UWE Bristol’s Head of Engineering Design and Mathematics has been recognised for her work to increase diversity in engineering. Professor Lisa Brodie collected an Enginuity Skills Awards at a ceremony in London, seeing off competition from two (More)
Women Like Me is a peer mentoring and outreach project, aimed at boosting female representation in engineering. How does it work? Women Like Me pairs senior women engineers with junior women engineers to undertake mentoring and engineering (More)
Building to Break Barriers is a new outreach project that aims to engage children from under-represented groups with engineering, using the computer game Minecraft, which allows players to build almost limitless creations. The project will co-pro (More)
“Why restrict our talent pool and drive away our most experienced people? Through this talk, I want to share our success stories, encouraging other companies to better accommodate working parents. A long-term career in technology is something that (More)
Why is diversity important in engineering? According to, the Royal Academy of Engineering, addressing diversity and inclusion not only helps to bridge the UK's engineering skills gap, it also drives innovation and creativity.  "Addressing (More)
Only 12% of engineers in the UK are women. Is this enough? No, it's really not – we have an engineering skills shortage as it is, and the low proportion of women in the workforce means that a whole pool of talent is going untapped. Girls need (More)
In 2018, Women Like Me launched at UWE as a tiered mentoring project for women in engineering. Delivered by Dr Laura Fogg-Rogers and Dr Laura Hobbs, the project was a great success, engaging over 10,000 children with engineering outreach and signifi (More)
The UWE Bristol MEng Aerospace Engineering course, and student Prisilla Johnson who has also gained a private licence with a UWE Bristol partner flying school in the US, have been featured in The Guardian. "Prisilla Johnson always dreamed of beco (More)