Thank you CityFibre – Gigabyte Sponsor

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Thank you to CityFibre for coming on board as a Gigabyte sponsor! About CityFibre CityFibre is a builder of Gigabit Cities and responsible for Peterborough’s pure fibre network.  Through the deployment of a fit-for-purpose, pure fibre infrastructure, CityFibre help bring the benefits of Gigabit speed connectivity to entire communities. Every Gigabit City we build provides local business, Government, health and education … Read More

Meet our speakers: Melissa Gartside

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Melissa is a Senior Materials Engineer at Caterpillar’s Europe Research and Development Centre in Peterborough. She works within Advanced Materials Technology-UK providing materials engineering solutions to Caterpillar business units in the UK and Europe. She has an undergraduate degree in Materials Science and Technology from the University of Birmingham. Her career has been spent working as a materials engineer for … Read More

Meet our speakers: Sue Nelson

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Boffin Media’s Sue Nelson is an award-winning science & space journalist, writer and broadcaster. A former BBC TV science news correspondent, she has covered everything from cloning and landing on Mars to earthquake-proof buildings and climate change. Boffin Media makes science radio programmes, podcasts and short films – including TV and online videos for the European Space Agency’s ExoMars, Gaia … Read More

Meet our speakers: Dr Sarah Elmore

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I work as an Edge Diagnostic Physicist at CCFE focusing on the MAST Upgrade machine which is currently being built. I joined the team when MAST was still running in 2013, following from my PhD with the University of Liverpool when I was based at the CCFE site. Whilst at CCFE I have had the opportunity to work on many … Read More

STEM at Celebration of Youth Day Peterborough 2016

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Last Saturday I helped out for the afternoon with the STEMfest tables at the Celebration of Youth day organised for the YMCA in central Peterborough. The plan was to show a little of what STEMfest would be about. We had a virtual reality headset, a tetris cube puzzle, a slime recipe and a loom. Safe to say the slime was … Read More

Meet our speakers: Steve Warburton

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Steve’s spent 20 years helping introduce technology into school classrooms. He has lived in Peterborough for 30 years and is now the Principal of the innovative University Technical College that has just opened in the city. Principal

Meet our speakers: Katie Hassell

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Katie is a Senior Spacecraft Thermal Engineer at Airbus Defence & Space. She joined the company in 2011 on the graduate scheme and has worked on a variety of different projects including: EarthCARE, Lisa Pathfinder, PLATO and Solar Orbiter. For her undergraduate degree, she read Physics at the University of Warwick. After a few years of working in Local Authority … Read More

Meet our speakers: Dr Katie Steckles

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Katie Steckles is a mathematician based in Manchester, who gives talks and workshops on different areas of maths. She finished her PhD in 2011, and since then has talked about maths in schools, at science festivals, on BBC radio, at music festivals, as part of theatre shows and on the internet. She enjoys doing puzzles, solving the Rubik’s cube and … Read More

Meet our speakers: Paul Curry

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Paul is a friendly digital native who helps businesses achieve technical excellence. His day job is to prove concepts quickly, work at scale, and offer accessible insight to complex systems, working primarily in the online media, digital advertising, and consumer connectivity sectors. He has launched planes from space, built nationwide WiFi platforms, and is featured in the Google Web Security … Read More