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Ex WORKSHEET 17

Added: 2 days ago by The British Army

The end of week one culminated in a “stand-down” day where many took the opportunity to conduct adventure training activities which included mountain biking, clay pigeon shooting, scuba...

Five reasons you should consider a career in teaching physics

Added: 6 days ago by Institute of Physics

Hear, in teachers’ own words, five reasons you should think about applying for physics teacher training this year…

On attracting and advancing women in technology

Added: 1 week ago by Thomson Reuters

I had the opportunity to join my colleagues in technology to honor Rick King at the Guys Who Get It Awards in San Francisco in January and had a chance to talk with Rick as we commemorate...

How technology is making leaders more responsive and responsible

Added: 1 week ago by Thomson Reuters

The challenge for society in this era of rapid technological change, automation and machine learning is to use its opportunities not only to improve our quality of life but also our purpose.

The Early Careers Network at Thomson Reuters

Added: 1 week ago by Thomson Reuters

The Thomson Reuters Early Careers Network strives to develop and equip early career professionals with the skills to take control of their career development, reach their potential, and become the...

Machine learning turns “fake news” on Twitter into old news

Added: 1 week ago by Thomson Reuters

In the past year, Twitter and other social media channels have come under fire for the personalised experiences they provide to users. Social media feeds currently employ algorithms to surface...

Bakkavor celebrates with employees for 895 years of service!

Added: 1 week ago by Bakkavor

82 employees from Spalding and Sutton Bridge rewarded for 10 and 25 years’ service   Bakkavor has today celebrated the long service and commitment of over 80 employees based at Spalding...

Bakkavor offers early careers opportunities

Added: 1 week ago by Bakkavor

Bakkavor Group, the leading international provider of fresh prepared foods, is once again demonstrating its commitment to Early Careers opportunities by welcoming 47 new young starters this...

Bakkavor looks for future graduate stars

Added: 1 week ago by Bakkavor

Bakkavor Group, the leading international provider of fresh prepared foods, is delighted to announce that applications for its 2018 Graduate Scheme are now open.

Sometimes, it's hard to be an engineer

Added: 1 week ago by Cundall

When will there be enough women on the Supreme Court? When there are nine. There’s been nine men, like forever, and nobody’s ever raised their eyebrows at that.

Build better, more affordably, and sustainably

Added: 1 week ago by Cundall

Guest blogger, Lydia Dutton, is Co-Founder of tech start up LOOP – a circular economy platform for the built environment. Prior to LOOP, Lydia led sustainability at Argent – with...

A Networks Graduate: From desk to hard hat

Added: 1 week ago by SSE

The rotational nature of the graduate scheme not only gives you a brilliant foundation on which to build your career within the company but also lends itself towards graduate engineers looking to...

IT Graduates: How to stand out from the crowd

Added: 1 week ago by SSE

Great companies like SSE are always going to need excellent expertise in IT, and not all companies can offer a range of experience right across the breadth of IT functions.

Our graduate conference was a great success

Added: 2 weeks ago by Lendlease

Held over an intense and dynamic two days, the opportunities were endless for attendees to learn, develop new skills, network and increase their understanding of Lendlease and the way we...

Atkins welcomes its most diverse intake of young engineers

Added: 2 weeks ago by Atkins

More than 350 graduates and apprentices have kick-started their design, engineering and project management careers after joining Atkins. The new intake represents the company’s highest ever...

Graduate Engineers: How to stand out from the crowd

Added: 2 weeks ago by SSE

I work in the central engineering team in the Generation business. I’m Head of Engineering for Electrical, Control and Performance. I’ve been with SSE for ten years now, 28 years in the...

Britecloud simulation and trials

Added: 2 weeks ago by Leonardo

Since the unveiling of BriteCloud in late 2013, the Expendable Active Decoy (EAD) has continually undergone a range of trials with Leonardo electronic warfare technologists working alongside UK and...

Helicopters for Naval Missions

Added: 2 weeks ago by Leonardo

For hundreds of years, but more recently with the development of the global economy, the sea has been a major strategic channel for the transport of raw materials, goods and the exploitation of...

Costain awarded FEED study contract for Tolmount gas onshore plant at Dimlington

Added: 2 weeks ago by Costain

Costain will conduct a front-end engineering and design (FEED) study for onshore plant to receive gas from a new sub-sea pipeline in Dimlington, on the East Yorkshire coast.

Castle to castle challenge 2017 for Ty Hafan Hospice

Added: 2 weeks ago by Costain

A team of cyclists from four Costain projects in South Wales set off on a 400mile cycle challenge to Edinburgh, to raise funds towards the Ty Hafan Children’s Hospice Memorial Gardens project...

New platform and tracks at London Bridge station

Added: 2 weeks ago by Costain

The London Bridge Station redevelopment project’s late August activity programme means the programme is on track for total completion by early 2018.

NowWeComply rebrands to autologyx

Added: 2 weeks ago by autologyx

NowWeComply has rebranded to autologyx. The rebrand follows the evolution of the company’s proprietary SaaS platform to enable businesses to realise the benefits of intelligent Robotic...

SSE: Making Inclusion and Diversity a Priority

Added: 3 weeks ago by SSE

Our focus across SSE is on developing an organisation where everyone feels included, regardless of their gender, race, religion or any other factor.

The Intern Returns...

Added: 3 weeks ago by Virgin Media

So far I’m two weeks into to my Engineering graduate role, but technically one year and two weeks as a Virgin Media employee.

A Few Months In As An Engineering Graduate

Added: 3 weeks ago by Virgin Media

I’m now two months into my first graduate rotation, and it has been an extremely busy and exciting few weeks. With the Engineering Graduate scheme, we are given the opportunity to attend a...

My Transition from Intern to Graduate

Added: 3 weeks ago by Virgin Media

The first few weeks of any new job can be an exciting and daunting time, especially if you’re stepping into a new environment, for me I was starting a new job in a familiar setting as a...

James Williamson - The Life and Times of a Graduate in SSE

Added: 3 weeks ago by SSE

In September last year I began on the SSE Engineering Graduate Scheme having completed my MEng in Mechanical Engineering at Robert Gordon University.

Grace Simms - Experiences of a New Graduate Engineer at SSE

Added: 3 weeks ago by SSE

At the start of September, I joined SSE on the Graduate Engineering Scheme, along with nine others.

SSE IT graduate Rachel tells us why the industry isn't just for boys

Added: 3 weeks ago by SSE

Rachel Powell, currently on the IT graduate at SSE, says the reality of a career in the sector is a million miles away from the male-dominated reputation it has...

My first week as an NQT

Added: 3 weeks ago by Get Into Teaching

Heading into school on Monday was both exciting and incredibly daunting.

Letter from the First Sea Lord to the Daily Telegraph

Added: 3 weeks ago

Open letter from Admiral Sir Philip Jones KCB ADC, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, to the Daily Telegraph regarding their recent article entitled 'Weakened Navy' (15th September 2017).

Application Tips

Added: 4 weeks ago by Mace Group

We are writing this blog to assist you in writing your online application and to help increase your chances of making it through to the first stage interview.

LEADING NORTH EAST IT COMPANY GOES FOR GOLD

Added: 1 month ago by Waterstons

Leading Durham-based business and technology consultancy Waterstons is the only North East company in its category to be a national finalist of the Investors in People Awards 2017. Waterstons,...

Oxford URNU Summer deployment

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

Oxford URNU’s Summer Deployment began by meeting HMS Smiter in Hamburg, from where the ship sailed in company with HMS Ranger, HMS Exploit and HMS Archer to Wilhelmshaven, Germany’s...

Royal Navy leads charge in humanitarian response

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

British sailors and soldiers dealing with the aftermath of Caribbean hurricanes have a wealth of training and decades of experience to draw upon.

1SL Speech for Defence and Security Equipment International Naval Technology Zone

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

Admiral Sir Philip Jones, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, spoke at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) Naval Technology Zone on 12 September 2017.

Jaguar Land Rover going electric from 2020

Added: 1 month ago by Jaguar Land Rover

From 2020, every new car built by Jaguar Land Rover will be at least partly electrified, the company has announced.

Defence Minister announces successful first firings of Sea Ceptor missiles

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

The first firings of the new Sea Ceptor air defence system have been successfully conducted in a major milestone for the Royal Navy, Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin announced today.

Royal Navy unveils radical future submarine concepts

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

The Royal Navy has unveiled a series of futuristic submarine concepts which mimic real marine lifeforms and radically change the way underwater warfare could look in 50 years.

HMS Queen Elizabeth makes debut in Portsmouth with first entry to her home port

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

Britain's future flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth sailed into her home port of Portsmouth for the first time today.

Aircrew work with foreign fast jets to maintain war fighting skills

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

The Royal Navy Sea King Force based at RNAS Culdrose has been working closely with the fast jets of our foreign friends to ensure that Aircrew are at the top of their war fighting game in between...

HMS Astute ready for operations

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

Royal Navy hunter-killer submarine HMS Astute has returned to the Fleet after completing a major capability upgrade and sea training period.

HMS Westminster joins forces with the Met police to deal with disaster

Added: 1 month ago by Royal Navy

Sailors from HMS Westminster summon all their strength to move a smashed-up Daewoo Matiz out of the way in the aftermath of disaster striking the capital - answering the question: what could a...

Innovative collaborative robot sets new benchmark

Added: 1 month ago by HMK

The UK's first COBOT with integrated vision as standard.

Girl gifted 'bionic' hand from Huddersfield 3D printing club

Added: 1 month ago

A 10-year-old girl has been given a "bionic" prosthetic hand after a West Yorkshire university club offered to create one for free.

'Social Value' key to delivering UK's infrastructure and housing needs

Added: 1 month ago by Mace Group

Mace, one of the UK’s leading construction companies, has called for ‘social value’ measures and targets to be formally embedded in all major construction and infrastructure...

Mace Foundation launches major charity appeal to help emergency service heroes

Added: 1 month ago by Mace Group

In response to recent events the Mace Foundation has today (22 June) announced the launch of a campaign to raise more than £200,000 to support Britain’s emergency services. The appeal...

Mace sees annual growth of 14% in 2016

Added: 1 month ago by Mace Group

Today Mace published its 2016 annual report showing a 14% increase in turnover to £1.97bn – well ahead of its 2020 growth target – with international turnover rocketing to...

Mace appointed to Shard Place

Added: 1 month ago by Mace Group

Real Estate Management (UK) Limited and Sellar can confirm that Mace has been appointed as the construction manager on Shard Place. The residential development replaces Fielden House and will...

Open Farm Sunday; Another fantastic result for UK farmers

Added: 1 month ago by British Sugar

What a great weekend... people came out in their droves to support Open Farm Sunday, now an annual national event, when the general public are welcomed on to farms by our UK farmers.