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Best of British Engineering Unveiled – Prestigious Semta Skills Awards unveils 2017 shortlist

4 years ago — Long Read

The shortlist for this years Semta Skills Awards - which honour the best in British Engineering - has just been announced. These talented engineers and innovative companies have been shortlisted...

Birmingham University Is Stepping Up to Tackle the Engineering Gap

4 years ago — Long Read

Last month the BBC highlighted the engineering gap; pointing out the shocking fact that women make up only 8% of the UKs engineers. However, things look a bit different at...

Professor Eleanor Stride Signs Open Letter calling for Prime Minister Theresa May to close gender pay gap

4 years ago — Quick Read

An open letter to Theresa May MP, calling for the UK Government to close the gender pay gap and value women’s work has been signed by 36 signatories, including scientists,...

Bola Fatimilehin, Head of Diversity at Royal Academy of Engineering, on Diversity in Engineering

4 years ago — Quick Read

Black History Month have just published a fantastic interview with Bola Fatimilehin, Head of Diversity at Royal Academy of Engineering. Bola is responsible for the RAENG's programme to increase diversity...

Virtual Reality & Robotics Help Paralyzed Patients Learn to Walk Again

4 years ago — Long Read

Long-term paraplegics, fully paralysed from the waist down, have experienced a partial recovery after training with virtual reality (VR) and robotic technologies.

Dartmouth Celebrates Majority-Female Graduates for Engineering

4 years ago — Long Read

Dartmouth College, in the US, is celebrating granting 54% of its undergraduate engineering degrees to women. This makes an a world first for a national research university to award more...