Archive of: 2024

The amount of copper needed to build EVs is ‘impossible for mining companies to produce’ 

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14 July 2024

Copper cannot be mined quickly enough to keep up with current policies requiring the transition to electric vehicles (EVs), according to a University of Michigan study.

New digital 3D model of Tantallon Castle 

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12 July 2024

Innovative technology aiding conservation of one of Scotland’s most unique castles

Reversing the small but worrying spike in women aged 35 to 44 leaving engineering 

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11 July 2024

New workforce data released today by EngineeringUK reveals the proportion of women working in engineering and technology roles has declined in the past year from 16.5% to 15.7%.


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10 July 2024

The University of Edinburgh are one of our Scottish partners for our annual engineering competition which asks pupils aged 3-19 ‘If you were an engineer what would you do?’ and encourages pupils to come up with creative solutions to real-world problems.


Posted in News & Education

08 July 2024

An internationally-respected academic from University of the West of Scotland (UWS) has been named as a winner of the Top 50 Women in Engineering (WE50) awards.

Could MIT’s sound-suppressing silk fight noise pollution – and foil eavesdroppers? 

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06 July 2024

A sound-suppressing silk engineered to fight noise pollution could also prevent eavesdropping on private conversations, according to an acoustics expert.

£14 million ‘levelling up’ funding to support Glasgow manufacturers to become greener and more productive 

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04 July 2024

Ambitious manufacturing businesses across Glasgow City Region are set to benefit from £14 million ‘levelling up’ funding for three research and development (R&D) projects aiming to upskill the workforce, boost sustainability and productivity and accelerate local economic growth.

Onshore wind farms offset their carbon emissions within two years, new study finds 

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30 June 2024

A new study, which finds that onshore wind farms are capable of offsetting the carbon emissions generated across their entire lifespan within two years, “underscores the environmental efficiency of onshore wind farms and their important role in the energy transition”.

'Engineering' mentioned only once in all party manifestos 

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26 June 2024

‘Engineering’ is mentioned only once in all of the party manifestos published ahead of the general election.

UKAEA renews engineering framework agreement to boost fusion energy’s commercial future 

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26 June 2024

The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) has renewed its four-year £9m Engineering Design Services Framework with nine companies.


Posted in News & Education

24 June 2024

The University of Glasgow is welcoming guests from around the world to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Lord Kelvin.

UK running out of options to achieve a ‘just and fair’ energy transition 

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19 June 2024

A new report by Robert Gordon University (RGU) has revealed that the UK will fail to achieve a ‘just and fair’ transition by 2030 unless there is urgent alignment across the political spectrum to sustain UK offshore energy industry jobs, supply chain investments and the economic contribution of the workforce.

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