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Is it a ‘Year of Engineering’ for Women?

June 2018 - Natasha Patel In November of 2017, the UK government declared 2018 the year of engineering. With £210,000 funding for seven projects in order to inspire interest in STEM disciplines it seemed a real commitment was being made [1]. Halfway through said year, let’s take a look at the UK Space Agency funded… Continue reading Is it a ‘Year of Engineering’ for Women?

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Rebecca Lobb – Final Year Engineering Student

Name: Rebecca Lobb A Levels: Chemistry, Maths, Geography and Physics (AS) Degree: Chemical Engineering (MEng); University of Newcastle Upon Tyne Linked In: http://www.uk.linkedin.com/pub/rebecca-lobb/94/41/b45 Starting at the beginning, it wasn’t a natural progression or expected that I would end up being an Engineer. From the beginning of school I loved reading, music and dance. I actually… Continue reading Rebecca Lobb – Final Year Engineering Student

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Meet university of sheffield students: Rosemary Jenkinson, 4th year Civil and Structural Engineering student —

Student Intern Phoebe Kimble-Wilde recently interviewed women students in the faculty to find out a bit about the women engineers at the University, why they chose engineering, what interests them and what they want to do in the future. Here she interviews Civil and Structural Engineering student Rosemary Jenkinson, during her 4th year of her […]… Continue reading Meet university of sheffield students: Rosemary Jenkinson, 4th year Civil and Structural Engineering student —

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Engineering Is Campaign Launch at the Houses of Parliament

November 2016 - Saheela Mohammed It started off as an idea almost four years ago - a book to introduce engineering to young children. With the help of Professor Elena Rodriguez-Falcon, the University of Sheffield Faculty of Engineering Communications Team and members from the Women in Engineering Student Society, we have published a children’s book,… Continue reading Engineering Is Campaign Launch at the Houses of Parliament