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With just ten years left to change our carbon intensive lifestyles to mitigate climate chaos, urgent decisions need to be made about how we can reach net zero and clean air. Meanwhile, the Covid19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement show th (More)
Air quality and traffic congestion are among the main causes of poor urban living and have sparked rising concerns about the negative impact that transport has on people’s health and wellbeing in urban areas. According to the European Environment (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)
A team of Science Communication Unit researchers was selected by the Royal Institution (Ri) to explore ways to continue modernising the Christmas Lectures, an iconic series that has run since 1825. Margarida Sardo, Hannah Little and Laura (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)
Bristol Women's Voice have featured our Women Like Me project, run by Dr Laura Fogg-Rogers and Dr Laura Hobbs, on their blog. Bristol Women’s Voice is a powerful voice for women making women’s equality in Bristol a reality. They make sure th (More)
Back in November, Show of Strength's production about Sarah Guppy - engineer, inventor, campaigner, designer, reformer, writer, environmentalist and business woman - opened to great reviews. These included comments such as: “You won’t lo (More)
On Thursday 7th March 2019, Bristol 24/7 published an article on "Nine of Bristol's brilliant women in STEM". We are absolutely delighted, and very proud, that three of those women - a third of the total - are from UWE Bristol's Department of Engine (More)
engineering wrote: Connected by Curiosity
Our Curiosity Connections Conference took place at UWE Bristol on Saturday 2nd February 2019. We've already updated on our Women Like Me engineering outreach surgery that was embedded into the day; now you can find out how the rest of the packe (More)