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MerseySTEM attends The Big Bang @ Parliament!
On the 5th of November 2015 MerseySTEM’s Managing Director Michelle Dow, attended The Big Bang @ Parliament. Invited by Stephen Metcalfe MP on behalf of the Parliamentary & Scientific Committee with Engineering UK.
MerseySTEM were highlighted on social media during the event by The Big Bang Fair and Tomorrow’s Engineers as an organisation championing STEM and Women in STEM.
The Big Bang Fair is Europe’s largest science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) event for young people and The Big Bang @ Parliament aims to give politicians, policy-makers and the business community the chance to meet award-winning young scientists and engineers, and experience the careers inspiration behind The Big Bang Fairs.
The Big Bang @ Parliament is part of Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, a collaboration between the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the engineering community. The aim of the Week is to bring engineering to life for young people and to promote the message that engineering offers rewarding, creative and well-paid job opportunities for young men and women, in a broad range of dynamic environments like music, sport, computer gaming, construction, fashion, film special effects and environmental technology.
MerseySTEM’s Managing Director Michelle Dow said, “As facilitators of STEM in schools across the region and contract holders for The Big Bang North West, MerseySTEM are excited to attend to The Big Bang @ Parliament.”
“We also host The National Science + Engineering Competition at The Big Bang North West and our regional winners St Julie’s Catholic High School have had the opportunity to showcase their amazing project to guests and MPs. We are unbelievably proud to see them here and discuss more inspiring ideas to promote STEM!”« Back To News