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Illustrations To Inspire Girls In STEM

Recent reports have shown that there’s a massive skill requirement for engineering upcoming over the next few years with one in five schoolchildren having to become an engineer to fill that gap in the UK. Considering 15% of UK engineering graduates are female and only 9% of engineering professionals, we can start to fill this gap today by encouraging more girls to pursue STEM, ensuring …

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Britain's first astronaut, Helen Sharman, with High Tunstall College of Science students in Hartlepool, UK, launching its STEM initiative. [Copyright: Hartlepool Mail]

Inspiring The Next Generation During British Science Week

This one’s for the Brits. British Science Week (11-20th March) is being celebrated around the UK this week, organised by the British Science Association. Fortunately, I’m in the UK at the moment and excited to be attending events, especially those focused on space. One popular event in particular, out of the thousands planned, is the …

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New Scholarships For Women In STEM

If you or someone you know are looking to study an undergraduate degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) then there are 2 scholarships that you should consider! Cards Against Humanity – Science Ambassador Scholarship The popular card game Cards Against Humanity are funding a full tuition scholarship for a woman seeking an undergraduate degree in …

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The Untold Story of the New Horizons Mission Team

Tomorrow (July 14) at 7:49 am EDT we see a dwarf planet up-close for the first time, but behind this historic achievement is a team of brilliant, hard-working women. The New Horizons mission will fly-by Pluto tomorrow after travelling through the Solar System for over 9 years, allowing the world to learn about this icy dwarf …

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Inspirational Google Doodles Remember Sally Ride, The First American Woman In Space

Today’s Google doodles celebrate what would’ve been the 64th birthday of Sally Ride, the first American woman in space. Throughout her career at NASA Sally  informed major space policy decisions by being a presidential panel member of the 2009 Review of United States Human Spaceflight Plans Committee. This was an independent review of US Human Spaceflight …

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Girls Do Science Too

  “I just think that inventing is for boys because they have Albert Einstein — he invented, he was a guy — and Benjamin Franklin also.” A powerful new video “Girls Do Science” by Microsoft’s DigiGirlz campaign aspires to show why girls are lacking in STEM fields. DigiGirlz gives high school girls the opportunity to learn about careers …

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