August 2018

Institute of Physics to hold a Technical Careers Fair in Derry

2018-08-17T16:08:18+01:00August 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 [...]

Armagh Planetarium Rocket Challenge lifts off

2018-08-03T16:48:51+01:00August 3rd, 2018|STEM, Year of Engineering|

Armagh Planetarium took part in Engineering Open House Day on Friday 3rd August with their very own Rocket Launch Challenge. The Planetarium hosted families and school groups for a one day special workshop demonstrating Isaac Newton’s Third Law of Motion - ‘For every action there is an equal and opposite [...]

July 2018

May 2018

January 2018

Government launches 2018 Year of Engineering

2018-01-16T13:12:02+01:00January 15th, 2018|Year of Engineering|

A pioneering campaign to transform the way young people see engineering and boost numbers entering the profession has been launched. The Year of Engineering aims to deliver a million inspiring engineering experiences in 2018 and MATRIX will be participating throughout the year. Ministers from across government are joining forces with [...]

Launch of NI Science Festival 2018

2018-01-15T15:32:57+01:00January 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 [...]