Step inside the tunnels powering London…

ELN visits the £1bn London Power Tunnels project, designed to support the capital’s demand for power and the UK’s net zero transition

Ørsted unveils more than £50k for STEM skills across Lancashire and Cumbria

The renewable energy developer says the wave of new finance will be sourced from the Walney Extension Skills Fund

Centrica targets 7GW of flexible and low carbon energy tech by 2030

The British Gas owner has unveiled 15 ambitious long term goals aligned with the Paris climate agreement

ScottishPower funds teacher training on climate change

It follows a pilot project which was launched last year

UK awards £13m to inspire next generation of scientists and engineers

Six science centres won grants after presenting ‘exciting plans’ to connect with people and communities

Oil giant Shell reveals 23% UK gender pay gap

Oil giant Shell has revealed female staff working for the company in the UK earn 23% less than men. It said there are two main reasons for the gender pay gap – fewer women are in senior leadership positions and less women are working in technical or trading roles that attract higher levels of pay. […]

Role of chemistry ‘undervalued’ in sustainability drive

The UK public has “no understanding” of the role chemistry plays in tackling sustainability challenges and the fight against climate change. More than half of the 186 chemistry professionals questioned believe when it comes to the challenges of the 21st century, such as providing clean water, food security and renewable energy, society don’t understand chemists’ […]

Andrea Leadsom: Nuclear industry must address gender imbalance

It is imperative for the nuclear industry to address gender imbalance. Speaking at the Women in Nuclear conference in London, Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom said the issue has a “deep, personal resonance” having worked in a number of male-dominated sectors. She added: “I want the nuclear industry to be a launch pad for the next […]

Nuke grads give school kids a blast

Nuclear science graduates have been out inspiring the next generation of would-be boffins. Graduates based at the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) in Bootle, Merseyside have been busy acting as STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) ambassadors, visiting local schools. One of which was Maricourt Catholic High School in Maghull, where the grads talked about […]

Are you celebrating women in STEM?

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