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With multiple public health measures to slow and suppress the spread of coronavirus, we appreciate many passionate young researchers will be at home or not have the opportunity to continue their research as normal. We also know that many schools…Continue Reading

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A response to the Education and Employers report Disconnected: Career aspirations and jobs in the UK By Dr Jo Foster, Director of Institute of Research in Schools For some time now STEM has been seen as the ‘pragmatic’ choice when…Continue Reading

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All the hard work and travelling has paid off folks, I completed the report (based heavily on this blog) and there are plans afoot for a variety of projects. Like a PhD thesis, the report took some time to compile…Continue Reading

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One of our collaborators on the Genome Decoders project Dr. Maria Duque is currently spending some time in Colombia working with a primary school. You can hear from her on our YouTube channel speaking at the launch event for the Genome Decoders project…Continue Reading

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If you currently have an MX-10 in school and are having problems getting started, please take a look at our latest issue of our troubleshooting document. If none of the steps in the document help, then please contact the IRIS…Continue Reading

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Chemistry and geography teacher Steffi Meincke welcomed me to Munich for the final leg of my travels courtesy of the WCMT. Otto-von-Taube-Gymnasium was not originally on my list of schools to visit, however, meeting Steffi at the St Paul’s International…Continue Reading

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My apologies for lack of posts recently, getting back to the UK and back into the classroom was quite a shock to the system, trying to distil all the great stuff I’ve seen a rather large task. However, my excitement…Continue Reading

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This week we were joined by James O’Neill from Tapton School and Dr Jonathan Eastwood of Imperial College. Our focus was space weather and using the TimPix data in research projects. If you weren’t able to join us live then…Continue Reading

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Schools are carrying out some very interesting analyses of the TimPix data. Detailed mapping of the Earth’s magnetic field from ESA’s Swarm mission could give some hints as to interesting places to look at TimPix data. The mission itself is…Continue Reading

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Our friends at Abingdon Science Club were interviewed about their work with us, take a look!