September 2018

Steve Orr named as new Catalyst Inc CEO

By |2018-09-28T16:50:21+00:00September 28th, 2018|STEM|

Catalyst Inc announces today that entrepreneur and current Director of Connect, Steve Orr, has been appointed as CEO of Catalyst Inc, replacing our Deputy Chair Dr Norman Apsley OBE, who has held the position for eighteen years. Steve will take up the role on 1 November 2018. With a degree [...]

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August 2018

Institute of Physics to hold a Technical Careers Fair in Derry

By |2018-08-17T16:08:18+00:00August 17th, 2018|Advanced Materials & Engineering, STEM, Year of Engineering|

This year's IOP Technical Careers Fair will take place on Friday 9th November 2018 from 10am to 2pm in The Student Zone, North West Regional College, Strand Road, Derry/Londonderry. Registration will open in September on the IOP Conferences website. Last year's fair was  widely welcomed for its clear advice to [...]

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January 2018

Launch of NI Science Festival 2018

By |2018-01-15T15:32:57+00:00January 15th, 2018|STEM, Year of Engineering|

The programme for the ever popular NI Science Festival has been launched, with MATRIX one of the main sponsors. The festival is now in its fourth year, and this year's programme will have 180 events across 11 days in February. These events all help to promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering [...]

November 2017

MATRIX Women in STEM workshop

By |2017-11-10T12:38:59+00:00November 10th, 2017|STEM|

The MATRIX Women in STEM workshop brought together 70 participants from academia, industry and schools to discuss how best to support women of all ages working and studying in STEM sectors. The event, which was held in Titanic Belfast, used the "Engage" process, real-time e-participation facilitated by Professor Jonathan Wallace, [...]

Register for the MATRIX Women in STEM workshop

By |2017-11-06T12:18:42+00:00November 6th, 2017|STEM|

Are you pursuing a career in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)? Perhaps you had a STEM role but left to pursue a different career? Whatever your experience has been as a woman working in STEM, MATRIX would like to hear from you. All MATRIX reports completed to date have [...]

May 2017

Future innovators recognised in BEST Awards

By |2017-05-30T13:25:09+00:00May 30th, 2017|STEM|

The biggest awards event in the Further Education calendar in Northern Ireland took place this week at the Slieve Donard Hotel in Newcastle, County Down. The BEST Awards recognise innovation in a wide range of areas ranging from creative industries, to visual design and life sciences being cultivated by students and [...]