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Month: November 2018

Talent 2030 and Talent 2050: Tackling Britain’s Engineering Skills and Education for the Future

To ensure Britain’s global competitiveness it needs high level engineering skills within a diverse workforce. The Talent 2050 programme, “identifies areas of potential disruption, explores changes required to meet today’s, and future, challenges with relevant and effective education, and recommends changes to enable future prosperity”.Β Β It will take 20 years to take a generation from early…
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Wearable Technology: Meet ‘doppel’ the Stress-Reducing Wristband

This week we’re looking at wearable technology. Doppel is the next step for this exciting and expanding sector.Β  Jack Hooper, one of the founders, said “doppel is active, not passive. It goes beyond monitoring and does something for you…our brains have evolved to process experiences. We think the technology of today gives us data but…
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Female Engineers in the First World War

Sunday 11th November 2018 marked the centenary of the First World War. This global war, originating in Europe, lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918. These four years saw large numbers of women enter technical fields. Women were now manning the Home Front, helping construct machinery and driving the transport. French Field Marshal…
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Tomorrow’s Engineers Week 2018!

Here at Talent 2030 we are celebrating Tomorrow’s Engineers Week! Returning for the sixth year – it aims to change young people’s perceptions about engineering. This year the campaign forms part of the Year of Engineering. It will be focusing on animal health, saving the environment, staying safe, health and entertainment. With Tomorrow’s Engineers Week…
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