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Driverless - Who Is In Control?

12 June 2019 - October 2020

A model of the NOC's Autosub Long Range AUV will be part of a new exhibition at the Science Museum in London.

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Apprentice Mechanical Fitter

In this video, Dean Scaife talks about the skills he needs as he works as an Apprentice Mechanical Fitter. He discusses why his job is important in the overall scheme of the ship build and how he can apply the skills he uses in his job to his everyday home life. 

Foreman Fitter

Stephen Turpin is a Foreman Fitter who has worked his way up through the ranks to his current role. Here he talks about how he climbed up the career ladder and why maths, physics and chemistry is important.

Mechanical Design Engineer

In this video, Sam Creed discusses how playing with Lego in his youth sparked his interest in engineering and how those skills and experiences still apply in his role today.


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Royal Ceremonial Naming for the RRS Sir David Attenborough

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Sir David Attenborough are among those attending the Royal Ceremonial Naming of the new Polar Research Ship at the Cammell Laird shipyard on Thursday 26 September 2019.The ceremony of the RRS Sir David Attenborough is the highlight of a three-day celebration of UK science,...

Connect your classroom live to the Arctic

AXA XL Arctic Live is a unique education event linking students with scientists exploring the frozen north from 1-8 May, 2019.Students around the world will be able to the join the Arctic Live research team who are investigating marine plastics and ocean acidification. This is a unique opportunity for teachers to...

Connect your classroom live - under the sea

Join pioneering exploration of the Indian Ocean's uncharted depths during Submarine Live from 25-29 March 2019. You can sign up for front-row seats at Nekton Mission's pioneering submersible-based exploration of the deep ocean around Seychelles. From 200 to 3,000 metres...