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STEM Choices: Equality and Diversity Strand Chart

Produced for the Department for Education, this document outlines four levels of school engagement with STEM careers as a basis for planning the development and implementation of the STEM Subject Choice and Careers project.

EDT's Widening Participation Programme

EDT is a charity that offers a comprehensive portfolio of activities designed to promote STEM courses and careers to specific target groups of students, including females and ethnic minorities. This leaflet describes some of their courses and provides contact details for further information.

Work Experience in the NHS

Produced by NHS Careers, this toolkit provides background information and advice for schools and other organisations involved in arranging work experience for students in the NHS.

Cracking Crime Faster

A case study from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) which looks at the forensic evidence and intelligence that are left at crime scenes by footwear, gloves, tyres and fingers. New Latent Image Markup and Analysis (LIMA) software provides a fast, accurate way of transmitting and...

Suspension Innovation for a Safer Journey

A case study from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) which looks at an innovative suspension system component that is boosting the performance of Formula One cars and improves comfort and safety in road cars, motorbikes and trains. Called the inerter, the component emerged from EPSRC-...

Rocket Fuel Powers New Technology

A case study from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) looking at new technology which is improving the sensitivity of MRI scans, developed with support from the EPSRC.

The technique, based on manipulating space shuttle fuel, could allow doctors to learn far more from a traditional...

Fuelled by Air - a New Energy

A case study looking at a new type of rechargeable battery that could store five to ten times more energy than current batteries. The new type of battery is under investigation at the University of St Andrews with funding from the EPSRC.

The new batteries would be made from cheaper materials and store more...

Cooking with Sound - the Generator That Transforms Lives

A case study produced by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) which looks at an affordable cooking stove that generates electricity and could transform lives in the world’s poorest communities. It burns biomass such as wood or dung and converts the heat produced into electricity.

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Super-Skinny Material That Could Transform Electronics

A case study from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) archives which looks at how sheets of carbon just a single atom thick could herald a new generation of electronics devices thanks to research supported by EPSRC.

Graphene is incredibly thin and flexible, yet it is also the...

New Light on Crime Scenes

A case study from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) archives which considers fingerprinting and DNA profiling, the cornerstones of crime detection. Now new techniques, pioneered by EPSRC-supported researchers, are set to take these methods to a whole new level.

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