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STEM Inspiration Awards 2019: shortlist announced

Published: Oct 9, 2019 2 min read

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STEM Inspiration Awards 2018 final event

We are very pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2019 STEM Inspiration Awards.

Awarded by STEM Learning and sponsored by UK Research and Innovation, the STEM Inspiration Awards celebrate outstanding individuals and organisations who inspire young people to pursue STEM subjects throughout education and into STEM careers.

The winner of each category will be announced at an awards event in London on 5 November 2019. Winners over the age of 18 will then be invited to attend an exclusive visit to CERN, Switzerland, with the opportunity to see cutting edge science in action, as well as meet top engineers, technicians and physicists from across the facility.

Here's the shortlist in full:

Innovation in STEM Inspiration

Dragon LNG
Hull Greenpower Car Race
Fast Trackers (Network Rail and Mott MacDonald)
University of Glasgow, Chemistry Outreach Group (COG)

Outstanding Contribution to Widening Participation, Diversity and Inclusion in STEM

Rebecca Ballantyne (Sellafield Ltd)
Sarah Chapman (3M United Kingdom)
Ronier Deumeni (Jacobs)
Brenda Yearsley (Seewomen/Seeme - Siemens)

Outstanding STEM Club

Ashton on Mersey Secondary school
Brooksward Science Club
Downlands Community School​

Outstanding STEM Ambassador

Lee Betts (RAF)
Sarah Chapman (3M United Kingdom)
Jenny Warhurst (WSP)

Outstanding New STEM Ambassador

Tim Chapman (Fujitsu )
Matthew Kempa (Just Eat)
Connie Wilson (BAE Systems)

Inspirational STEM Employer

Radiotherapy, Beacon Centre
Raytheon UK
RS Components
Thales Air Defence Group
Unipres UK Limited

Inspirational STEM Technician

Kelly Board (Bristol Free School)
Chloe Molloson (Rolls-Royce)
Stephen Pickles (Renishaw)
Emily Wilson (Ove Arup)


Congratulations to everyone on our shortlist, the standard of applications this year was very high so this is a great achievement.