Unfortunately, the UK has the lowest percentage of female engineer professionals across Europe, with countries such as Cyprus showing close to three times as many women in similar roles. Throughout this article we will focus on women’s... Read more


One of the key events in the run up to the Automation Fair hosted by Rockwell Automation was the Perspectives media event where journalists, and Rockwell management heard from top brass about the company's achievements and plans for the future... Read more

The Women's Engineering Society has announced that the 21st winner of its prestigious Karen Burt Award is Mandy Lester, senior process and chemical engineer at Bristol-based consultants Atkins Global... Read more

Data analysis by LinkedIn reported that STEM had more women enter the field over the last four decades than any other. Philanthropist and former general manager at Microsoft, Melinda Gates, said: “Innovation happens when we approach urgent... Read more

According to the Breaking the Barriers report by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 99 per cent of female chemists evidence a lack of progression for women in the sector. Read more

A school survey from specialist chemical manufacturer, Airedale Chemical, found that 90% of female students considered science to be their favourite subject following a visit to the company’s Yorkshire site. Read more

Women make up 47% of the overall UK job market, but in some sectors, the gender gap is much broader. In traditionally male dominated sectors such as manufacturing and engineering, women are still struggling to make their way. Read more

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