Business Secretary Sajid Javid announces new multi-million pound fund for degree apprenticeships

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Business Secretary Sajid Javid has announced on a visit to Manchester Metropolitan University a new £10 million fund to allow students to study for a full Bachelors or Master’s Degree while working. Javid commented: “We launched degree apprenticeships to unlock life changing opportunities for young people and give...

Battery technology research centre opens in Warwick

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Business Secretary Sajid Javid has opened an Energy Innovation Centre (EIC) at Warwick University, a move which will further research into battery cell technology. The £13 million facility is capable of developing chemistries for new batteries, and also boasts testing chambers and a test facility for electric and...

Royal Academy of Engineering funds 22 new public engagement projects

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The Academy, through its Ingenious scheme, is set to fund 22 new projects aimed at engaging the general public with engineering. Ingenious is backed by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and will allow engineers to become better informed of the needs of the community.