Real-life mathematician takes Essex by storm

Real-life mathematician takes Essex by storm

How did you celebrate Valentine’s Day? This year, Big Ideas leaned into romance with a love song to… mathematics. My First Love: Maths was designed to connect with the enjoyment of the subject and to offer young people an opportunity to meet a professional...

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Close ties at The Abbey Centre

Close ties at The Abbey Centre

Big Ideas delivered the first of a series of events for older people’s networks in London at the Abbey Centre in Westminster at the end of January.  The Young at Heart group, along with The Card Sharks, formed an audience of 25 people. Together, they watched the...

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New friends in Canada

New friends in Canada

Following on from the great success of John McCrae 150 last year, The Maple Leaf Trust, Canada UK Foundation, Canada UK Chamber of Commerce and Canada Memorial Foundation came together for a second time to support an international remembrance event for schools in the...

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What happens if you fall off the moon?

What happens if you fall off the moon?

Aspire to Engineer: To the Moon with the Royal Commission for 1851 broke all previous records with a week of lunar engineering events before the holidays. And no wonder, when they were able to meet three of the world’s top space engineers all working together on the...

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Cooking Up the Curriculum in Barking & Dagenham

Cooking Up the Curriculum in Barking & Dagenham

On Wednesday 11 October, 2000 young people from primary schools across Barking & Dagenham took part in our food and nutrition digital schools workshop, Cooking up the Curriculum.From soy sauce to chocolateParticipants were able to meet a real food scientist -...

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Cloud sampling on Christmas Island

Cloud sampling on Christmas Island

On 3 October 2023, to mark medals being awarded to nuclear test veterans, school children from across the United Kingdom joined Big Ideas for a series of three digital workshops with a very special guest. Over the course of three workshops, pilot and ‘cloud sampler’,...

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