The Internet: is it Still Good For Us?

The Internet: is it Still Good For Us?

My Smarter Essex, Tue 15 Oct 2019 16:00-19:30, The College at Braintree

My Smarter Essex is returning to Braintree, with a second run of "The Internet: is it Good For Us?" which was last held at Anglia Ruskin University in November 2018. We are now taking bookings for this event.

We know that some students and schools were unable to make the previous event so this is an excellent opportunity to take part. The Braintree location is also intended to ease travel for schools based towards the north of Essex.

Sticking to the new format trialled previously, this session will interactively examine how data, connectivity and artificial intelligence will influence our health.

See the event page for more details.

We have limited spaces for attendees and places must be booked in advance, please contact us to book. Spaces will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

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Go4SET mentor sought for Woodlands School (Apr-Jul 2019)

Go4SET mentor sought for Woodlands School (Apr-Jul 2019)

Are you interested in inspiring 12-14 year olds in STEM?

EDT (the Engineering Development Trust) is looking for industrial mentors to support a team of 6 Year 8 and 9 students through a 10-week STEM project for one hour a week.

CAN YOU HELP?

EDT is seeking a mentor for Woodlands School in Basildon for this year's Go4SET, which runs between 24 April and 10 July. Go4SET is a project-based scheme linking teams of 6 Year 8/9 students with an industrial mentor to complete an environmentally-themed, school-based project.

This flyer tells you more.

If you are interested in this opportunity and want to find out more, please get in touch with Stephanie Bright at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Now taking bookings for the Annual Dinner 2019

Now taking bookings for the Annual Dinner 2019

CSES President's Dinner, Thursday 25 April 2019, 18:45 for 19:45, The Warren Golf & Country Club

We are pleased to welcome members and their guests to our 2019 President's Dinner. Book now for what promises to be an excellent evening!

As usual, we have a great menu and after-dinner speaker, Stuart McIntyre, who will talk about his work developing a hypersonic craft to take payloads from conventional runways to the edge of the atmosphere (low earth orbit).

Please see the event page for full details and to download the booking form.

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Chelmsford Science Festival 2019

Chelmsford Science Festival 2019

A world of science is coming to Chelmsford in March

A series of talks, events and activities to celebrate the scientific world is coming to Chelmsford in March as Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) hosts the Chelmsford Science Festival.

The festival will take place from 11-15 March, with a range of free events exploring topics including medicine, engineering, psychology and sport as well as the city's own industrial heritage.

Chelmsford Science and Engineering Society (CSES) will be hosting a talk as part of the festival: Controlling Light: Biology, Electronics and Psychology on Wed 13 March.

CSES members are also invited to a talk by ARU's Dr Catherine Pearson on Marconi's and Hoffmann's past – the legacy of the Frederick Roberts archive of industrial history on Mon 11 March.

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CSES is looking for a new Secretary

CSES is looking for a new Secretary

From Roger Pittock, our current Secretary

After much soul-searching, and having now had the honour and pleasure of serving 10 years in post, I am not seeking re-election as CSES Secretary. I am looking forward to continuing to support your Society from the Council, but not from the post of Secretary.

I am truly grateful to members for their support over the last 10 years, and I have learned a tremendous amount while in office. The position and experience opened many opportunities during my career.

Please consider putting yourself forward for this role. The time commitment is not that high overall, but comes in bursts. A brief overview follows.

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Café Scientifique: July 2018

Café Scientifique: July 2018

Personalised medicine: the hope and the hype, Wed 4 July 19:00, Anglia Ruskin University

We are pleased to announce the latest in our series of Café Scientifique events, to be held on Wednesday 4 July at 19:00 in the newly refurbished students' union bar (Café 92), Anglia Ruskin University.

In this session, Dr Gemma Chandratillake (Education and Training Lead, East of England Genomic Medicine Centre) will be talking about how genomic technologies will increasingly be used to guide healthcare, and also debunking some of the hype around direct-to-consumer DNA tests.

See our events page for full details and to book your FREE place.

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Introducing a STEM Club with a difference...

Introducing a STEM Club with a difference...

We are pleased to announce the re-launch of this initiative for summer 2019. If you registered your interest previously, there is no need to reapply: we will be in touch.

As part of the build up to our centenary in 2020, Chelmsford Science and Engineering Society (CSES), in partnership with Essex County Council (ECC) and Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), is launching an exciting new venture to support and encourage young people to consider the importance of science and technology in everyday life.

Imagine! STEM Club will start with a three-day workshop on 29-31 July 2019 in ARU's high-tech Super Lab.

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The 2018-2019 season begins...

The 2018-2019 season begins...

First events announced, more to follow shortly

What could possibly be better than the long, scorching summer we've just had? Apart from some rain* for your garden, the answer is of course Chelmsford Science and Engineering Society's 2018/2019 programme!

We are pleased to confirm that the first few events of the season include:

Please see our events page for full details, further events and booking details where appropriate. There are also links to add items to your calendar.

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The Internet: is it Good For Us?

My Smarter Essex, Thu 1 Nov 2018 16:00-19:30, Anglia Ruskin University

We are pleased to announce that we are now taking bookings for our next My Smarter Essex event, which will be held on 1 November 2018 at 4:00-7:30pm, hosted by Chelmsford Science and Engineering Society (CSES) and Anglia Ruskin University (Chelmsford Campus).

The latest in this series of successful events will ask "The Internet: is it Good For Us?" by examining how data, connectivity and artificial intelligence will influence our health, looking particularly at physical health, mental health and 'cyber health'. An exciting new, more interactive format is planned for this session.

See the event page for more details.

We have limited spaces for attendees and places must be booked in advance, please contact us to book. Spaces will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

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