There’s not just one way to succeed in engineering

Lisa Brodie is head of the Engineering, Design and Mathematics (EDM)department at UWE Bristol, and so is responsible for all of the flourishing student programs and research centres. In honour of Tomorrow Engineer’s week – a week dedicated to inspire more young people to consider careers in engineering, Lisa tells Engineering our Future why she likes … Continue reading “There’s not just one way to succeed in engineering”

IWD2019 – FARSCOPE blog on being a woman in STEM

Laura Gemmell, a student on the joint UWE Bristol and University of Bristol doctoral programme FARSCOPE, has written a blog post all about being a woman in STEM, in celebration of International Women’s Day. “Now we can all agree we need women, how do we get more women into industries where they are under-represented, like … Continue reading “IWD2019 – FARSCOPE blog on being a woman in STEM”

Construction begins on the new UWE Bristol Engineering Building

Engineering at UWE revealed the beginning of building works opposite the Bristol Business School on Instagram this morning. This exciting news is the start of work on the new Engineering Building at UWE Bristol. Due to open in the summer of 2020, more than 1600 undergraduate and postgraduate students, along with 100 academic and technical staff … Continue reading “Construction begins on the new UWE Bristol Engineering Building”

A bridge, a plane, a helicopter…UWE’s Lottie has been touring for Tomorrow’s Engineers Week

This is a guest post by UWE’s Lottie dolls about the 2018 #lottietour for Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (although we think there may have been some help from Laura Maybury…) The Women’s Engineering Society (WES) are running their third Lottie Tour in accordance with Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (5th-9th November). The tour is designed to highlight how varied … Continue reading “A bridge, a plane, a helicopter…UWE’s Lottie has been touring for Tomorrow’s Engineers Week”

Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day at NHSBT – opportunity for female UWE Bristol students

Open Day: 9th October 2018, NHS Blood & Transplant, Filton Celebrating and Inspiring Women’s STEM Careers Ada Lovelace Day is an annual international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). It aims to increase the profile of women in STEM and, in doing so, create new role models who will encourage … Continue reading “Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day at NHSBT – opportunity for female UWE Bristol students”

UWE Bristol supports Engineer Leaders Award for South West England

2018 is the Year of Engineering, a Government-led national campaign to increase awareness among young people, their parents and their teachers of what engineers do. This year, UWE Bristol and DE&S  (the MOD’s Defence, Equipment and Support organisation) are the partner organisations of the Primary Engineer & Secondary Engineer Leaders Awards in the South West … Continue reading “UWE Bristol supports Engineer Leaders Award for South West England”

UWE Bristol events to inspire next generation of student engineers

Leading on from International Women in Engineering Day on 23rd June, a week of engineering events organised by UWE Bristol at the end of June is set to showcase the creativity of current and future engineers across the South West. On 28th June, activities for young people will celebrate women in engineering and inspire schoolgirls … Continue reading “UWE Bristol events to inspire next generation of student engineers”

South West Engineering Leaders Awards Exhibition and Public Event

Saturday 30th June 2018 10 am – 4 pm Take part in science and engineering demonstrations, and see the inspiring designs from the Leaders Awards – the children’s engineering design competition for the South West. UWE Bristol Exhibition and Conference Centre, North Entrance, Filton Road, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, BS34 8QZ   On Saturday 30th June, … Continue reading “South West Engineering Leaders Awards Exhibition and Public Event”