Tag Archives: stem

RS Components plays a leading role in the ‘electronica Experience’ aimed at the next generation of engineers

RS Components (RS) is playing a major part in the inaugural ‘electronica Experience’ at this year’s electronica trade fair in Munich. Taking place in the brand new Hall C6, the electronica Experience aims to deliver advice and a first-hand technology experience to young people to help inspire them to pursue …

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Manufacturers make school engagement top priority

In partnership with the Careers Enterprise Company, EEF has launched a new guide showing Britain’s manufacturers how to engage with schools effectively to boost the number of talented young people entering the sector as a career. Some of the UK’s largest companies are also helping schools improve their careers advice …

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Tech skills dominated STE(A)M job postings in 2017

Recently released research from Emsi has highlighted just how dominant the technology sector is in STE(A)M job expansion. In the research, commissioned by STE(A)M education charity EDT in partnership with global technology company Leonardo, it was demonstrated that of the major STE(A)M skill categories for which jobs were posted in 2017, …

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‘Geek Girl’ gamers are more likely to study science and technology degrees

Girls who play video games are three times more likely to choose physical science, technology, engineering or maths (PSTEM) degrees compared to their non-gaming counterparts, according to new research from the University of Surrey. The study, funded by the British Academy and published in the journal Computers in Human Behaviour, found that 13-14 year …

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IET celebrates women in engineering with an exciting new exhibition

A thought-provoking new exhibition is launching at IET London: Savoy Place which will celebrate and showcase women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). The launch coincides with Ada Lovelace Day Live! which recognises the most inspirational women in STEM.  Ada Lovelace Day, on Tuesday 9 October, is an annual …

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Research shows why studying STE(A)M is a good investment for young people

Students studying science, technology, engineering, (arts) and maths [STE(A)M] subjects at college or university show good returns on the time and money they invest according to a recently released study. The study by labour market data experts Emsi said that students studying STE(A)M in FY2016/17 could expect a 13.4% average annual return on their investment over their career employment. …

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Renishaw and Bristol Music Trust bring music to engineering

Renishaw has teamed up with the Bristol Music Trust charity to combine science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and music education for children in Bristol, UK. As part of the collaboration, Renishaw is demonstrating the role that fun and creativity plays in engineering by supporting Beat Lab, an interactive music-tech …

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