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  • Young Enterprise Scotland

    Young Enterprise Scotland

    The ultimate enterprise experience – mentored by a Young Enterprise Scotland Business Adviser; students set up and run their own real company over a year. »

  • Charleston Academy pupils are Big Green Challenge champions

    Charleston Academy pupils are Big Green Challenge champions

    A team of pupils from Charleston Academy in Inverness have today (Friday 7 June) been hailed as the Highlands and Islands’ top young renewable energy experts, after the Scottish Parliament played host to the climax of this year’s Big Green Challenge debating competition. »

  • Speak out for Engineering

    Speak out for Engineering

    Huge congratulations go to Ryan Fearne and his teacher Cliff Hier of Dingwall Academy who recently took part in the IMechE "Speak out for Engineering" competition at Inverness College. »

  • Highland Olympics in Technology - North Heat

    Highland Olympics in Technology - North Heat

    Due to the success of the pilot project, the organisers have taken 'The Highland Olympics in Technology', on the road travelling to Thurso, to bring the Caithness and North Sutherland Schools together, to battle it out to become Olympic champions!! »

  • Inside Formula One

    Inside Formula One

    The Institution of Mechanical Engineers opens up the world of Formula 1 to people of Inverness. The event featured top mechanic, Jackie Christie for Bruno Senna’s Lotus Renault F1 car gave an inspiring lecture to around 240 people. »

  • Highland research scientist takes up schools advisory role

    Highland research scientist takes up schools advisory role

    Research scientist Dr Kathleen McDougall has been appointed by the University of the Highlands and Islands to support STEM teaching in schools across the region. »

  • Celebration of STEM in Caithness

    Celebration of STEM in Caithness

    A colourful and fun display of STEM engagement activity was showcased in the main reception hall of ETEC, the new Engineering and Energy centre at North Highland College, in Thurso last Wednesday (28th September). »

  • Energy in Caithness Photography Competition 2011

    Energy in Caithness Photography Competition 2011

    March 2012 will see Caithness host its 10th annual International Science Festival. As a taster for next year's activities, Science O3 held a photography competition open to whole county. »

  • Festival of the Sea 2012

    Festival of the Sea 2012

    The Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) has been awarded funding from the Scottish Government to go ahead with Oban’s second Festival of the Sea next spring. The 10-day event will run between Friday 18th and Monday 28th May 2012. »

  • Growing a new generation of engineers

    Growing a new generation of engineers

    A new £110,000 project investing in the future of young people and helping to broaden their understanding of the opportunities available locally has been launched in Caithness and North Sutherland. »

  • Former Pupil Visits School to Help Budding Engineers

    Former Pupil Visits School to Help Budding Engineers

    Lyle McAlpine (18), a recently recruited apprentice engineer from LifeScan visited his former secondary school last week to lend a hand to the Young Engineers and Science Club which inspired his career. »