Nuffield Placement Scheme
Nuffield Research Placements give first year post-16 STEM students the opportunity to work in leading STEM based industries, research institutes and UK Universities. The scheme enables students to work on research projects , during July and August, alongside practising STEM professionals. The projects last for 4 weeks. Please note students who will be studying Medicine are not eligible for Nuffield Placements but should contact us about British Science Association Gold CREST projects.
Student Application are now on line . For the next round of placements 2017 the on line applications will open at the end of October The Nuffield Foundation wish to have a full representation from schools with high BME populations and high FSM quotas. Schools will be limited to 2 placements each, 6th Form Colleges will have 6 placements.
For more information students and teachers should contact SETPOINT Herts as STEM TEAM East no longer holds the contract.
Nuffield and CREST Research Placement Celebration for 2016
We are greatful for celebration events have taken place at Anglia Ruskin University, the Department of Education , Cambridge University, Marshalls Aerospace & Babraham Research Institute. We believe opportunities such as this raise student aspiration and help ambition become reality and we are not alone.
Sir Michael Marshall was delighted to host this event at which so many young people very clearly demonstrated their enormous talent. Marshall is enormously proud of its very strong commitment to training and encouraging young people over a period of 102 years and we are particularly pleased to be able to support STEM Team East and the Nuffield Research Bursary Scheme.-Mr Terry Holloway – Group Support Executive
The companies and research institutions involved in the recent years were: University of Cambridge, Anglian Ruskin University, STRobotics, MRC, Babraham Institute , Babraham Biosciences Technologies Ltd; RCTreatts: Omega Ingredients; Marshall Aerospace; Lingumatics; Imperial College London; Kings College, London; Sentec Ltd, Active Technologies ; Genzyme Ltd; University of Essex, RPS, Mott MacDonald, University College Suffolk, John Innes Centre, UEA, ARU Chelmsford, Wallasea Island Conservation Site, University of Essex, TWI, KPS and STRobotics.
Students were from schools throughout East Anglia.