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Building a port in the storm

Building a port in the storm

Maria Ferreira is a Civil Engineer at DP World London Gateway, a brand new port facility. She tells …

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From Business Woman to Engineer

From Business Woman to Engineer

In her teens and twenties Louise had always been interested in going into business-focused career. H…

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Balancing your dream career

Balancing your dream career

Sarah always wanted to be an engineer. Growing up, her father and brother were always fixing things …

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Standing on new legs

Standing on new legs

As an amputee engineering student Rishi Vegad acutely understands how engineering can make life bett…

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Leading the Signals

Leading the Signals

Lead Signalling Power Engineer on the UK Rail network, Abdul Rehman, tells us about his varied worki…

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The wide world of Chemical Engineering

The wide world of Chemical Engineering

Postgraduate student Bhavik Mehta explains how and why he came to study chemical engineering.

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Designing things backwards?

Designing things backwards?

Radoslav Iliev is a reverse engineer at Physical Digital. He tells us how he got involved.

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Selling engineering

Selling engineering

Serena works in engineering services sales at Bosch. She tells us about her role.

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Making a difference

Making a difference

Phil Kirby is a Civil Engineer and has worked on projects not only on the computer but all around th…

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My life in engineering

My life in engineering

Atkins structural engineer Christina Varnava tells us about the projects she works on, what she enjo…

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From sweet shops to stupendous ships

From sweet shops to stupendous ships

What do you want to be when you grow up? Graduate chemical engineer Will Sharpe tells us how his dre…

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Challenging and changing perceptions

Challenging and changing perceptions

Stephanie talks about how she is encouraging diversity in engineering and why it is so important.

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Ask Siu

Ask Siu

Siu answers the top ten questions she gets about being an engineer...

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My route into food engineering at the Wrigley company<br>By Sarah Cain

My route into food engineering at the Wrigley company
By Sarah Cain

Although I am not a “hands-on” engineer anymore I still have to think like an engineer to help my te…

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Working in construction

Working in construction

Rachel Nixon tells us her four favourite things about her job.

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Every day engineering: a day out in London.<br> By Philippa Jefferis, Graduate Engineer at Amey

Every day engineering: a day out in London.
By Philippa Jefferis, Graduate Engineer at Amey

Let’s get one thing straight, I am passionate about engineering – like really passionate...

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Agricultural engineer Nigel Summerfield

Agricultural engineer Nigel Summerfield

Nigel tells us how his apprenticeship has led to a long career.

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Extracting oil from under the sea

Extracting oil from under the sea

How on Earth do engineers get oil and gas from under the sea, and bring it back to land for our use?…

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Engineering and chewing gum

Engineering and chewing gum

Maria Torres works for Wrigley's - she tells us how engineering got her involved in making gum.

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My three most answered questions about engineering...

My three most answered questions about engineering...

"It’s only when people start asking me about my role that they appreciate how interesting and challe…

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So Many Types of Engineering!

So Many Types of Engineering!

Kate Harwood tells us about biomedical engineering and developing biomaterials.

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All at sea

All at sea

John Butler is a marine engineer and has long had a fascination with the sea.

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Making a world of difference

Making a world of difference

How my first eleven years in engineering helped me see the world and contribute to helping it.

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A passion for design

A passion for design

Joe Palmer is a design engineer at AMRC, and tells us about his work.

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Delivering amazing sculptures - design engineering

Delivering amazing sculptures - design engineering

From acrobatic elephants to Robbie Williams' giant head, James Solly tells us about how he's helped …

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A Day in the Life of...

A Day in the Life of...

... graduate structural engineer James Rushton!

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10 reasons for doing a Year in Industry placement

10 reasons for doing a Year in Industry placement

Year in Industry placement student Jaime Fowler shares her experiences...

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Adventures

Adventures

"I have always known that life is about adventures." Holly tells us about her life studying and work…

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Life in the cleanroom

Life in the cleanroom

Dr. Henry Lancashire is a biomedical researcher building miniature devices for use inside the human …

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A day in the life of an EDF Energy apprentice<br>By Ellie Turner

A day in the life of an EDF Energy apprentice
By Ellie Turner

What's life like as a Smart Metering Apprentice at EDF?

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Misconceptions in engineering (III) - Electricity from living plants with Salinna Abdullah

Misconceptions in engineering (III) - Electricity from living plants with Salinna Abdullah

So, just to clarify - you are trying to harvest energy from living plants?

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Misconceptions in engineering (II) - smart robots with Josiah and Sam

Misconceptions in engineering (II) - smart robots with Josiah and Sam

Dan meets Sam and Josiah, who are working on "robots with brains"!

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Misconceptions in engineering (I) - a walk through engineering life at university

Misconceptions in engineering (I) - a walk through engineering life at university

I'm going to take you on a trip around my university and introduce you to a few engineers and engine…

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Conor Graham on software engineering

Conor Graham on software engineering

Conor Graham talks about why he enjoys software engineering, and how you can get involved.

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Working as a design engineer in the nuclear industry

Working as a design engineer in the nuclear industry

Chris works at the National Nuclear Laboratory, where they aim to take existing nuclear technology a…

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The earthquake!

The earthquake!

Cheryl, our blogger this week, tells us about how she solved the environmental problems caused by a …

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If you don’t ask you don’t get <br> by Brittany Harris

If you don’t ask you don’t get
by Brittany Harris

Brittany Harris explains how there are many people out there who want to help young people get into …

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Things are happening in Birmingham

Things are happening in Birmingham

Lots of new public projects are happening in Birmingham, and Alex tells us about what a site enginee…

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Dispelling 10 common myths about engineering <br> By Spacecraft Structures Engineer Abbie Hutty

Dispelling 10 common myths about engineering
By Spacecraft Structures Engineer Abbie Hutty

Abbie Hutty talks us through her top ten misconceptions about a career in engineering and the ExoMar…

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