Your guide to key STEM events in the region and throughout the UK.
National Science and Engineering Week 2010 (12 - 21 March) will be a unique opportunity to engage and enthuse new audiences with the wonder of science and the miracles of modern engineering.
The East Midlands Briefing Evening (5th October 2009) will be an opportunity for new event organisers to learn about the 2010 theme (Earth), find how to organise an event, raise cash, gain publicity and network with other organisers new and old and how to apply for grants including the East Midlands one, details of which will be announced at the event.
This event will be of particular interest to teachers, who will be able to find out about how to link the theme with inspiring activities in their classrooms. But there are many other groups who could stage events including libraries, environmental groups, colleges and universities,
To book tickets please visit www.nsewem.org.uk.
STEM Student Journalist Workshop
Come along to find out about how you can get involved in the project and learn key reporting skills in our interactive workshops. Also, find out how you can take part in this years competition, with the following awards up for grabs...
Workshop 1: BBC Video Journalist Brady Haran
Brady will discuss video journalism, how traditional STEM videos are made and what he thinks makes a good STEM report, including examples of his own.
Workshop 2: Report Writing Tips
The STEM Student Journalist Team will take you through the key skills in report writing and interview techniques. This interactive workshop will get you to test your newly learnt skills on the spot.
Launch of the Engineering Education Scheme for 2009/10 in the East Midlands. EES is an EDT Programme which links teams of four Year 12 students and their teacher with local companies to work on real, scientific, engineering and technological problems.
For students in years 11, 12 & 13. As part of the 2009 International Year of Astronomy the Gemini Observatory is offering the opportunity for students from UK schools and science clubs to use one of the world’s largest telescopes to remotely observe an astronomical body. Closing date 16th October 2009.
This is the videogame festival designed to bring the people who make games together with the people who love them
9.15 am – 5.00 pm
Registration desk opens at 8:30 am at the Nottingham Council House Reception.
The aim of the conference is to bring together academics and practitioners to showcase practice and to mainstream research ideas and outcomes. It will introduce a wider audience to key findings and products from research and will illustrate how practice feeds back into and informs research. Joint academic-practitioner papers are welcomed; the conference will create a forum for two-way communication between the academic and practitioner communities.
Delegate Rate: £60 per person
Student Rate: £30 per person
The exhibition will showcase a range of innovative research and applications using interactive technologies.
(Conference Exhibition Opens at 8.30 am)
The aim of the conference is to bring together academics and practitioners to showcase practice and to mainstream research ideas and outcomes. It will introduce a wider audience to key findings and products from research and will illustrate how practice feeds back into and informs research. The conference will create a forum for two-way communication between the academic and practitioner communities.
Do you know of any 11-18 year olds who have done an amazing project or invented something new? If so then you should encourage them to enter the 2010 National Science and Engineering Competition. They should have completed a project or activity in any field of science, technology, engineering or maths. There is over £50,000 of prizes to win for both teams and individuals in three age categories. The best entries will be invited to present their projects at The Big Bang: UK Young Scientists’ and Engineers’ Fair, in Manchester on 11-13 March 2010. The two individual winners in the senior category will also gain the titles of UK Young Scientist of the Year and UK Young Technologist of the Year. Closing date for entries is 30th October 2009.