What is the Year of Engineering?
Watch this short video to see the opportunities in engineering and how you can participate in the year long programme of events. A career in engineering is exciting, rewarding and creative. Yet there is a big shortage of young people that think it could be a job for them. Over the course of 2018, we want to shake-up people’s ideas about engineering, inspiring the next generation of innovators, inventors and problem solvers by showing them what engineers actually do.
This summer, the Year of Engineering campaign is encouraging children across the country to get making, inventing and having fun over the holidays. The Holiday Makers is a brand new hub packed with fun activities and challenges that will help to entertain and inspire your children, keeping their minds sharp [...]
MATRIX has launched its report on Women in STEM at the Titanic, Belfast. The report argues that by 2030, 33% of young people moving into STEM careers in NI should be girls and that government must aim to establish Northern Ireland as an exemplar STEM region. If the potential for [...]
The biggest science fair on the island of Ireland is doubling capacity in Belfast in just its second year, bringing over 1,500 key stage 2 pupils together from all over Ireland to display their creative science investigations in Belfast this June. The RDS Primary Science Fair is calling on primary [...]
Careers in STEM
We commissioned a number of videos from Smart Video to illustrate the variety and excitement that a career in Engineering has to offer. By choosing to study STEM subjects you can open up a world of opportunity.
Featured Video – Lyn Weir
Lyn is a Digital Content Editor for Chain Reaction. She studied Product Design and her job involves creating highly shareable content for social media channels. She says “A STEM career lets you broaden your horizons, see new things and challenge yourself and the world around you!”