Thirty 15-17 year olds from across the UK recently attended a four day residential robotics engineering course at Staffordshire University, organised by The Smallpeice Trust.
Nearly 50 aspiring 15 to 17 year old engineers enjoyed a unique learning experience. The course gave students the opportunity to learn about the vibrant, innovative and global industry of sports materials, which brings together science, technology, engineering and imagination to develop high performance sporting products.
From 19th to 22nd July, fifty students from across the UK attended a four-day residential sustainable energy course to learn more about low carbon energy sources organised by the Smallpeice Trust at Newcastle University. Students spent time discovering about new energy sources such as renewable tidal, wave and wind.
From 5th to 8th July, thirty 15/16 year old students were given a rare insight into the exciting and dynamic field of nanotechnology. During the four-day course organised by The Smallpeice Trust in partnership with the University of Leeds, students enjoyed a unique opportunity to learn first-hand about this revolutionary science.
From 6th to 9th July, twenty 16 and 17 year-old students descended on the University of Southampton to take part in a Supercomputing course put together by The Smallpeice Trust and delivered in partnership with the University of Southampton’s School of Engineering Sciences and Microsoft.
Forty 14 and 15 year old students from schools across the UK, recently attended the Marine Technology course from 27th June to 1st July at the University of Strathclyde. Students were given the opportunity to learn about marine engineering through a series of presentations and practical exercises. Working in teams, they were tasked with designing a radio-controlled replica of a large cargo ship...
Independent educational charity The Smallpeice Trust is looking for 15-17 year old (Years 11 to 12) students with an interest or natural flair in Science, Maths, Design or Technology to apply to attend a new ‘Robotic Engineering’ residential course at Staffordshire University from 26th to 29th July 2010. Sponsored by Staffordshire University, the course is designed to give forty lucky students a...