Talent 2030

Young scientists challenged by GSK and McLaren to help drive science behind F1

GSK and the McLaren Group announce national science education initiative to inspire young people into science and engineering careers Young people are being challenged to help the McLaren Mercedes Formula 1 team get a racing head start this year as part of a new competition launched today by GSK and the McLaren Group The ‘Pit Stop Challenge’ is open to students aged [...]

IET announces YWE 2012 finalist teaser

We've just heard from our friends at the IET that a teaser video is available introducing the finalists for the Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award. The award is next Thursday, 6 December (you can attend for free!) and you can watch the trailer below.


Tweeting from the surface of Mars

At just after 6:30am Monday morning, NASA's most advanced Mars rover, Curiosity, has landed on the Red Planet.

"I'm safely on the surface of Mars. GALE CRATER I AM IN YOU!!!" tweeted the one-ton rover, after being lowered by ropes from a rocket backpack called the Sky Crane, and marking the final stage of one of the most complex landings [...]

Last call for entries the Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award

The deadline to nominate someone for IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award 2012 is fast approaching (30th July 2012) so if you know someone who personifies the qualities described by the award, or believe you meet the criteria yourself, hurry over to the IET website to complete your nomination:


Find out more here

or on the IET [...]