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Engineering UK 2013, our flagship report on the state of engineering in the UK. This year’s edition is the most comprehensive ever, building upon feedback from our stakeholders. It now contains more extensive analysis of supply trends, greater discussion of demand-side issues (including regional breakdowns), enhanced information on political and economic environment, as well as benefiting from expert external case study contributions from key organisations.

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Key facts about the state of engineering from Engineering UK

UK & Ireland FIRST LEGO League - Information for Teachers - The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is the UK and Ireland partner for FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL). FLL is a global science and technology competition for teams of students, to encourage an interest in real world issues and develop key skills that are crucial for their future careers. The students work together as a team and explore a given scientific topic and plan, program and test

This report presents the findings from our study on what workplace health issues should be targeted through education and training schemes for health and safety professionals. www.iosh.co.uk/researchreports

from Wired UK

Hackathon tackles £4.1bn highway maintenance problem (Wired UK)

Hackathon tackles £4.1bn highway maintenance problem Lancaster University has held a 24-hour hackathon to build smart street solutions based on data from a slated UK highways sensors hub. The session, which brought together physics, computer science and engineering students with UK SMEs, was held in the run-up to a £30,000 Smart Streets competition.

from Ubergizmo

Ada Lovelace Day: Women Tech Accomplishments [Infographic]

Twelve significant women in science and engineering.

from Mashable

How Do We Get More Students Interested in Math, Science & Tech Careers? [INFOGRAPHIC]

STEM

Why STEM Matters

Why STEM Matters

Why STEM Matters

This document helps professional health and safety advisers to explore what occupational safety and health management systems can offer their own organisations and those they advise. This guide covers the core elements of plan, do, check and act. www.iosh.co.uk/systems

from My Nearest And Dearest

Tinkering for Kids: Disassemble a Motor

Learn by tinkering. Take apart an old motor. #STEM

James Dyson Foundation - Resources | Free kits for schools that introduces students to the design process and a chance to take apart a Dyson machine to learn more about the detailed design engineering.

from planetsmarty.com

12 Amazing Engineering Projects for Kids

Planet Smarty Pants - 12 Amazing Engineering Projects for Kids #stemactivities

A workplace health and safety cartoon/comic, including an overview/summary of occupational health and safety (OH); for use in business presentations, training and development, academic environments, human resources, when coaching, in workplace/office meetings, etc.

The Square One Education Network’s purpose is to create and fund powerful, relevant experiences for K-12 teachers and students that creatively integrate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) using best practice supported instruction through unique project designs. We support hands-on STEM initiatives, host unique professional development, and provide engaging STEM projects throughout the Great Lakes region.

A diversity cartoon/comic, including an overview/summary of diversity and cultural awareness; for use in business presentations, training and development, academic environments, human resources, when coaching, in workplace/office meetings, etc.

Getting the health and safety out throughout the workplace can be quite hard. Some people don't pay any attention to the subject and it does have...

A teamwork cartoon/comic, including an overview/summary of teams and teamwork; for use in business presentations, training and development, academic environments, human resources, when coaching, in workplace/office meetings, etc.

from Bit Rebels

This Is Why Men Die Before Women [14 Pics]

Safety at work in the UK...ummmm maybe not!