:14:00 BST
Combining with local business and industry, St Joseph's Academy hopes for a more collaborative future.
Tue, 07 Jul 2015 10:56:00 BST
Celebrate STEM success with the STEMNET Awards!
Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:26:00 BST
Engineering firm Atkins invite high school students into their Glasgow office for their first ever STEM Night.
Tue, 09 Jun 2015 14:00:00 BST
Launched by the Women's Engineering Society NWED 2015 is fast approaching. Show your support and get involved!
Tue, 02 Jun 2015 16:33:00 BST
Running from the 4th - 14th June, this year promises to be the GSF's best year yet.
Wed, 20 May 2015 16:58:00 BST
IESIS have organised a series of illustrated talks to inspire, excite and encourage school pupils to consider a career in professional engineering.
Tue, 05 May 2015 15:55:00 BST
STEM Ambassador Rosannah Jackson describes what motivated her to successfully undertake the leadership of an Anatomy STEM Club at Boclair Academy.
Fri, 01 May 2015 10:58:00 BST
MoSSFest puts out a call to all science based businesses and organisations in preparation for this years event.
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 11:23:00 BST
Gopher Science announces small grant availability for schools to host their own GS day
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 15:36:00 GMT
St Thomas Aquinas RC Secondary School in Jordanhill, Glasgow this month decided for the first time to harness the potential of STEM Speed Networking within their school.
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 17:09:00 GMT
We asked Ambassador and Software Engineer for BT Keith Kirk to give us his view on the STEM Ambassador experience.
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:06:00 GMT
One of the first public showings of a new film from local filmmakers Kenny Caldwell (from Auchinleck) and Rab Wilson (from New Cumnock).
Tue, 26 May 2015 10:49:00 BST
STEM Ambassadors, who comprise undergrads, postgrads and staff has this year reached the unprecedented total of 300 within the University of Glasgow.
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:16:00 GMT
3 weeks left to apply to the first round of the Society of Biology Regional Grant Scheme in Scotland.
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 09:29:00 GMT
Atkins are offering the opportunity for your school to hold an Engineering Careers Event where young people can gain a valuable insight into what it is an Engineer does.
Wed, 04 Feb 2015 11:58:00 GMT
We asked STEM Ambassador Amanda Wilson how she feels the STEM Ambassador programme impacts on the education of children within the school she volunteers in.
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:49:00 GMT
Turnbull High School gives S2 pupils a flavour of what a future in a STEM career could be like.
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:44:00 GMT
I'm a Scientist and I'm an Engineer will be running during British Science Week this March to get your classroom buzzing with real science and engineering.
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 11:47:00 GMT
The RSC's Spectroscopy in a Suitcase scheme is an outreach activity which gives school students the chance to learn about spectroscopy through hands-on experience.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:25:00 GMT
STEMNET is pleased to announce the launch of STEM Clubs Week. This will take place Monday 02 –Friday 06 February 2015.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:53:00 GMT
22nd DEC 2014
DIY Faraday Challenge training 28th January 4-6pm, University of Glasgow
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:31:00 GMT
17 DEC 2014
Code Club Networking Event
13th January 6:30-8:30pm University of Glasgow
Thu, 10 May 2018 09:59:00 BST
An exciting new TEDx event is being introduced for the Year of Young People 2018. To coincide with the Year of Young People in 2018, TEDxGlasgow will be running the first TEDxYouth@Glasgow event. This major event will be delivered in partnership with Scottish Government, EventScotland, Glasgow Clyde Education Foundation and Glasgow Clyde College.