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Introducing Beulah Louise Henry

Introducing Beulah Louise Henry This week we are looking at the female inventor Beulah Louise Henry. In 2006, she was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. However, many of us still know little about this exceptional woman who earned 49 patents and made 110 inventions. In the early stages of her career she…
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More girls needed to engineer a better world

The 2018 Talent 2030 Dashboard is live! But you might be suprised by what it looks like. The dashboard looks at how many girls across the UK are taking science and technology subjects: from GCSE right through to their career choices. We know that pretty much 50% of 16 year-olds taking physics GCSE are girls:…
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Winner Adrianna talks about her experience entering the competition

Since I was 11 years old, I have been passionate about everything that is inconceivably small, hence barely possible to imagine. The idea that there is actually another world that we can’t see made me realize that those tiny species must be of great importance. That resulted in my interest in nanotechnology, where the invisible…
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Winner Anu talks about her experience entering the competition

(Anu with Talent 2030 judge Dr Ozak Esu at the Big Bang Fair) In my household, I practically grew up with engineering. Both of my parents studied electrical engineering in university and despite their lack of practice now, most of my youth has been spent listening to the tales of whatever inventions they made or…
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Talent 2030 National Engineering Competition for Girls Winners and Runners-Up Announced!

Some of the Talent 2030 judges who met at NCUB to review the entries and pick the winners and runners-up of the competition. From left to right: Yewande Akinola, Dr Jess Wade, Ala Hammad, Petra Gratton and Dr Ozak Esu. Forty-one entries were shortlisted from over two-hundred submissions received in December. The judges had the…
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