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National Women in Engineering Events

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The Outbox Incubator Initiative

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Soapbox Science 2015

30/05/2015 - 30/05/2015

Soapbox Science is a novel public outreach platform for promoting women scientists and the science they do. London’s Southbank will be transformed into a hub of scientific learning and discussion, as some of the UK’s leading female scientists take to their soapboxes to showcase science to the general public. 2015 saw strong competition among speakers to appear at this event with over 35 applications received. One of STEMNET's very own STEM Ambassadors, Dr. Joanna Barstow (University of Oxford) was one of the lucky winners and is set to get up on her soapbox to discuss “Finding Earth Mark Two: habitable worlds and how to search for them”.  More about Soapbox Science 2015 London.  

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Soapbox Science 2015

30/05/2015

Soapbox Science is a novel public outreach platform for promoting women scientists and the science they do. London’s Southbank will be transformed into a hub of scientific learning and discussion, as some of the UK’s leading female scientists take to their soapboxes to showcase science to the general public.

2015 saw strong competition among speakers to appear at this event with over 35 applications received. One of STEMNET’s very own STEM Ambassadors, Dr. Joanna Barstow (University of Oxford) was one of the lucky winners and is set to get up on her soapbox to discuss “Finding Earth Mark Two: habitable worlds and how to search for them”. 

More about Soapbox Science 2015 London.

 

National Women in Engineering Day Events

23/06/2015

A range of local events are taking place to support the aims of National Women in Engineering Day.

The day celebrates the achievements of women in engineering and aims to help encourage young women to consider opportunities available to them. A range local activities and events that STEMNET has been advised about, and that supporting STEM, on or around the National Women in Engineering day can be viewed here: www.stemnet.org.uk/national-women-in-engineering-events

 

World Space Week

04/10/2015 - 10/10/2015

World Space Week (WSW) is an international celebration of all things space and focuses on science and technology and its role in the past, present and future of mankind.

The theme for WSW 2015 is “Discovery” which allows the opportunity for all types of STEM activities. Schools in particular, are encouraged to use this exciting opportunity to promote interest in STEM subjects through space themed education and outreach events.

Everyone is welcome to register their World Space Week event via the BIS website at www.bis-space.com/wsw 

 

STEM Clubs Week 2016

01/02/2016 - 05/02/2016

STEM Clubs Week takes place in the first week of February. In 2016 it will run from 1-5 February.
Find out more about STEM Clubs Week and see what schools did in 2015:    www.stemclubs.net/stem-clubs-week-2015