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Young engineers from Cheshire school triumph in national engineering challenge final
Students from Fallibroome Academy in Cheshire, have won the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET’s) national IET Faraday engineering challenge, securing £1,000 for their school. The top five school teams from the season league table attended the IET Faraday National Final on Thursday 29 June 2023 at the Digital Aviation Research and Technology Centre (DARTeC) at Cranfield University. The teams were Sandringham School from Hertfordshire, Fallibroome Academy from Cheshire, Thomas…
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Outstanding women celebrated nationally at Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards
Three young women engineers have been recognised at the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards for their work in engineering. IET Mary George Memorial Prize for Apprentices: Lauren Smith (22) is a Trainee Medical Engineer at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust. Lauren is part of a team that ensures the proper function of medical devices within the healthcare setting and works to support the…
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IET comments on reports of UK tech talent shortage
Dr Graham Herries, co-chair of Innovation and Skills at the IET, said: “It is a huge concern to see a talent shortage within our technology sector and employers need to recognise that they play a significant role in addressing the skills gaps that they face – by recruiting more apprentices and re-training existing staff, as well as utilising the apprenticeship levy to address demand. The importance of engaging with local…