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Promotion of STEM subjects in Scottish schools through the MATE Scotland ROV Challenge.

Dunbar, Graeme; Stagg, Neil; Hynd, Alistair; Waghorn, Jack

Authors

Graeme Dunbar

Neil Stagg

Alistair Hynd

Jack Waghorn



Abstract

In this paper we will introduce the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) International Student ROV Competition and the development of the Scottish Regional Event that feeds into it. We will present case studies from teams that have taken part with particular reference to the influence it has had on the teaching of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects in school and the career choices of school-leavers. We will also present the industry view from team mentors, judges and sponsors from companies supporting the MATE Scotland ROV Challenge.

Citation

DUNBAR, G., STAGG, N., HYND, A. and WAGHORN, J. 2017. Promotion of STEM subjects in Scottish schools through the MATE Scotland ROV Challenge. In Proceedings of OCEANS 2017, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article number 8084929, pages 2119-2126. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084929

Conference Name OCEANS 2017 (Aberdeen)
Conference Location Aberdeen, UK
Start Date Jun 19, 2017
End Date Jun 22, 2017
Acceptance Date Jun 19, 2017
Online Publication Date Jun 19, 2017
Publication Date Oct 26, 2017
Deposit Date Mar 16, 2018
Publicly Available Date Mar 16, 2018
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Article Number 8084929
Pages 2119-2126
ISBN 9781538621110
DOI https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084929
Keywords Education; Science; Technology; Engineering; Maths; Remotely operated vehicle; Marine advanced technology education
Public URL http://hdl.handle.net/10059/2808

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