1. Report

    07 Feb 2019

    STEM strategy for education and training: first annual report

    Overview of progress in the first year of the five year STEM Strategy for Education and Training in Scotland.

  2. NEWS

    23 Jan 2019 10:17

    Leading the way in science

    Major new report highlights global impact of Scottish research.

  3. NEWS

    19 Dec 2018 09:35

    Scottish economy continues to grow

    Statistics show record business investment in research and development.

  4. NEWS

    29 Nov 2018 10:00

    Clean water for Indian primary school

    Collaborative project delivers fresh water and sanitation for 206 pupils.

  5. Publication

    05 Nov 2018

    Scotland's place in Europe: science and research

    Our latest analysis of the implications for Scotland’s science and research if the UK exits the European Union.

  6. NEWS

    05 Oct 2018 09:00

    Investment in inshore fishing

    £1.5 million to enhance vessel monitoring and reporting.

  7. NEWS

    28 Sep 2018 09:00

    New environmental Chief Scientific Adviser appointed

    Professor Andrew Millar appointed.

  8. Publication

    21 Sep 2018

    STEM bursary: equality impact assessment

    The EQIA summarises how decision makers balanced the aim of the STEM bursaries against the potential adverse impacts of the policy on groups with protected characteristics.

  9. NEWS

    30 Aug 2018 10:24

    Funding for science centres

    £2.6 million for science centres as visitor numbers continue to grow.

  10. NEWS

    18 Jun 2018 00:01

    Funding for MND research

    New research to mark the beginning of MND Awareness Week.

  11. NEWS

    03 May 2018 13:30

    Biotech support

    FM announces £1.9m for ‘world-leading’ gene therapy research project.

  12. Factsheet

    07 Mar 2018

    STEM teacher education bursary: eligibility criteria

    Details of the eligibility criteria for the STEM teacher education bursary.

  13. NEWS

    04 Mar 2018 11:00

    Impact of climate change on rivers

    Project to protect wild Atlantic salmon.

  14. NEWS

    20 Jan 2018 00:01

    Gordon Aikman scholarship

    Recipients of MND research fund announced.

  15. NEWS

    14 Dec 2017 14:36

    Budget sets out economic growth package

    Economic expansion at centre of spending plans.

  16. NEWS

    14 Dec 2017 14:35

    Scotland's Budget

    Investing in the NHS, protecting low earners, backing Scotland’s economy.

  17. NEWS

    26 Oct 2017 15:02

    Making Scotland a STEM nation

    STEM strategy published.

  18. NEWS

    08 Oct 2017 14:20

    Branching out to STEM

    A new teacher bursary for career changers.

  19. NEWS

    11 Sep 2017 09:30

    Maths Week Scotland launched

    Scotland-wide celebration of maths.

  20. Report

    01 Sep 2017

    Strategic Research Programme 2011-2016: highlights

    Report highlighting environment and rural economy research outputs, and resulting impact, funded through the programme.

  21. Report

    01 Sep 2017

    Strategic Research Programme 2011-2016: economic impact

    Assessment of the economic impacts generated by the Rural and Environment Science and Analytical Services Division's research programme.

  22. NEWS

    30 Aug 2017 10:00

    Teacher recruitment campaign expanded

    English and Home Economics subjects to be targeted.

  23. NEWS

    23 Aug 2017 09:00

    Science funding

    Funding for science festivals and interactive exhibition.

  24. NEWS

    12 Jul 2017 10:06

    Concerns over the future of nuclear safety

    Letter to UK Government on future relationship of UK with Euratom. 

  25. NEWS

    30 Jun 2017 09:01

    Recycling for the future

    Next steps on deposit return scheme.

  26. NEWS

    29 Jun 2017 10:30

    Strengthening deer management

    Actions to improve practices and protect the environment.

  27. NEWS

    21 Jun 2017 11:30

    Protecting the marine environment

    Monitoring of Marine Protected Areas.

  28. NEWS

    14 Jun 2017 09:30

    Scottish Public Sector Employment

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  29. NEWS

    13 Jun 2017 15:09

    Climate change ambitions

    New proposals to reduce emissions by 90%.

  30. NEWS

    07 Jun 2017 00:01

    Strengthening wildlife law enforcement

    International symposium on wildlife forensic science.

  31. NEWS

    31 May 2017 14:31

    Golden eagle deaths

    Extra measures to protect Scotland’s birds of prey.

  32. NEWS

    19 May 2017 09:05

    Protection for living reef

    Loch Carron flame shell beds designated as Marine Protected Area.

  33. NEWS

    04 Apr 2017 19:12

    Scottish investment fund opens in the US

    $125m transatlantic health tech investment fund launches.

  34. NEWS

    30 Mar 2017 12:36

    Strength in research and development

    Higher education research spend tops UK rankings.

  35. NEWS

    27 Mar 2017 11:00

    Bird of prey crime map

    26% drop in recorded bird of prey offences during 2016.

  36. NEWS

    21 Mar 2017 11:12

    The way forward for STEM

    New specialist group will shape Scottish Government strategy.

  37. Consultation responses

    21 Mar 2017

    Science, technology, engineering and mathematics: consultation on a strategy for education and training

    An analysis of responses to the consultation on the draft science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) strategy.

  38. NEWS

    17 Mar 2017 10:00

    Floating wind farms to the fore

    Pioneering technology to power almost 60,000 homes.

  39. NEWS

    08 Mar 2017 09:30

    Births, Deaths and other Vital Events

    Preliminary figures for 2016 released.

  40. NEWS

    17 Feb 2017 10:15

    Strengthening academic links with Japan

    Nagasaki University confirms intention to extend partnerships with Scotland.

  41. NEWS

    08 Feb 2017 11:00

    Teaching makes people

    New recruitment campaign targets science, technology, engineering and maths.

  42. NEWS

    01 Feb 2017 10:30

    EU vital to NHS and social care services

    Ministers examine impact on workforce and clinical research

  43. NEWS

    13 Jan 2017 15:47

    Brexit risk to research

    State-of-the-art Aberdeen centre opening highlights EU benefits.

  44. NEWS

    12 Jan 2017 10:11

    Student numbers increase in Higher Education

    Higher Education Minister welcomes HESA statistics.

  45. NEWS

    11 Jan 2017 14:36

    Top of the physics class

    Science Minister meets winners of Higgs Prize for Physics.

  46. NEWS

    11 Jan 2017 11:56

    Funding for international clinical research

    Malawi and Glasgow healthcare project addresses shared global challenges.

  47. NEWS

    03 Jan 2017 11:19

    Forth dimension

    3D scans of Forth Bridges to power educational games and learning.

  48. NEWS

    03 Jan 2017 00:01

    Choose STEM

    Science Minister highlights study choices.

  49. NEWS

    03 Jan 2017 00:01

    Choose STEM

    Science Minister highlights study choices.

  50. Report

    28 Dec 2016

    RESAS strategic research: 2015 highlights

    A report highlighting research funded though the Rural and Environment Science and Analytical Services (RESAS) division.

  51. NEWS

    08 Nov 2016 13:00

    Branching out STEM delivery

    Scottish Government sets out vision for the future of STEM.

  52. Consultation paper

    08 Nov 2016

    Science, technology, engineering and mathematics – consultation on a strategy for education and training

    A consultation on a draft Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) education and training strategy for Scotland.

  53. NEWS

    08 Nov 2016 13:00

    Branching out STEM delivery

    Scottish Government sets out vision for the future of STEM.

  54. NEWS

    26 Oct 2016 11:20

    Investing in research

    Scotland at forefront of global genomics initiative.

  55. Corporate report

    15 Sep 2016

    STEMEC: report 2016

    Final report of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education Committee (STEMEC).

  56. Correspondence

    10 Oct 2012

    Supporting Scotland's STEM education and culture: government response

    Our response to the Science and Engineering Education Advisory Group (SEEAG)'s report entitled Supporting Scotland's STEM education and culture.