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Engineering employers should look further afield for work experience candidates and use the process to bring a diverse range of people into the industry, according to the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Female construction workers have broken the world record for the number of people jumping and high-fiving in one place.
Network Rail has photographed 32 women engineers at the Bermondsey Dive Under site as part of efforts to mark Women in Engineering Day.
To celebrate National Women in Engineering Day, NCE speaks to Aecom senior consultant Nayera Aslam about how she became an engineer and the work she does promoting the profession in schools.
As the 2015 edition of the NCE Graduate of the Year Awards launches, last year’s winner Sophie McPhillips talks about the work she has done for Engineers Without Borders
Mechanical engineer Benjamin Anstiss talks about the support Arup gives to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender engineers (LGBT) and about plans to have an engineering walking group at this year’s Pride in London festival.
Taking positives from defeat was the sporting theme of last weekend. First England’s rugby team took positives from running the seemingly unbeatable All Blacks close in New Zealand. Then Roy Hodgson’s youthful England took positives from giving experienced Italy a good run for their money in their opening World Cup game in Brazil.
Massively apathetic is how I would describe the response to my Comment of 20 March, exhorting action to tackle the scandalous lack of women in our profession.