Gwendolyn Paul from the zdi regional office talks to Stefan and Philipp Lindner, the founders of the Bonn indoor farm Urban Green, about urban framing and their role as jurors at the Science League.
Minister Ina Brandes attends a zdi lightsaber course
Minister Ina Brandes from the Ministry of Culture and Science attended the zdi course "Build your own lightsaber" at the zdi center Lippe.MINT.
6 tips for STEM girls work...
With a stable proportion of girls of around 45% in the zdi measures carried out, the MINT girls' work at zdi.NRW has proven to be particularly successful. Which measures contribute to this?
zdi.NRW offers Easter holiday courses throughout NRW
During the Easter holidays, the zdi networks in NRW organize many different hands-on courses for children and young people. In these courses, students can discover and try out MINT (math, computer science, natural sciences and technology) for themselves outside of school hours.
"Electrical engineering instead of Bibi's Beauty Palace"
On March 31, the research team from "gender2technik" presented the results of the "Electrical engineering instead of Bibis Beauty Palace" project. The question: How does technical journalism become interesting for girls and young women? During the panel discussion that followed, Kerstin Helmerdig from the zdi regional office discussed the results with other experts.
In an interview: Jenny Kociemba and Elita Wiegand, jurors of the zdi-Science League
Gwendolyn Paul from the zdi regional office talks to Eilta Wiegand and Jenny Kociemba about their job as jurors at the Science League and how competitions can not only inspire STEM, but also do STEM girls work.
Science League: Completed the first day of play
In the Science League - the new format of zdi.NRW - ten teams from all over NRW compete for an annual task from the STEM field. On February 13, the first of a total of five match days came to an end. How did the teams fare? And what lessons could be learned from the first matchday?
Participation is worth it!
On February 24, 2023, the zdi network for the education region of Hochsauerlandkreis (zdi HSK) invited to the MINT-Mach-Day at the South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences. And with good reason: the zdi network celebrated ten years of sponsorship by the South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences.
Raffle for the opening of the MINT book club
February 14th is not only Valentine's Day, but also international Give a Book Day! We take that to heart and would like to give away books!
zdi-Girls-Camp: Pupils develop practical approaches to support girls in the STEM field
How can we get girls excited about STEM? What wishes, requirements and ideas does the target group itself have? And why are some sciences more popular with girls than others? The first zdi girls' camp in Frechen on October 28 revolved around these and other questions.
Interview: Monika Lichtinghagen-Wirths, Managing Director of the Bergisches Waste Management Association
In the podcast interview, Monika Lichtinghagen-Wirths provides information on current topics in the circular economy, explains terms such as "circular value creation" and goes into the work of the Leppe landfill.
Interview: process engineer Dr'in Nina Woicke on bio-based plastics
Nina Woicke is a process engineering engineer and freelance consultant and product developer. She is passionate about very special plastics and their practical applications. Which plastics are involved, why plastic per se is not "evil" and how Nina Woicke came to study engineering - she spoke to Sandra Fleckenstein about this in the #ResearchersFriday podcast.