Tag Archives: engineering

New programme inspires next generation of engineers

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has partnered with ITN Productions to launch ‘Year of Engineering,’ a pioneering news and current affairs-style programme celebrating the UK’s outstanding engineering heritage and inspiring the next generation of engineers. 2018 is the Year of Engineering, an opportunity to champion engineering and to …

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BSRIA launches Inspiring Tomorrow’s Engineers publication – career path stories

BSRIA has launched its 4th Inspiring Tomorrow’s Engineers publication which was written by workplace student: Abigail Teekaram. This insightful report looks at the careers of some successful engineers at BSRIA, among its membership and in the industry. It leads on naturally from last year’s publication which considered the range of …

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Renishaw hosts Secretary of State for Wales for visit focused on supporting engineering

Alun Cairns MP, Secretary of State for Wales, recently visited global engineering company Renishaw’s site in Miskin, near Cardiff to discuss the future of engineering in Wales. Cairns met with representatives from Renishaw to discuss how businesses and the Welsh Government can work together to create an engineering workforce with the skills necessary …

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Engineers in top five of most trusted professions

Engineering is the fourth most trusted profession in the UK, a new truth league table has revealed. The Institution of Engineering and Technology worked with the 2018 Ipsos MORI Veracity Index, which has been tracking the latest movements in Briton’s trust in the key professions since the 1980s, to have …

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Engineering sector’s astonishing gender pay gap

Research conducted by one of the UK’s largest accountants has revealed that men in engineering earn up to 30 per cent more than women in the same roles. Hemel Hempstead-based SJD accountants has analysed salaries of both male and females in the sector revealing some astonishing figures. According to the …

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World leading engineers win at IET Achievement Awards

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has named the winners of its 2018 Achievement Awards. One of this year’s most significant awards, the Mountbatten Medal, goes to Professor William Webb for his outstanding contribution in the field of telecommunication and 5G. The IET Achievement Awards exist to recognise individuals …

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Engineering “inside the box”!

The official unveiling of an ‘Ingenuity Studio’ inside a repurposed shipping container outside Hereford’s Shirehall attracted representatives from schools, colleges and the community, intrigued to find out more about its role in engaging people with Hereford’s pioneering future engineering university, New Model in Technology and Engineering (NMiTE).  Launching Ingenuity Studio, …

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Record-breaking Tomorrow’s Engineers Week

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, now in its sixth year, has come to a close following a record-breaking week of activity. The highlight of the Week was the Tomorrow’s Engineers Week Big Assembly where almost 50,000 students all took part in the same school assembly at the same time, connected by a …

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Champion for women in engineering to head Britain’s newest university

The trustees of the New Model in Technology & Engineering (NMiTE) have announced that Professor Elena Rodriguez-Falcon has been appointed chief executive of Herefordshire’s future university with immediate effect.  Elena is also NMiTE’s Provost, and had been its acting CEO since May this year.  She said: “I am delighted and …

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Parents prioritise engineering careers that make a difference

Parents want their children to have a future that makes a positive difference to society, according to new research released to mark the start of Tomorrow’s Engineers Week. Almost two-thirds (64%) of parents want their children to have a job that is something they can be proud of and two-fifths …

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