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Women in engineering – INWED 2022

Published: 23/06/2022

International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) takes place on 23 June 2022. This annual awareness day exists to raise the profile of female engineers and technicians, spotlighting their achievements in engineering. To celebrate #INWED22, we have spoken to some of our talented and inspiring women registrants about their motivations, their careers, and how their work is shaping the world. …

Government to invest £2 billion per year in research and development

Government to invest £2 billion per year in research and development

Published: 28/11/2016

Government pledges an additional £2 billion funding per year in research and development by the end of this Parliament, in the Autumn Statement …

Institute for Apprenticeships invites applications for Route Panel Chairs

Institute for Apprenticeships invites applications for Route Panel Chairs

Published: 24/11/2016

The Department of Education is looking for applicants to be part of the new Institute for Apprenticeships, which from April 2017 will aim to put businesses at the heart of the decision-making process …

Clare Lavelle wins the Karen Burt Award

Clare Lavelle wins the Karen Burt Award

Published: 23/11/2016

The Women’s Engineering Society has awarded its 2016 Karen Burt Award to Clare Lavelle. The prestigious annual award is given to an outstanding newly registered female Chartered Engineer to recognise her excellence as an engineer and for her work to promote the profession …

Register to attend a free Engineering Recruitment event

Register to attend a free Engineering Recruitment event

Published: 22/11/2016

The National Engineering and Construction Recruitment Exhibition is taking place on 25 and 26 November in Birmingham. It is an opportunity to meet recruiters from industry-leading employers and find job opportunities at all levels …

University of Sheffield launches campaign to tackle UK engineer shortage

University of Sheffield launches campaign to tackle UK engineer shortage

Published: 16/11/2016

The University of Sheffield has launched ‘Engineering is…’ campaign, aimed at children to encourage more young people to study engineering …

Final weeks to enter Semta Skills Awards

Final weeks to enter Semta Skills Awards

Published: 15/11/2016

Nominations for the Semta Skills Awards, which celebrate the Best of British engineering, will close on Wednesday 30 November 2016 …

Inventor Sir James Dyson sets up institute to tackle skills gap

Inventor Sir James Dyson sets up institute to tackle skills gap

Published: 14/11/2016

Inventor Sir James Dyson has announced he will open his own institute to train engineers, in order to "tackle head-on the dearth of skilled engineers in the UK" …

Register of Apprenticeship training providers

Register of Apprenticeship training providers

Published: 09/11/2016

The Skills Funding Agency has opened a register of Apprenticeship training providers. Any providers looking to deliver Apprenticeships from May 2017 are required to successfully complete the process by 25 November 2016 …

It's Tomorrow's Engineers Week

It's Tomorrow's Engineers Week

Published: 07/11/2016

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week has arrived to shine a spotlight on engineering careers …

Engineering Without Borders UK publishes report on international programmes

Engineering Without Borders UK publishes report on international programmes

Published: 01/11/2016

Engineering Without Borders (EWB) UK has published its Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Report for its 2015 international programmes that benefitted over 1,700 people in developing communities around the world …