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Fewer than one in 10 parents of girls believes engineering appeals to their children, according to research published today.
Network Rail chief executive Mark Carne has hit out at the safety culture within the rail industry, dubbing it “macho” and in drastic need of change.
A senior client figure has criticised a lack of action to improve safety and equality in the construction industry.
Mott MacDonald chief Keith Howells is on a mission to see his firm visibly taking the lead in the equality debate. Mark Hansford finds out more.
The engineering sector could well be alienating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender minorities through active or unconscious discrimination. Tom Wallace has set up the InterEngineering professional network to try to address the issue. Ben Cronin reports.
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.