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Siemens offers 33 UK university students early careers opportunities after recruitment drive

Siemens has continued its drive to increase the number of women in engineering with a recruitment event to spot the STEM talent of the future. Female students from universities across the UK attended Siemens’ UK headquarters in Manchester where they met inspirational women engineers at various stages of their careers. …

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Siemens’ virtual work experience giving young people head start to STEM career

Siemens has transformed its work experience programme for young people during the pandemic using a virtual delivery platform. Like many other organisations, Siemens had to cancel and postpone in-person events in response to the coronavirus outbreak. It used the challenge to redesign and rethink its work experience strategy and programme …

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MTC hosts webinars to promote diversity in engineering

The Manufacturing Technology Centre’s Tilly Shilling Initiative is hosting a series of virtual webinars to promote diversity and inclusivity  in engineering and manufacturing. The series of seven webinars, run in conjunction with Oxfordshire Advanced Skills, aims to encourage diversity, inclusion and family balance in STEM and the engineering community. The …

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Farnell shipping expanded range of education kits from DFRobot

Farnell has expanded its range of educational devices from DFRobot. DF Robot’s user-friendly open-source hardware and software tools are designed to inspire future creators by offering an introduction to electronic project design. Farnell now stocks more than 140 products from DFRobot including a series of robotics kits and the popular …

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Renishaw inspires future female engineers with all-female work experience week

To encourage more female secondary school students to consider a career in engineering, Gloucestershire-based global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, held its first ever all-female virtual work experience week in April 2021. The week was part of Renishaw’s virtual engineering work experience scheme, which will host 140 students in years 10 …

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Looking back on British Science Week

To encourage young people to consider STEM careers, global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, held three virtual science workshops for school children. During one of the workshops, attendees made CD spectrometers using a cereal box, a CD, scissors and different light sources. The spectrometers helped the students learn about the different …

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element14 Presents celebrates 500th episode with ‘Build Inside the Box’ challenge

After more than a decade of building projects, tearing down hardware, and educating viewers on electronics components and products, element14.com, an Avnet community, is approaching its 500th episode of element14 presents. As a special way to mark the occasion, element14 is inviting global community members to help design its ‘Build Inside the Box’ …

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Siemens’ Digital Twin car design game drives next generation towards engineering

Siemens has launched a new free, fun, online car design simulation game to inspire children’s interest in STEM subjects. The Digital Twin Challenge puts players in the position of chief designer of a new model of car. Aimed at KS3 pupils, 11-14 year old’s, the interactive game involves designing and …

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NMIS launches new scheme to support STEM graduates into employment amid pandemic

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) today announced that it will be offering 30 recent STEM graduates from across Scotland, the chance to work with its engineers and researchers as part of a new scheme aimed at helping those who are struggling to find work due to the economic impact …

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New STEM lesson plans from RS Components explore the technology and teamwork that drive a winning racing team

RS Components (RS) has unveiled the latest in its Imagine-X series of online STEM lesson plans, which provide teachers in the UK with free curriculum-aligned resources for pupils aged 7–14. The new lessons, entitled Driven to Inspire: The Science of Going Fast, are themed around motorsport, bringing them to life …

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