2021 is the year of COP26, (the 26th Conference of the Parties who signed an agreement to work to prevent climate change back in 1994). To mark this, the University of Strathclyde offered funds to staff that would let them talk to people about their research and how it can limit climate change. The STEM Equals Summer Scheme won funding, and so ten Strathclyde staff members were able to work with diverse young people in Ayr and Girvan over five days of STEM1 activities. This book shows some of the activities we did together, and some of the learning about their planet and sustainability that went on. As you will see in its pages, everyone involved, staff and participants alike, had a lot of fun. We also found out many new things about ourselves, our colleagues, about STEM and about our environment.
Original languageEnglish
TypeA record of an inclusive and accessible STEM summer scheme
Media of outputHard copy
PublisherUniversity of Strathclyde
Number of pages70
Place of PublicationGlasgow
Publication statusPublished - 30 Sept 2021


  • sustainability
  • inclusion
  • disability
  • science, technology, engineering and mathematics
  • STEM


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