New £10k grant celebrates female-founded or led engineering organisations

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To celebrate this years International Women in Engineering Day on 23rd June, London-based manufacturing specialist Get It Made have unveiled a £10k grant for female-founded or led engineering organisations. Today only 12% of the engineering industry, and 25% of the manufacturing industry are women. In a bid to...

The Royal Academy of Engineering awards seven Research Fellowships

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The Royal Academy of Engineering has awarded a RAEng / Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship to seven researchers, to facilitate the development of new technologies. This includes research into medical applications, computing, and carbon capture. Seven talented engineering researchers have received a prestigious RAEng/Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship...

New study highlights the financial importance of apprentices to companies

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The ‘Benefits of Apprenticeships to Businesses’ report, launched by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) has revealed that a typical apprentice contributes over £10,000 per annum in productivity gains - rising to almost double for the engineering and manufacturing sectors.