Media Operational Notice

Assembly Committees to Host ‘Stem Is Cool’ Event

Synopsis: The Assembly’s Education; Employment and Learning; Enterprise, Trade and Investment; and Culture, Arts and Leisure Committees in partnership with the Northern Ireland Science Park will attend a special event on Wednesday 29 January 2014 to promote the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Subjects.

Session: 2013/2014

Date: 28 January 2014

The Assembly’s Education; Employment and Learning; Enterprise, Trade and Investment; and Culture, Arts and Leisure Committees in partnership with the Northern Ireland Science Park will attend a special event  on Wednesday 29 January 2014 to promote the importance of  Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Subjects. 

The ‘Stem is Cool’ event will feature exciting new projects by students from St Mary’s College, Derry, Wellington College, Belfast  and South Eastern Regional College, all of whom were finalists in this year’s BT Young Scientist of the Year Awards 2014. Leading experts from the fields of business, science and education will also discuss how we can work to inspire young people to aspire to careers in STEM related industries. 

Date:              Wednesday 29 January 2014

Time:             9.30am – 1pm

Venue:           Long Gallery, Parliament Buildings

Media Interviews and Photography:

Media interviews with the Chairperson of the Education Committee, Mervyn Storey MLA and with the Chairperson of the Employment and Learning Committee, Robin Swann MLA will be available. Photography and filming is also permitted at the event.  

 

 

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