- Enabling young people to make informed decisions about future career paths in and from STEM
- Supporting industry in reducing the STEM skills gap
- Supporting teachers in delivery of the STEM curricula
- Raising the profile of science and engineering
STEM Summer School: 14-16th July!
14-16 July @ University of Brighton
The STEM Summer School offers Year 12 students from under represented groups the chance to experience the opportunities, facilities and support provided to university undergraduates enrolled onto STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) courses.
Nuffield Research Placements 2014
Deadline for student applications: 31st March!
Financially supported 4 week summer research placements for Year 12s studying science, technology, engineering or maths.
Big Bang Fair South East
Tuesday 1st July 2014
Bookings are now open for the Big Bang Fair South East. This will be held on Tuesday 1st July at the South of England Showground near Haywards Heath, West Sussex.
Big Bang fairs aim to raise awareness, improve perception and inspire young people to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). If you don't know what to expect, a video from last year's event can be seen here.
To secure your spot, complete the online registration now.
The Big Bang Fair South East is the culmination of Crawley STEMfest. Find out more about Crawley STEMfest.
The Big Bang @ The Observatory Science Centre
Friday 21st March 2014
The Big Bang @ The Observatory Science Centre (Hailsham) is a smaller version of the main celebration event - the Big Bang Fair South East. As well as the many hands-on activities provided by the Observatory Science Centre, KS3 students will have the chance to talk to STEM Ambassadors and local employers about the many varied careers open to them. Big Bang @ The Observatory Science Centre is part of the Big Bang South East programme and is being held on Friday 21st March.
Places are very limited, so to secure your space please register at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/BigBang-OSC
Dates for your diary
National Science and Engineering Week 2014
14 -23 March 2014
National Women in Engineering Day
23rd June 2014.
The British Science Association CREST Awards are a nationally recognised accreditation scheme for project work in the fields of STEM. The aim of the awards is to motivate and build confidence in students, encouraging them to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
STEMNetworking can provide you with many new ways to promote the STEM subjects and related careers.