Yvonne Baker, Birmingham graduate and Chief Executive of STEM Learning delivered the 2020 EPS Distinguished Lecture. Best known for creating STEM Ambassadors, she is passionate about STEM education opportunities for all.
This term saw SATNAV branching out as a society, hosting a joint event with ChemSoc and interviewing the Chief Executive of STEM Learning, Yvonne Baker.
This year has been fantastic for WISE! We held our very first collaborative event with oSTEM and BEaMS, continued our WISE Inspire! series, expanded our award-winning outreach scheme and collaborated more than ever.
Academics at the University of Birmingham are among a group of 173 UK scholars to have signed an open letter expressing concerns over the NHS's planned COVID-19 contact-tracing app.
After ending 2019 with a bang, BEaMS reached new heights in their events – from hosting a joint games night with BEMA to holding a networking dinner with the Careers Network! Their Outreach Officer Gloria tells us more.
We've had a fantastic time at AFNOM, this past academic year. We've been busier than ever, and being in isolation has provided really interesting opportunities to continue meeting (despite the global pandemic).
With events galore and not one but two conferences, it's been a mammoth term for oSTEM! Chair Molly Service tells us more.
One of the University's newest societies, Plastic-Free UoB's aim is to spread awareness about the dangers of single-use plastic in our environment. Co-Founders Harriet and Sarah tell us what they're all about.
A University of Birmingham student is co-ordinating a huge global initiative in which hackers around the world are working around the clock to combat issues created by the Coronavirus pandemic.
An international team of researchers has developed a method for easily creating textbooks in Braille, with an initial focus on maths textbooks.