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National Coding Week 2021 – Tech experts tackle the main issues  

Eight experts working across technology companies in software development, AI, public sector IT, data analytics and cybersecurity give their thoughts on the challenges and opportunities around National Coding Week.
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Women’s Equality Day: Breaking the gender bias in male-dominated industries

In recognition of Women’s Equality Day 2021, a range of female industry experts draw on personal experience and offer advice to other women on gender bias in male-dominated industries.
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Struggling families will be given free book bags this summer

Hundreds of struggling families will be given free book bags this summer, thanks to the Reading Sparks programme.
the space sector

Taught skills needed for the space sector

Mark Burchell, Emeritus Professor of Space Science, Centre for Astrophysics and Planetary Science, School of Physical Sciences, University of Kent, discusses the skills needed for the space sector and how HE is essential in contributing to this.
inclusivity in science

Science should be for everyone

Open Access Government take a look at the British Science Association’s work to foster inclusivity in science, creating community cohesion and engagement.
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Inspiring a new generation of scientists to change the world

Open Access Government charts the priorities of Professor the Lord Ara Darzi of Denham, the President of the British Science Association, as he encourages future scientists to be bold, innovative and boundary-breaking.
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Driving natural sciences and engineering research in Canada

Open Access Government discusses the importance of funding visionaries, explorers and innovators who are searching for scientific and technical breakthroughs in Canada.
women in AI

How to tackle the gender gap in artificial intelligence

To celebrate International Women's Day on the 8th March, a diverse range of women across the AI sphere tell us what it’s like as a woman in the AI industry and provide practical tips for those looking to break-in.
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Rapid and successful adaptation of a national teaching programme to COVID-19

Dr Andrew McIndoe MBE & Dr Ed Hammond MBE chart the rapid and successful adaptation of delivery of a national teaching programme to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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New data examines the racial disparities in STEM education

The University of Illinois found that disparities in STEM could be linked to student experiences of racial microaggressions, making it difficult to continue a STEM education.

The UK’s plans to boldly become a global leader in space

Graham Turnock, CEO, UK Space Agency charts the UK’s plans to boldly become a global leader in space.
back-to-work anxiety

Combatting back-to-work anxiety in STEM

In this article, we will explore back-to-work anxiety in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) industries and how to combat it.
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Encouraging children into STEM throughout lockdown and beyond

Here, we highlight how parents can continue to encourage children into STEM (Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) subjects during lockdown and beyond.
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Autism in the workplace: The value and need for neurodiversity

In recognition of World Autism Awareness Day, Paul Modley, Director of Talent Acquisition and Diversity & Inclusion at Alexander Mann Solutions, highlights the importance of autistic employees in a time of skills shortages.
women in technology

Women in technology: Closing the gender gap once and for all

Following the celebration of International Women’s Day on 8th March, this year 12 female technology professionals shared their advice and perspectives as to how we can close the gender gap once and for all.
STEM education

The importance of fueling children’s curiosity in STEM education

Victoria Playford, Headteacher at The Mulberry House School, discusses why it is important to engage and encourage children's curiosity in STEM education from a young age.
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The rise of women taking up careers in engineering

Ella Hendrix, Writer, highlights the rise in women taking up careers in engineering, focusing on the changing attitudes towards female-friendly workplaces and what else can be done by schools to encourage the uptake of STEM jobs.
women into welding

Can welding be a woman’s world?

Claire Spillane, Finance Director at Westermans International, discusses why we need to encourage more women into welding and STEM roles.
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Teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics subjects

Tanya Howden, Learning Experience Designer at Robotical, underlines the importance of best practice when it comes to teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics subjects.
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International Day of Women and Girls in Science: Let’s discuss women in tech

Here, a range of influential women in leading positions at Celonis, Engage Hub, SiteCore and Civica offer their insights into women in tech.

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