Why Is Science Communication Important?

Hi! It’s Lily again – and today I am going to be talking all about Science Communication or Sci Comm for short. What is Science Communication? Who are Science Communicators? And crucially why is Science Communication important? Keep reading to find out more … What is Science Communication? Science Communication is the practice of communicatingContinue reading “Why Is Science Communication Important?”

STEM Scribbles – The Eiffel Tower Grows?

Hi there it’s Lily here! And today very excitingly we are starting a new series called STEM Scribbles! We will be sharing incredible and intriguing STEM related facts and info accompanied by one of my little scribbles! Both myself and Maisie are really passion about science, tech and engineering communication so we hope you enjoyContinue reading “STEM Scribbles – The Eiffel Tower Grows?”

University During Covid-19

Maisie here! I have now come to the end of my first semester of my final year of university and I thought I would don my best Christmas jumper for the occasion! I study Aerospace Engineering at the University of Sheffield and had a year out to do my internship in 2019-2020. It has beenContinue reading “University During Covid-19”

Inspirational Interviews – Natalie Cheung

For this instalment of our inspirational interview series we are talking to Natalie Cheung. Natalie is an award-winning leader, volunteer and civil engineer who is passionate about promoting careers in STEM! She is currently working to deliver the STEM Ambassador programme in London, as STEM Ambassador Coordinator. For her volunteer work and active citizenship, NatalieContinue reading “Inspirational Interviews – Natalie Cheung”

Peak Hike To Plane Crash Site

One of the many perks of going to university in Sheffield is being so incredibly close to the Peak District. I have been to the peaks a few times in my first and second year but not ever for a proper ‘Duke of Edinburgh’ style hike. So a few weeks ago some friends and IContinue reading “Peak Hike To Plane Crash Site”

Pots, Pans and Panic – Heading Back to Uni!

Hi it’s Maisie here! We have had a bit of a break from the blog over the summer but we are now back and ready to go – I have even got a swanky fringe so it’s all new round here! It is now nearing the time that I will be going back to university,Continue reading “Pots, Pans and Panic – Heading Back to Uni!”

‘But you don’t look like a physicist!’

Hi, Lily here! For this week’s post I am going to be talking about the reactions I have faced when talking to people about the fact I did a physics degree. My thoughts on the conversations I have had, how the responses have and continue to affect me and ultimately why I think working toContinue reading “‘But you don’t look like a physicist!’”

Inspirational Interviews – Thant Phway

In today’s ‘Inspirational Interview’ we are talking to Thant Phway – Quality Engineer at Boeing Defence UK. Thant has worked at Boeing for 4 years and talks about the journey, the highlights and the challenges that have brought her to where she is today! Please can you introduce yourself and tell us about your currentContinue reading “Inspirational Interviews – Thant Phway”

My Engineering Internship Experience

Hi, Maisie here! A couple of weeks ago I finished my year long internship at Boeing Defence UK as an ILS (Integrated Logistical Support) Engineer. I thought now would be a great opportunity for me to reflect back on it. A chance for me to share my experience, talk about my motivation and look backContinue reading “My Engineering Internship Experience”

7 STEM Careers You Might Not Have Heard Of

Hi, Lily here! Today I am going to be talking about STEM careers you might not have heard of before. It can be really difficult to know what career you might be interested in or what kind of job you think you would like to do. Once I had decided on studying Physics at universityContinue reading “7 STEM Careers You Might Not Have Heard Of”