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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. …

MacRobert Award won by DnaNudge, British pioneer of rapid, lab-free COVID-19 testing

MacRobert Award won by DnaNudge, British pioneer of rapid, lab-free COVID-19 testing

Published: 06/07/2021

London start-up DnaNudge has been named as the winner of the 2021 MacRobert Award, the most prestigious prize for UK engineering innovation. DnaNudge was honoured for the development of its pioneering consumer genetics technology, which was then adapted to deliver a rapid, lab-free RT-PCR COVID-19 test to NHS hospitals. …

Building Safety Bill presented to House of Commons

Building Safety Bill presented to House of Commons

Published: 05/07/2021

The Building Safety Bill is expected to be presented to the House of Commons after 3.30pm today, in a statement by Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick. …

Big Bang Competition announces GSK UK Young Engineer of the Year winner

Big Bang Competition announces GSK UK Young Engineer of the Year winner

Published: 24/06/2021

A student from Rugby has been awarded the top prize in The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition. Kaede Sugano, a Year 12 student, was crowned GSK UK Young Engineer of the Year for her project, ‘RIHLA’ …

New data suggests increase in number of women working in engineering

New data suggests increase in number of women working in engineering

Published: 23/06/2021

New analysis from EngineeringUK has shown 14.5% of those working in engineering are female, which is an increase from 12% as reported in 2018. The latest data is taken from the Labour Force Survey Q3 2020 shows that the proportion of women working in engineering has increased …

Royal Air Force - INWED 2021

Royal Air Force - INWED 2021

Published: 22/06/2021

To mark International Women in Engineering Day (INWED), the Royal Air Force has shared this case study of Elizabeth Clark, who is a Communications and Electronics Engineer and the lead Safety Engineering for Air Command Battlespace Management. …

Women in engineering – INWED 2021

Women in engineering – INWED 2021

Published: 21/06/2021

International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) takes place on 23 June 2021. This annual awareness day exists to raise the profile of female engineers and technicians, spotlighting their achievements in engineering. The theme for 2021 is Engineering Heroes. To celebrate #INWED21, we have spoken to some of our talented and inspiring women registrants …

World-changing healthcare and lifestyle innovations announced as MacRobert Award finalists

World-changing healthcare and lifestyle innovations announced as MacRobert Award finalists

Published: 09/06/2021

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) has today announced the finalists for the 2021 MacRobert Award, the most prestigious prize for UK engineering innovation. …

Report calls for £40m urgent investment in careers provision

Report calls for £40m urgent investment in careers provision

Published: 08/06/2021

A new report calls on government to invest £40 million in improving access to careers provision for students in schools and colleges in England …

Vocational T Level qualifications roll out further

Vocational T Level qualifications roll out further

Published: 28/05/2021

A new kind of vocational qualification is rolling out further across England from September 2021. T Levels are two year courses, for students aged 16-19, which have been developed in collaboration with businesses. T Levels follow on from GCSEs, are equivalent to three A Levels …

Studying engineering ‘turbo boosts’ social mobility, research shows

Studying engineering ‘turbo boosts’ social mobility, research shows

Published: 25/05/2021

A new study, published by the Engineering Professors’ Council (EPC), reveals that studying an Engineering degree gives individuals a greater boost to social mobility when compared to other subjects. The EPC’s Chief Executive, Johnny Rich, commented: "We have found clear evidence that Engineering makes a significant contribution to …