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STEM jobs at Museums Northumberland

NUSTEM have been collaborating with Museums Northumberland this…
11 December, 2019/by Carol

First conNecTed device prototypes

Our friends from the Life Science Centre visited us today, and…
22 November, 2019/by Jonathan

NUSTEM: The year in Numbers

2 October, 2019/by Carol

Kate Winter on Bloomberg

Remember when former NUSTEM staffer Dr. Kate Winter went to…
29 July, 2019/by Jonathan

2019 WISE Awards: Finalist!

NUSTEM are delighted to be recognised by the WISE Campaign as…
26 July, 2019/by Jonathan

Tales of Engineering – call for volunteers

Some of our primary books



NUSTEM has been awarded a prestigious…
10 July, 2019/by Antonio Portas

Educate North Awards 2019

20 March, 2019/by Carol

National Careers Week 2019 – putting careers in the curriculum

6 March, 2019/by Carol

Nuffield Research Placements

26 February, 2019/by Becky Wilson

Bullwhips, breaking the sound barrier, and science in progress

New year resolution: blog more.



We’ve been big fans of…
4 January, 2019/by Jonathan

Kate in Antarctica: Life on Base

Kate’s been stuck inside with bad weather – windy, with…
3 January, 2019/by Jonathan

Kate in Antarctica!

Kate's made it to the Princess Elisabeth Research Station, which…
27 December, 2018/by Jonathan

Kate in Cape Town

Our intrepid geologist Kate has made it about as far South as…
21 December, 2018/by Jonathan

Kate’s heading to Antarctica!

Long-term NUSTEM partners will recognise Dr. Kate Winter's name…
3 December, 2018/by Jonathan

Can parents help ‘nudge’ students into choosing STEM A-levels?

When young people are asked who has provided them with careers…
19 November, 2018/by Carol

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week

This week is Tomorrow’s Engineers Week. Back for its sixth…
5 November, 2018/by Jonathan

Sixth Form Evening Lectures: the 2018 edition

How Physics and Maths Make a Difference in the World
Each…
24 September, 2018/by Antonio Portas

Summer Holiday Happenings

One of the great things about working in the university, is that…
21 July, 2018/by Carol

Plan B

As part of the ESH Building my Skills programme each year, NUSTEM…
20 June, 2018/by Carol

Why not Physics?

Last month, the Institute of Physics released a report called…
13 June, 2018/by Carol

Leaky pipeline or drip irrigation system

The leaky pipeline is a recurring metaphor in discussions about…
19 March, 2018/by Carol

@NUSTEMxmas: our festive, robotic, IoT glockenspiel

Every now and then, we (Jonathan and Joe) get an idea stuck in…
14 December, 2017/by Joe Shimwell

New opportunities: GET North resources, Whole School Gender Equality, Computing resource grants

If you’re the sort of person who’s involved and engaged with…
28 November, 2017/by Jonathan