STEM

Research, STEM

61% of schoolgirls want to see more female engineering role models according to new research to mark International Women in Engineering Day

Sixty-one per cent of schoolgirls say they want to see more female role models in engineering to encourage them to take up science-based careers, according to new figures published today. The study, commissioned by children’s rights charity Plan International and supercar maker McLaren Automotive, is released to coincide with International […]

STEM

Brooklands celebrates World Land Speed Record and the future of mobility

Crowds converged on Brooklands Museum as it hosted the land speed record celebration day, in partnership with the National Transport Trust and National Motor Museum Beaulieu, on Tuesday 17th May, exactly 100 years after Brooklands played host to a record-breaking run. The celebration event included five land speed record vehicles […]

Design, Education, STEM

The Flip: automotive one-off to promote technology skills for future generations

Mercedes-AMG’s collaboration with multi-platinum American musician, tech entrepreneur, philanthropist and TIME 100 IMPACT Award winner will.i.am has gone from strength to strength since its launch in September 2021 and is now culminating in an extraordinary project launching May 5, 2022 in Miami and at www.will.i.am. Under strict secrecy, “The Flip”, […]

Conference, Education, STEM

Bentley embraces the power of mentoring to inspire female students

To support the development of the next generation of female talent, Bentley Motors has kicked off a bespoke mentoring programme for female students in the fields of technology, engineering, design and business. Following the successful launch in the UAE last year, the programme is now being rolled out in the […]

Apprentices, STEM

Nissan UK Skills Champion recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours List

Nissan Sunderland Plant training lead Ian Green has been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours list for his services to apprenticeships and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Education.  Ian, who joined Nissan in 1991 in the Production department in Sunderland, has been a key figure in the Training team for the last 25 years, and has […]

Research, STEM

National STEM Day: Young people find tech inspiring, but a quarter will not choose careers in this industry

To mark National STEM Day, new research reveals that despite 70% of young people finding tech inspiring, a quarter (25%) are not currently considering a career in this sector. That’s according to the latest research from Goodwood’s Future Lab. The survey of 1,000 14- to 24-year-olds also found that while […]

Research, STEM, Work Experience

Plan International youth activist Maisy becomes McLaren Automotive CEO for the day to mark International Day of the Girl

A 17-year-old youth activist has become the Chief Executive Officer of luxury supercar maker McLaren Automotive for the day to celebrate International Day of the Girl and encourage young people, and particularly young women, into science and engineering careers. Maisy from Wales took over the reins from McLaren Automotive CEO […]

Design, STEM, Work Experience

Bentley and Speakers for Schools successfully launch digital work experience programme

With COVID-19 continuing to limit the opportunity for traditional “hands-on” work experience, Bentley Motors is embracing digital alternatives and is successfully partnering with social mobility charity Speakers for Schools to deliver a range of virtual work experiences for over 500 young people. The work experience opportunities, which are available to students across […]

Sir Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes F1 launch Ignite, a joint charitable initiative to support greater diversity and inclusion in motorsport
Motorsport, STEM

Sir Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes F1 launch Ignite, a joint charitable initiative to support greater diversity and inclusion in motorsport

Sir Lewis Hamilton and the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team are delighted to announce the launch of Ignite, a joint charitable initiative with the mission of supporting greater diversity and inclusion within motorsport. Building on the recommendations of The Hamilton Commission, and as part of our shared vision for developing our […]

McLaren Automotive And Plan International Partner To Empower And Inspire Children Around The World To Fulfil Their Potential
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McLaren Automotive and Plan International partner to empower and inspire children around the world to fulfil their potential

Luxury British supercar maker McLaren Automotive and children’s charity Plan International announce today their global charity partnership. Plan International and McLaren Automotive together pledge to support, empower, and inspire the next generation to reach their full potential. The new partnership brings together McLaren Automotive’s long-standing commitment to inspire and encourage […]