Science Connects Update - September 2020

September is an exciting month for STEM engagement and also recognition for those organisations, clubs, initiatives or individuals making a real impact on young people! Nominations for The STEM Inspiration Awards can be submitted until 27 September - learn more here.


I'm a Scientist, Stay at Home! is back for Autumn! The online STEM enrichment activity puts school pupils in direct contact with real scientists, and everyone can take part, whether as a STEM Ambassador, or as a teacher with your school. It’s running from September through December, find out more here.

Glasgow Science Festival is also bringing you an online programme from September to November! Find out more in our news story.


Lastly, Volunteer Scotland have introduced a new digital process for non COVID-19 applications to the PVG scheme, meaning STEM Ambassadors joining the programme in Scotland can now complete both their training and PVG application process fully online. Full details of the steps necessary will be provided by your Hub after you have registered.


First published: 29 September 2020

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