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engineering
woman-in-the-construction-industry-featured
08
Mar

DTL call for more women in construction and engineering this International Women’s Day

Attracting more women into construction and engineering must become a higher priority for government and employers, urges Develop Training Ltd (DTL). The training company says redressing the gender imbalance is not just desirable from an ideological viewpoint but also a means of helping to tackle the chronic skills shortage afflicting the industry. Two thirds of...
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Khadijah Ismail featured
13
Feb

‘Misleading stereotypes’ put girls off engineering careers, STEM ambassador claims

A female STEM ambassador believes “misleading stereotypes” are to blame for a lack of women in the sector. Khadijah Ismail, aged 19, who has secured an engineering apprenticeship with defence, security and aerospace multinational BAE Systems, said girls often misunderstand what the traditionally male-dominated industry has to offer. Ismail said, “I’ve found that a lot...
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space quantum engineering featured
19
Sep

How to launch into a career in space quantum engineering

Diviya Devani,Space Systems Engineer in Quantum Technology at Teledyne e2v discusses how to get into a career in Space systems engineering and how to progress in this role. I’ve been fascinated by Space from a young age, I’ve always dreamt of working in the Space industry and I’m now living my dream working at Teledyne...
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WE50 FEATURED
27
Jun

Women’s Engineering Society celebrate Top 50 Women in Engineering

The Women’s Engineering Society (WES) celebrated the Top 50 Women in Engineering at a high-profile event at Royal Academy for Engineering. In partnership with The Telegraph, this year’s top 50 Women in Engineering represent the top female returners and transferrers in engineering and allied sectors. The WE50 winners were awarded their trophies at an International...
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engineering
21
Jun

Keeping women on track in engineering

In the UK, only nine per cent of the engineering workforce and only six per cent of registered engineers and technicians are female, the lowest levels across Europe. Alongside her role as an electronics engineer in the rail vehicle systems at Knorr-Bremse, Leesa Kingman from Midsomer Norton, near Bath, is paving the way for other...
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Sir James Dyson
14
Sep

Inventor of the Dyson opens university aimed at women

Sir James Dyson has set up a new university, with an initiative aimed specifically at women. His firm secured university status for the Dyson Institute of Engineering and Technology, at Dyson’s research and development campus in Malmesbury, Wiltshire. It is the first privately-funded university launched under the Government’s higher education and research act. The inventor...
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12
Sep

Atkins welcomes more female graduates than ever

Engineering consultancy Atkins has welcomed more female graduates and apprentices than ever before. According to Atkins, the gender ratio of 2017’s graduates and apprentices is more balanced than it has ever been previously, with 31 per cent of new graduates being female. 21 per cent of new apprentices are women out of over 350 new...
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Becky, Bloomberg featured
07
Sep

In Her Shoes: Becky | Engineering, Bloomberg

Becky works in the engineering sector at Bloomberg and is currently based in London. What has been your career path at Bloomberg? I’ve been with Bloomberg for over ten years. Starting as an entry-level programmer in New York, I was quickly given full design and support oversight on the trade alerting system for Bloomberg’s voice...
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