On Monday, July 15, 2019, Members of the House of Lords (the upper house of the UK Parliament) joined the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing with a special debate. Lord Andrew Mawson OBE led the debate, giving a national focus in the UK for the anniversary of a phenomenal human achievement.
Brian Cox visited Plexal to host the 7th annual Science Summer School, which aims to inspire the next generation of British scientists and engineers. So we took the opportunity to ask Brian what inspired him...
For those of you not permanently glued to Twitter, I’m delighted to announce that September’s Infinity Festival has picked up another internal award at The University of Manchester, this time winning a Making a Difference Award for staff contribution to widening participation.
Based in the former Olympic Press and Broadcast Centre, Here East, London’s home for making, has created valuable regeneration in East London following four key directives: Education, Employment, Enterprise and Environment. It is a dedicated place for individuals and companies who embrace and pioneer cutting edge technology, share expertise and create products of tomorrow.
This year’s Science Summer School, hosted once again by Professor Brian Cox, OBE, proved to be more ambitious and more successful than ever before. Over 150 young participants enjoyed two days of ‘doing’ science at St. Paul’s Way Trust School in east London as well as at Here East in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The event finished with a highly successful fundraising evening at the top of the ArcelorMittal Orbit.
The eminent scientist, writer and broadcaster Professor Brian Cox is passionate about inspiring future generations to enter his profession. In this exclusive article, he explains why Britain needs more Asian scientists, engineers, technologists and mathematicians.
The orchestra's participation in the St. Paul's Way annual street festival – at the high school's new £40 million building – is aligned with Lord Andrew Mawson's vision of blending entrepreneurship, culture, and education. In turn, the St. Paul's Way students presented the orchestra with a Philadelphia-themed mural.
Debate on 24th January 2013 tabled by Lord Mawson on the motion: To move that this House takes note of the role of communities, the arts and creative industries in delivering a lasting legacy to the Olympics, and of the lessons that can be learnt more broadly. Read full text here