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RS Components reveals the winners of its STEM Extraordinary Engineering Challenge

RS Components (RS) has unveiled the winners of its STEM Extraordinary Engineering Challenge, which tasked primary and secondary schoolchildren across the UK with designing an engineering solution to address a current global challenge, such as poverty and hunger, pollution or climate change. In the 7-11 age category, the winner is …

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RS Components joins forces with VEX Robotics to set summer STEM coding challenge

RS Components (RS) has paired up with educational robotics systems provider VEX Robotics to launch its latest STEM initiative for 8- to 16-year olds. The online challenge tasks students with writing code to enable a virtual robot to deliver ingredients to a production line in a virtual crisp factory. The …

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How many women choose a degree in tech and science

From Marie Curie and Rosalind Franklin, to the contemporary Cori Bargmann, women have contributed immensely in the world of science and technology. And while it used to be, and still is, a male dominated industry; the number of women choosing to study related degrees is growing year by year. In …

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RS strengthens commitment to STEM promotion with support for global challenge

RS Components (RS) has strengthened its commitment to inspiring tomorrow’s engineers by becoming the headline sponsor of the FIRST LEGO League competition in the UK and Ireland, and hosting an East Midlands regional tournament, held in Corby. The RS innovation truck, Titan II, was in attendance at the recent regional tournament, …

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Make UK partners with Next Gen Makers to inspire young engineers

Make UK, the manufacturers’ organisation, has partnered with Next Gen Makers in order to help manufacturers to attract, recruit and inspire more young engineers, into the sector. The move will see Make UK become the headline sponsor of the Birmingham region of the Next Gen Makers Engineering Careers Prospectus 2020, …

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BrightSparks 2020 initiative celebrates the talent and entrepreneurship of the UK’s young engineers

RS Components (RS) has announced it is partnering with Electronics Weekly for a fourth year to launch EW BrightSparks, an initiative to showcase the brightest and most talented young electronics engineers in the UK today. EW BrightSparks is designed to celebrate a group of young engineers who are making a difference …

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Three outstanding women celebrated as Young Woman Engineers of the Year

Three young female engineers have been recognised at the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards for their work in engineering. IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Ying Wan Loh (28), is a Manufacturing Engineer for Rolls-Royce plc. Ying completed an MPhil in …

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Harwin Academy students provided with latest technology

Harwin continues to show its credentials in respect to the further promotion of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to younger generations. In order to ensure that students attending Havant & South Downs College (HSDC) have access to the hardware necessary to support their ongoing education, it is donating a …

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Call for volunteers from diverse backgrounds

EngineeringUK is seeking enthusiastic STEM professionals from wide-ranging backgrounds to volunteer across one of its programmes for young people. The Big Bang Fair, Robotics Challenge and Energy Quest programmes would love to see more volunteer applications from women, scientists and engineers from LGBTQI and different ethnic backgrounds, and apprentices and …

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UK’s largest celebration of STEM, The Big Bang Fair, announces new series of regional events

Schools and families will have the chance to be inspired by scientists and engineers on their doorstep with a new series of regional events announced today by the organisers of The Big Bang Fair, the country’s largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths for young people. Last year the …

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