We are pleased to have Martin on board as one of our STEM Ambassadors," commented Jan Peters, Director of Katalytik, who organised the event for STEM Wiltshire and Dorset, part of the STEMNET network.
It is IRG's intention to strengthen its relationship with STEMNET and those associations and educational programmes across the globe that help connect the educational dots in the Aerospace domain.
Sunderland University is hosting a STEMNET (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Network) event tomorrow, which aims to create opportunities and inspire young people's career decisions in these areas.
Held during National Science Week and Engineering Week and involving up to 180 students, STEMNET is designed to enthuse students about their options for university progression and career choices by engaging with local and national employers, as well as academics from the university.
Evelyn Richardson, business development manager at the university, said: "This is the first major event the university is hosting in conjunction with STEMNET and we hope it will to inspire young people.
The event was sponsored by STEMNET
, a network which aims to inspire young people in science, technology, engineering and maths.
The students were chosen because of their schools' links with STEMNET
Since its inception in 2013, through partnering with TeachFirst, MyKindaCrowd and STEMNET
, IT Futures has helped reach over 25,000 young people across the UK with IT challenges, coding and application design competitions and classroom teaching.
Kirsten Bodley, Chief Executive of STEMNET, outlines what has been achieved over ten years of the STEM Ambassador Programme, and shows how the latest STEMNET Award winners can inspire employers, schools and individuals to build on this over the next decade.
This is what STEMNET (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Network) was established to do.
CGG has won a national award at the UK s 2014 STEMNET
Awards ceremony held at the House of Lords, London.
To reinforce its commitment to this programme, the company has been supporting the Department for Business Innovation and Skills STEMNET
initiative and recently registered its 100th employee as a STEM Ambassador.