STEM Partnership judges meet today to decide the winners of the first STEM Student Journalist Awards. emda’s Jodie Delbridge, Ignite Futures Director Rick Hall and STEM Partnership chair Cathy Brown must choose the Best under 16 years reporter, Best over 16 years reporter and the most engaged Educational Institution from reports and assignments which began in April this year. The Awards, hosted by BBC TV’s Des Coleman, take place on Wednesday 10th December at the National Space Centre with prizes sponsored by 3M and bioKnex. All reporters will receive a certificate and a free pass to the National Space Centre.
STEM Student Journalists, draw from schools, colleges, and HEI across the region and are helping to promote the value of education and careers in science, technology, engineering and maths – all part of the £6 million investment emda is making into this sector.