27 Oct 2008
From October 30 to 31 Nottingham is proud to be hosting the 5th national Science City Summit. As one of the nation’s six Science Cities, Nottingham will be drawing scientists from all over the UK to take part in the event.
23 Oct 2008
Over 116 sixth-form students and 29 engineers will get to grips with real engineering challenges over the coming months as part of this year’s East Midlands Engineering Education Scheme (England) (EESE).
14 Oct 2008
Young scientists, engineers and technologists across the region are being challenged to show their creativity skills in a schools’ competition at the 5th Annual Celebration of Schools’ Science and Engineering in the East Midlands.
10 Oct 2008
Budding young engineers are being invited to invent exciting new products in a competition from the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) award-winning Faraday programme. Faraday is a unique resource for teachers of science, design and technology, engineering and maths. The competition calls for inventors to develop a new product using an intelligent material called d3o. The company which produces d3o operates at the cutting edge of materials development and application.
09 Oct 2008
Looking for funds to support your public engagement activities during National Science and Engineering Week 2009? You could be eligible for a RCUK National Science and Engineering Week Award 2009.
07 Oct 2008
Britain’s most outstanding young science and engineering talent will soon be able to battle it out for one of two new national awards in an exciting new competition. The National Science Competition is seeking the UK Young Scientist of the Year and the UK Young Technologist of the Year. Each winner will receive an array of substantial prizes including a large cash prize and chances to represent the UK at renowned international science conferences and fairs or other once-in-a-lifetime opportunities.
03 Oct 2008
The country’s first Space Academy will be launched by Science and Innovation Minister, Ian Pearson MP, to young people from schools and colleges throughout the East Midlands thanks to a £990,000 grant from East Midlands Development Agency (emda). The Space Academy has been set up at the National Space Centre in Leicester, with partners at the University of Leicester, the University of Nottingham, the Regional Science Learning Centre for the East Midlands and STEMNET. Click here to view BBC East Midlands Today clip http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/leicestershire/7647474.stm
01 Oct 2008
Ignition* are currently recruiting schools, scientists, engineers, technologists, mathematicians and creative practitioners based in the East Midlands who are interested devising and running their own creative STEM activities and events during National Science and Engineering Week (6th-15th March 2009).