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Information, Advice and Guidance

In this video from Teachers TV, science teacher Angalika Newton is eager to promote careers in science to her students.

Angalika works with Head of Careers Lorette Parker to plan a lesson to introduce the kinds of jobs that studying science can lead to. Their plans include bringing outside visitors into...

Technicians from Augusta Westland

Augusta Westland is a very large company in the aircraft industry employing people with a wide range of skills. In these videos, staff describe how vitally important technicans are to their business, why they employ apprentices and the appreciation of their work from all levels of staff. Training allows...

Technicians from URT Ltd

In these video resources from the Gatsby Foundation, staff at Universal Race Technology (URT Ltd) describe how important technicians are to the work that they do. The company trains their own technicians so that they can work with the specific cutting edge materials, technologies and processes that are used...

Engineering UK Reports 2011-2013: the State of Engineering

These reports, from Engineering UK, look at the state of the engineering sector in the UK over periods of time. They investigate:

* Current topics, such as engineering in the low carbon economy and women in engineering
* Research and innovation in the engineering sector
* The size of the...

Investigation into Why the UK Has the Lowest Proportion of Female Engineers in the EU

This report, published in April 2011 by Engineering UK, compared the education systems in the UK, Ireland, Italy and Sweden to explore and understand why the UK has the lowest proportion of female engineering professionals across the EU states.

In order to determine if there are any successful national...

Skills Needs for Biomedical Research: Creating the Pools of Talent to Win the Innovation Race

This report, published by the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) in 2008, is based on a survey of ABPI and UK BioIndustry Association (BIA) member companies to review the position three years on from a previous report called Sustaining the Skills Pipeline in the Pharmaceutical and...

Communications of the Future

Jia-Ja Gu explains her work in research and technology for British Telecom. Her research is in connected communities, bringing innovative products and services to people in a linked and connected way.

One application of her research involves putting sensors in litter bins which transmit information...

Body Centric Communications

Body centric communications is any communication on, within or around the body using wireless technology. In this film, engineers give examples of the applications of this technology, including wireless devices which monitor blood glucose and communicate directly with a device which can administer insulin. This...

Mind Control

This film, from the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), explores the possibilities of using thought to control machines.

Researcher engineers at Plymouth University are exploring a direct interface between somebody’s brain and a computer which lets you choose options by just thinking about...

Green School

Howe Dell School was commissioned by Hertfordshire County Council as an exemplar eco-school. It took eight years to plan and build and features a wide range of engineering solutions and green technologies. For example, the inter-seasonal heat transfer system uses the playground surface to absorb heat energy...

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