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ICE reports rise in EngTech MICE applications

Published: 14/12/2016

ICE reports an ongoing rise in the number of EngTech MICE members, like Engineering Council case studies Callum O'Connell and Bethany Holroyd …

IET recognises three exceptional young women engineers

IET recognises three exceptional young women engineers

Published: 13/12/2016

Three exceptional young women engineers were celebrated at the Young Woman Engineer (YWE) Awards Ceremony in December …

Call for evidence on closing the STEM skills gap

Call for evidence on closing the STEM skills gap

Published: 07/12/2016

The Science and Technology Committee has launched an inquiry into how the skills gap is being addressed, calling for evidence on what measures are being taken to close the gap …

Technicians celebrated at IET Innovation and Achievement Awards

Technicians celebrated at IET Innovation and Achievement Awards

Published: 01/12/2016

The Institution of Engineering & Technology Awards have celebrated innovation in engineering and outstanding apprentices and technicians. Category winners included Engineering Technicians who have made exceptional contributions to their operational area …

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 …

WISE Awards celebrate outstanding contributions to diversity in STEM sectors

WISE Awards celebrate outstanding contributions to diversity in STEM sectors

Published: 21/11/2016

Outstanding contributions to gender balance in science, technology and engineering were celebrated at the 2016 WISE Awards, presented by HRH The Princess Royal …

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" …