STEM education charity TechFest has appointed oil and gas industry veteran Brenda Wyllie as its new chair.
Pupils from across the north-east are being given the chance to interview leading lights in the energy industry as part of TechFest’s annual STEM in the Pipeline initiative.
A former astronaut and engineer from Nasa is coming to Aberdeen in March.
Pupils from Robert Gordon’s College have excelled in this year’s STEM in the Pipeline competition, which tasked them with finding a solution to an oil and gas challenge.
Members of the public will get a behind-the-scenes look at the £350million Aberdeen Harbour expansion this week, as a major festival draws to a close.
The science behind some favourite circus tricks will be revealed this weekend as TechFest gets under way.
As festivals go, TechFest is rather unusual. Rather than celebrating striking works of art or talented local musicians, it focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (Stem).
Secondary school pupils across the North-east have been finding out about future career opportunities in the energy industry this week, at the Heroes of Tomorrow event.
Imagining a future career can be a tall order for many young people. It’s hard to see yourself as an adult, all grown up, carrying out complex tasks.
Curling silver medal winner Jackie Lockhart led the celebrations as the north-east’s annual festival of STEM launched with a silver-themed birthday event to mark its 25th year.
Aberdeenshire school, Banchory Academy, has scooped the top award at Techfest’s STEM in the Pipeline oil and gas challenge.
Techfest’s STEM in the Pipeline 2017 competition will bring in students from Aberdeen City and Shire schools to solve the challenges currently facing the oil and gas sector.
Secondary school pupils are set to deliver a development plan for a fictional oil field.
US engineering firm Emerson has hosted a one-day workshop to show north-east pupils how maths is used in the oil and gas industry.
Pupils from Robert Gordon’s College in Aberdeen have won top prize in the 2015 STEM In The Pipeline challenge, which sees senior students solving a difficult oilfield problem.