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‘Careers Hive’ gets underway at the National Museum of Scotland

'Careers Hive' was initially developed in 2016, with the aim of inspiring S1-S3 pupils to pursue a STEM-based (science, technology, engineering and maths) career through hands-on activities, workshops and discussions with STEM professionals who...

National STEM programme sparks interest

A national science initiative has sparked an increase in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning across Scotland over the last six months, with over 2,000 school pupils taking part in a series of...

Comment – Women in STEM: how gender inequality could damage Scotland’s economy

by Fiona McNeill, Heriot-Watt University Like much of the world, Scotland has a problem with gender equality when it comes to science, technology, engineering and maths. From a very young age, outdated assumptions about who...

National science engagement programme ‘powers up’ over 5,000 young scientists

A national science engagement programme launched last year to inspire more young people in Scotland to consider a future career in the science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) industries has engaged more than 5,000...

All-girl team closes in on World Finals

Scottish STEM students in Singapore 'F1' challenge supported by Edinburgh recruiting firmTeam AcceleRace, from Linlithgow Academy in West Lothian, is one step closer to competing in the world finals of the ‘F1 in Schools...

Minister for Employability and Training visits Career Hive at The Museum

Jamie Hepburn MSP met with Drummond Community High pupils 'doing science'The Minister for Employability and Training, SNP MSP Jamie Hepburn, visited Careers Hive at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh today (Tues. 27th...

Digital Xtra Fund continues to inspire Scotland’s future digital makers

Digital Xtra Fund continues to inspire Scotland’s future digital makers  Formula 1, 3D printed drones, lighthouses, and coding for social good are just some of the latest activities to receive support from Digital Xtra Fund, a charity dedicated to...

Pupils help launch new College initiative

Jamie Hepburn, the Minister for Employability and Training, and 100 local school pupils helped launch Edinburgh College's new science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) manifesto.It outlines how the college will deliver STEM-related education to...

ScottishPower Foundation announce scholarships – apply now

The ScottishPower Foundation is calling on undergraduates keen to progress their careers in the energy and environment industry to apply for its Masters Scholarships programme as it announces 28 new grants will be awarded for the 2017/18...

Jobs in Edinburgh for the girls…not just the boys

Female technology stars of the future were treated to a careers event aimed at encouraging more women in to what is a predominantly male industry. Skills Development Scotland and Scottish Resource Centre for Women in...


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