After a few months of developing our website and getting our engineers to think about their research bookmarks (yes we have awesome bookmarks) we finally started taking our engineers into schools. One of the first visit we did was last wee, to a couple of schools in Darlington. In the image below you can see […]
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We are back from summer break and ready to engage! Our valiant Tales of Engineering engineers gathered once again at NUSTEM HQ to learn and reflect about engaging with young children in the classroom. From bacteria bombs to sliding wardrobes, they tried to sell “snake oil” to pirates and fashion models as part of their […]
Ready… set … engineer! Our first meeting for Tales of Engineering took place in July 2019 at Northumbria University, where a small group of engineers were generally terrified with the idea of reading to young children and becoming engineering ambassadors! We had a good look through a few available engineering story books and decided to […]
NUSTEM has been awarded a prestigious Ingenious Public Engagement Award by the Royal Academy of Engineering to support our Tales of Engineering project. The project will connect professional engineers with pre-school children and their families to share their love of Engineering. In relaxed and friendly activity sessions, engineers and families will read an engineering-related storybook […]
How Physics and Maths Make a Difference in the World Each year NUSTEM organises a series of Sixth Form Evening lectures for students in North East schools. With the help of Northumbria University’s academic community and local employers we explore how physics and maths are used in the world around us. The aim is to […]