Techniquest is an educational STEM enrichment charity and was one of the UK’s first science discovery centres. Established in 1986, its mission is to embed science in Welsh culture through interactive engagement. Techniquest provides a range of services to schools and teachers to complement formal education provision in Wales and works extensively with public audiences both at the centre in Cardiff and through its community outreach work. Techniquest’s exciting Science Capital project will increase the exhibition floorspace by 60% and will house brand new innovative content, helping the charity to diversify its audience and make science accessible to all.
Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships (KESS) is a major European Convergence programme led by Bangor University on behalf of the HE sector in Wales. Benefiting from European Social Funds (ESF), KESS will support collaborative research projects (Research Masters and PhD) with external partners based in the Convergence area of Wales. KESS will run from 2009 until 2014 and will provide 400+ PhD and Masters places.
NESTA is the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts - an independent body with a mission to make the UK more innovative.
Health Care and Research Wales offers a range of Schemes support STEM research with a focus on health.
The NCCPE's 'Beacon for Wales' programme is a partnership between Cardiff University, University of Glamorgan, Techniquest, Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales and BBC Cymru Wales.
The Institute of Physics is a scientific charity devoted to increasing the practice, understanding and application of physics. It has a worldwide membership of over 36,000 and is a leading communicator of physics-related science to all audiences, from specialists through to government and the general public.
Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.
See Science is committed to supporting STEM delivery across the whole of Wales to all schools, FE colleges, HE institutions and community groups. It offers a range of products and services to support teaching and learning in a real world context.
The WISE campaign collaborates with industry and education to encourage school-age girls to pursue STEM or construction related courses, and to move into related careers.
The NDEC is a co-funded and co-developed project between Thales and the Welsh Government. It offers training in digital practices, cyber security and research. Its Digital Education Centre is led by the University of South Wales which allows individuals, schools and small businesses to thrive in a digital economy.
The Physics Mentoring Project places trained undergraduate students from five Welsh universities into secondary schools across Wales, to mentor and inspire future physicists. Kindly funded by HEFCW as a part of their initiative for “Enhancing civic mission and community engagement”, the project aims to raise the profile of the Physics A level, specifically for females, whilst offering classroom experience to university undergraduates.