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Engineering shows up at Big Bang science fair

For the sixth year running, the Sellafield Ltd’s Big Bang Project Team will host a stand at the Big Bang Fair educational science fair in Birmingham, as part of the company’s commitment to encouraging the next generation to get involved in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM subjects…

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Graduates welcome manufacturing opportunity

An electronics manufacturer has recognised the need to encourage graduates to make career moves into the electronics supply chain.

Newbridge-based contract electronics manufacturer Axiom Manufacturing Services has created a graduate scheme providing two graduates the opportunity to begin their careers in procurement, an important function in any manufacturing business…

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Inspirational young engineer recognised by the IET

Abbie Hutty, who studied her Mechanical Engineering (MEng) degree from 2005 to 2010 at the Department of Mechanical Engineering Sciences at Surrey, has been named IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year for 2013.

As a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) ambassador, Abbie has been inspiring students and encouraging…

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Imperial College student awarded for memristor work

Nujira has presented student engineer Lim Wei Li with the EEE Best Final-Year Project prize at Imperial College Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) student prize giving ceremony.

Whilst studying at Imperial College, Lim chose to research memristor-based chemical synapses as an alternative to conventional CMOS circuit designs.

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ARM to launch Accredited Engineer programme at TechCon

ARM is to launch an Accredited Engineer programme at the ARM TechCon 2012 meeting in Santa Clara on October 30th to Nov 1st.

The idea started in Taiwan where local OEMs told ARM that it would be helpful if there were training courses to acclimatise engineers to ARM.

This is…

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Universities act to reverse engineering decline

Two more universities have joined a nationwide programme to increase the number of electronics engineering graduates in the UK.  The Universities of Cardiff and York have joined the UK Electronics Skills Foundation, which was set up with government support to reverse the decline in the number of graduates entering the…

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Engineering and Science on the up in schools and universities

More students than ever before have been accepted onto science and engineering related degree courses this autumn, according to the University and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). Science is also now the most popular subject at school according to a new poll of children aged 5 to 18. These two snippets…

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Award-winning young engineer calls the tune

Philippa Clark from Wyke Sixth Form College in Hull has won the title of Young Engineer for Britain 2009 at the inaugural Young Scientists and Engineers Fair, held in London earlier this month. The winning project was an electronic musical scale tutor to help beginners learn the trumpet. The device…

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