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BCS report reveals SMEs struggle to hire AI and digital apprentices

Published: 26/06/2024

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are calling for financial assistance from the next government to train more apprentices in AI, cybersecurity, and data skills, according to new research by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. …

Winner of the 2024 Rooke Award announced

Winner of the 2024 Rooke Award announced

Published: 25/06/2024

Congratulations to engineer, author and TV presenter Dr Shini Somara, the recipient of the 2024 Rooke Award, one of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s (RAEng) top awards …

BCS Manifesto sets vision for technology through ethics, education, and equity

BCS Manifesto sets vision for technology through ethics, education, and equity

Published: 10/06/2024

BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, has stated that the upcoming UK General Election is the first where the government will need a vision for how computing will transform the lives of everyone in the UK, as well as the economy. …

New report explores how engineering and manufacturing employers can unlock the value of apprenticeships

New report explores how engineering and manufacturing employers can unlock the value of apprenticeships

Published: 31/05/2024

A new report from the UK engineering and manufacturing skills charity Enginuity, in partnership with The Engineer, outlines practical steps that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the engineering and manufacturing sectors should adopt to ensure the success of their apprenticeship schemes. …

Reversing the small but worrying spike in women aged 35 to 44 leaving engineering

Reversing the small but worrying spike in women aged 35 to 44 leaving engineering

Published: 30/05/2024

New workforce data released today by EngineeringUK reveals the proportion of women working in engineering and technology roles has declined in the past year from 16.5% to 15.7%. …

Royal Academy of Engineering launches new Enterprise Hub in Scotland to support engineering and technology entrepreneurs

Royal Academy of Engineering launches new Enterprise Hub in Scotland to support engineering and technology entrepreneurs

Published: 28/05/2024

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) has launched a new initiative to support engineering and technology entrepreneurs to start and grow businesses in Scotland. …

Healthcare providers need engineers' involvement to achieve net zero objectives

Healthcare providers need engineers' involvement to achieve net zero objectives

Published: 24/05/2024

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) argues that the NHS needs to make significant investments in sustainable healthcare technologies to decrease emissions and minimise waste. …

IChemE’s survey highlights Chartered member status as a crucial factor influencing salaries

IChemE’s survey highlights Chartered member status as a crucial factor influencing salaries

Published: 22/05/2024

A recent employment survey conducted by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) has established that Chartered member status is the primary determinant of median salary. …

Entries now open for SOE’s Safety and Resilience in Engineering Awards

Entries now open for SOE’s Safety and Resilience in Engineering Awards

Published: 17/05/2024

The Society of Operations Engineers (SOE) has announced that entries are now open for this year’s Safety and Resilience in Engineering Awards. …

Learned Societies’ Liaison Officer at the Foundation for Science and Technology, Keith Lawrey, retires after more than a quarter of a century

Learned Societies’ Liaison Officer at the Foundation for Science and Technology, Keith Lawrey, retires after more than a quarter of a century

Published: 07/05/2024

Keith Lawrey has retired from his role as a specialist Learned and Professional Societies Officer at the Foundation for Science and Technology. To celebrate a very distinguished career, a special retirement send-off was held in his honour at Gray’s Inn on 24 April. …

Engineers 2030 – a new vision for tomorrow’s engineering workforce

Engineers 2030 – a new vision for tomorrow’s engineering workforce

Published: 24/04/2024

The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng), in collaboration with the National Engineering Policy Centre, has launched a new consultation to examine how engineering knowledge and skills are changing in the 21st century and what will be required to attract, educate, recruit, and support future engineers and technicians …