All About STEM NEWS

All About STEM is always out and about. Here we bring you stories of what we've done and news items about things we're planning. We're adding new items regularly so come back to see what we're up to.

Booms, Bangs and Fizzes!
May 29th 2014

Booms, Bangs and Fizzes!

After our latest Big Bang North West reveal we thought you’d like to know more about some of our amazing …

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National Science and Engineering Competition
May 29th 2014

National Science and Engineering Competition

There is still plenty of time to enter your projects for the National Science and Engineering Competition. The regional heat …

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The Big Bang North West Update!
May 28th 2014

The Big Bang North West Update!

Yes! It’s time for another Big Bang North West update! Here at STEM House the whole team is buzzing with excitement as …

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STEM Clubs Jamboree
May 19th 2014

STEM Clubs Jamboree

The STEM clubs Jamboree will be the largest meeting of the STEM clubs in the North West. There will be …

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What do young people think of our events? Read all about it!!!
May 16th 2014

What do young people think of our events? Read all about it!!!

Year Nine Chemistry at Work Day 2014 Tuesday 13th May 2014 Daresbury Science and Innovation Campus Molly Hitchmough    Year 9 …

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Robot Wars – Open Heat!
May 15th 2014

Robot Wars – Open Heat!

The pressure was on yesterday as our open heat entrants battled it out for a place in the Robot Challenge …

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A pyramid as big as a T-Rex?
May 14th 2014

A pyramid as big as a T-Rex?

Yes, this straw-built pyramid prototype may not look like much… but imagine it large scale, built in number and stacked to the rafters …

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Chemistry at Work went off with a BANG!
May 14th 2014

Chemistry at Work went off with a BANG!

Not literally! Our Chemistry at Work days have been a rip-roaring success and I think we enjoyed them as much …

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NHS sponsors The Big Bang North West!
May 12th 2014

NHS sponsors The Big Bang North West!

We are overjoyed to announce that one of our key sponsors for The Big Bang North West will be…. (drumroll please) …the …

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Geology Rocks!
May 12th 2014

Geology Rocks!

Yes, in the name of science we will even find a home for rocks! Our very own Dr Liz Hind …

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Daresbury Laboratory School Science Prize
May 09th 2014

Daresbury Laboratory School Science Prize

Daresbury Laboratory is holding its 2014 Annual School Science Prize. To stand a chance of winning the 1st prize, an …

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The Big Bang North West: Sponsors – We need you!
May 08th 2014

The Big Bang North West: Sponsors – We need you!

Are you a business or organisation looking to sponsor a high profile event or perhaps you’ve just thought of one who might? …

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Love Robot Wars? Join our Robot Day open heat!
May 06th 2014

Love Robot Wars? Join our Robot Day open heat!

Calling all secondary schools in the Greater Merseyside region! Did you miss out on entering a year 9/10 team at …

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Professor Brian Cox calls for young scientists and engineers
May 01st 2014

Professor Brian Cox calls for young scientists and engineers

Professor Brian Cox has continually backed the development of young scientists and engineers in the UK but this year he’s …

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Fab Lab join forces with MerseySTEM
April 28th 2014

Fab Lab join forces with MerseySTEM

We are overjoyed to have Fab Lab Ellesmere Port on board with us here at MerseySTEM. The team are amazing and …

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Off to Aintree – The Big Bang cometh!
April 25th 2014

Off to Aintree – The Big Bang cometh!

What a day we had on Tuesday! Aintree was nothing short of awesome and it was so exciting for us to …

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Plus Dane Staff Share Their Skills
April 24th 2014

Plus Dane Staff Share Their Skills

Download the Plus Dane STEM Ambassador Brochure Plus Dane staff have signed up to become STEM ambassadors, helping to enrich …

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The Vikings are coming!
April 17th 2014

The Vikings are coming!

We promised you bigger and better and The Big Bang Northwest 2014 is going to be huge… so much so, …

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My spidey-senses are tingling!
April 17th 2014

My spidey-senses are tingling!

Hi! I’m Selena and I’m the newest member of MerseySTEM’s team… no, I don’t get to wear Lycra but I am …

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Mathematics in STEM – How does it fit?
April 16th 2014

Mathematics in STEM – How does it fit?

MerseySTEM Communications Manager Dr Elizabeth Hind gave a paper on Mathematics in STEM education. She spoke at STEM fairs about how the Big Bang …

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