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Stepping Up: Studying STEM Subjects at University

These videos have been developed for the National HE STEM Programme project ‘becoming a STEM enthusiast’ to be used in conjunction with the activities found in this collection. The two clips are from both staff and student perspectives, explaining how they found the transition from school or college study to...

Why Choose Maths?

These videos have been developed for the National HE STEM Programme project ‘becoming a STEM enthusiast’ to be used in conjunction with the activities found in this collection.

Dr Tim Jupp explains that the difference between school mathematics and university mathematics is that at university students...

Why Choose Physical Sciences?

These videos have been developed for the National HE STEM Programme project ‘becoming a STEM enthusiast’ to be used in conjunction with the activities found in this collection.

Dr Alastair Hibbins talks about the active research project work contained in undergraduate physics programmes. Professor...

Why Choose Engineering?

These videos have been developed for the National HE STEM Programme project ‘becoming a STEM enthusiast’ to be used in conjunction with the activities found in this collection.

Professor Dragan Savic talks about how engineers design, build and maintain the infrastructure we see around us today. He explains...

Research in STEM Subjects

These videos have been developed for the National HE STEM Programme project ‘becoming a STEM enthusiast’ to be used in conjunction with the activities found in this collection. In the following videos researchers talk about the research they are currently undertaking.

Dr Alastair Hibbins talks about...

Staff Development: Active Learning

This video was developed for the National HE STEM Programme project ‘becoming a STEM enthusiast’ to be used in conjunction with the activities found in this collection. In the video, different active learning techniques are discussed.

Professor Peter Cox explains how he uses videos to show opposing views,...

Staff Development: Research-led Teaching

This video was developed for the National HE STEM Programme project ‘becoming a STEM enthusiast’ to be used in conjunction with the activities found in this collection. In this video, research-led teaching is discussed.

Professor Peter Cox explains how his enthusiasm for his research benefits his teaching....

Build Your Own Robot Arm

This resource sets the challenge of designing a robot arm which can pick up a cup from a defined distance. Students then evaluate their design and suggest modifications.

They are also asked to consider which scientific and algebraic principles could be applied to the activity as well as considering their...

Tim Peake

This video is a message to ESERO-UK from European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake. He talks about studying STEM subjects and how he became an astronaut. The video includes images of a launch, Tim engaging in various astronaut training exercises and the International Space Station, where Tim will be for six months...

Curiosity's Seven Minutes of Terror

In August 2012, an unmanned rover touched down on the surface of Mars. NASA's Curiosity Rover was sent to take measurements of the atmosphere and martian terrain in an effort to understand more about the history of Mars and whether the planet ever sustained life.

This video shows an animation of the...

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