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Darwin Plus: environment funding scheme for UK Overseas Territories

The Darwin Initiative, a UK Government grant scheme, helps to protect biodiversity and the natural environment in developing countries and UK Overseas Territories (OTs).The scheme’s Overseas Territories Environment and Climate Fund (also known as Darwin Plus) supports the delivery of long-term strategic outcomes for...

Free trees for eligible primary schools

Eligible primary schools in England can apply for free tree packs from the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Woodland Trust.These free trees and accompanying teaching resources will help pupils engage with nature and allow teachers to deliver the curriculum with confidence.Free trees...

The Wellcome Trust launch a new initiative The Crunch

The Wellcome Trust have launched a new initiative called The Crunch, which allows teachers and pupils to examine our relationship with food, exploring cutting edge research, and think about how we can eat in ways that can keep the planet and ourselves healthy.This Spring, all primary and secondary schools and colleges...

Exeter announces technical services conference

After the success of lasts year’s inaugural Technical Services Conference, the University of Exeter is proud to announce it will be hosting a second Technical Services Conference on 6 July 2016 on the Penryn Campus in Cornwall.  This year’s conference theme is: 'Getting to know your service; one year on from the...

Architecture in Schools 2017 has launched

Architecture in Schools is a pioneering education programme for primary schools in London.Pupils from Years 4, 5 and 6 will be partnered with architects, engineers and designers as part of Open-City’s annual architecture programme.Children will visit key London buildings, take part in creative classroom workshops,...

Careers in motorsport are encouraging women in STEM

The world of motorsport has traditionally been dominated by men. However, in recent years, some countries have provided a conducive environment for women to grow and develop a career in this competitive field, where each highly-talented team member plays a crucial role and shares in the success.Driving isn't the only...

Student codes chosen to run on the International Space Station

As part of the Astro Pi Challenge, 116 student codes have been selected to be sent to the International Space Station.More than 200 entries were submitted by the teams that had been admitted to the second phase of Mission Space Lab in December 2017.An overwhelming number of high-quality scientific proposals and codes...

Connect your classroom live to the Arctic

Schools can join XL Catlin Arctic Live, the northernmost live education event from the UK Arctic Research Station in Svalbard, at 79 degrees north, kicking off May 1.This is a unique opportunity for teachers to complement the Polar Explorer programme for students across all key stages.  Classes will get...

Is there life on Mars? ExoMars 2020

The first ExoMars mission arrived at the Red Planet in October and now the second mission has been confirmed to complete its construction for a July 2020 launch. ESA and Thales Alenia Space have signed a contract that secures the completion of the European elements of the next mission.The main objective of the...

New ESA Climate Detectives - get involved

Climate Detectives is an ESA school project for 8-15-year-old pupils. Students are challenged to make a difference in understanding and protecting the Earth’s climate.They will identify a climate problem by observing their local environment and be tasked to investigate it as Climate Detectives. Based on...

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