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Helping to solve skills shortage and youth unemployment – The 5% Club

Added: 5th November 2013 by QinetiQ

QinetiQ, along with a group of other leading UK companies, has just launched a major campaign urging industry to adopt a new 5% target for graduates, apprentices and sponsored students in their...

The appliance of science: careers in SET

Added: 4th October 2012 Source: Gradcracker

Question: Is science, engineering and technology (SET) a popular area for graduates? Answer: Yes, but that doesn’t mean it’s too competitive, especially if...

IEEE Provides a Simple Solution to a Complex Issue: How to Increase Women in Engineering

Added: 18th September 2012 Source: IEEE

Women represent only approximately 25 percent of the total current global workforce in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. With engineering being the fastest growing occupation...

Circuits maxiumus for super-fit Duncan on first sea trials

Added: 18th September 2012 by Royal Navy

Sailors on HMS Duncan are enduring daily physical pain and exertion to maintain the new destroyers position as the fittest ship in the entire Fleet. Its not just the Type 45 warship which is being...

Navy ends decade-long loan deal by buying fishery ships outright

Added: 18th September 2012 by Royal Navy

Three fishery protection ships have been bought outright by the Royal Navy in a £39m deal after nearly a decade on loan to the Fleet. The trio of HMS Tyne, Severn and Mersey, which help to ensure...

Ambush ready to make her debut for the Silent Service

Added: 18th September 2012 by Royal Navy

The Navys latest hunter-killer submarine HMS Ambush is ready to sail on her maiden voyage after nearly a decade's work and training. The second of the Fleets class of cutting-edge £1bn...

First images from World's most powerful camera in its hunt for dark energy

Added: 18th September 2012 by Science & Technology Facilities Council

Eight billion years ago, rays of light from distant galaxies began their long journey to Earth. On 12 September, that ancient starlight found its way to a mountaintop in Chile, where the...

All work and no play! No way!

Added: 14th September 2012 by Cundall

Work and the business of excellent and sustainable engineering design is of course Cundall's main priority. However, we also recognise that our staff are more than just Engineers, that they have...

New £1million fund for Britains Brightest Students

Added: 14th September 2012 Source: The Institution of Engineering and Technology

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is today launching new funding of £1 million towards scholarships for students considering a future in engineering. With applications now open...

HMK extends it's DriveTrain offering by acquiring Jacksons Power

Added: 12th September 2012 by HMK

We are pleased to announce that HMK has acquired the trade and assets of Jacksons Power Transmissions Ltd. Jacksons Power Transmissions was formed over 25 year ago with the sole aim to...

FDM Group announced as the fourth top company for graduates to work for

Added: 10th September 2012 by FDM Group

The UK's leading IT graduate employer, FDM Group, has ranked fourth in The JobCrowd's "Top Companies For Graduates To Work For" 2012/13. FDM has been placed above many internationally recognised...

What Women Love About Engineering

Added: 15th August 2012 Source: Gradcracker

If you think your degree course is lacking in fellow females, be warned that they’re likely to be in even shorter supply in the world of work. According to the IET’s annual workforce...

FDM launches its first Women in IT Video!

Added: 7th August 2012 by FDM Group

A hot topic at the moment is the lack of women in IT, which has been an ongoing issue for the industry for many years; currently women hold a mere 14.4% share of the computing professional roles in...

Water Industry Rising Stars 2013

Added: 7th August 2012 Source: Institute of Water

Applications are now being accepted for the Institute of Water’s Rising Stars Programme 2013. As part of the Institute’s ongoing work to nurture rising talent in the water sector it...

FDM Group named in the Top 50 IT Training Providers 2012

Added: 6th August 2012 Source: FDM

International IT services provider, FDM Group, has once again been honoured for its commercial excellence by featuring in The UK’s Top 50 IT Training Providers league table for 2012, ranking...

Once in a lifetime opportunity - Salford's Mission to Mars

Added: 3rd August 2012 Source: Gradcracker

Space lovers have a once in a lifetime chance to watch a NASA space landing live from Salford Quays. A team of NASA experts will be broadcasting their webcast live from Salford when a spacecraft...

STFC presents the very first LHC on Tour!

Added: 3rd August 2012 by Science & Technology Facilities Council

A travelling exhibition showcasing the LHC, the worlds' largest science experiment, will visit venues around the UK ranging from UK Parliament to the Jodrell Bank music festival. Visitors can get...

Board game to excite and engage school children

Added: 3rd August 2012 Source: The University of Sheffield

The students from the Advanced Metallic Systems Centre of Doctoral Training have replaced the iconic coloured streets around the board with a range of materials used in science, engineering and...

Formula racing team gains impressive fourth in Austria

Added: 1st August 2012 Source: University of Bath

A team of Mechanical Engineering students from the University of Bath came an impressive fourth place in the recent Formula Student Austria competition. The Formula Student competition, which...

Opening ceremony to 'reinvigorate careers in engineering'

Added: 31st July 2012 Source: Olympics London 2012

The Olympics effect is set to "reinvigorate" engineering as a career choice among young people, with the Opening Ceremony showcasing a wide variety of engineering roles, according to an...

FDM Group sponsors prize at the University of Brighton for the fourth year!

Added: 26th July 2012 by FDM Group

As part of its ongoing commitment to making a positive change to the UK’s IT skills shortage, FDM Group, is delighted to announce it sponsored the ‘Best Development Project’...

Jaguar Land Rover Creates 1,100 New Jobs

Added: 25th July 2012 by Jaguar Land Rover

Car company Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is to create more than 1,100 new jobs in the West Midlands, it has been announced. The expansion of the workforce at the firm's Castle Bromwich plant will...

Standing Out From The Crowd

Added: 24th July 2012 by Cundall

Engineers really are getting younger and younger! At least that was the thought of Carole O’Neil, Partner, and Freya Murray, Structural Engineer who recently agreed to sit on the judging...

Higgs Discovery Confirms The Importance of Engineering

Added: 17th July 2012 Source: Gradcracker

On the whole, I’d rather be at Westminster Central Hall. Like many nerds — a label I’ll gladly embrace — I have an abiding interest in quantum physics, and the Central Hall...

FDM Group features in The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 for the first time

Added: 9th July 2012 by FDM Group

Leading IT services provider, FDM Group, has been listed in The Sunday Times International Track 200 league table, placed at 162 above household names such as Specsavers, Virgin Active and GHD....

Make Sure Your CV is Up to Date!

Added: 4th July 2012 Source: Gradcracker

On September 1st 2012 Gradcracker will be relaunching with a brand new look and lots of new features. In addition to this the CV search facility for our employers will also be updated. If you...

Programmes, Vacancies and Placements - This Weeks Deadlines on Gradcracker!

Added: 3rd July 2012 Source: Gradcracker

Tuesday 3rd July Johnson Matthey – Continuous Improvement Engineer – Graduate vacancy http://bit.ly/NQwycs Thursday 5th July Mott MacDonald – Graduate Mechanical Engineer...

Going For Gold!

Added: 2nd July 2012 by Cundall

Going for Gold With 26 days, at the time of writing, until the opening ceremony of London 2012 the pressure on our Olympic athletes to perform is mounting.  The nations eyes will be...

Range Rover Evoque clinches the UK's premier engineering prize

Added: 28th June 2012 by Jaguar Land Rover

The engineering team behind Land Rover's cutting-edge concept car for the road, the Range Rover Evoque, have won the UK's premier prize for innovation, the Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert...

FDM Group named in the Top Ten IT Employers for Women

Added: 19th June 2012 by FDM Group

The UK’s largest IT graduate employer, FDM Group, has been placed in the ‘Top Ten IT Employers for Women’ in 2012! Compiled by trendence, one of Europe’s leading...

Network Rail and Atkins Inspiring a Future Generation of Engineers...

Added: 18th June 2012 Source: Olympics London 2012

For many of us, the main bit of forward planning we'll be doing in relation to the Olympics this July will be deciding what events we want to watch, and maybe setting some time aside to take in the...

Money on Smart Engineering the Future

Added: 18th June 2012 Source: Gradcracker

Susie Smart, 22, a product design engineering student from Strathclyde University's department of design manufacture and engineering management, is the winner of this year's £1500 Prince...

School Children Capture Images From The Edge of Space With Balloon

Added: 13th June 2012 Source: Sheffield Engineering Gateway, University of Sheffield

Last year, Alex Baker and Chris Rose, both PhD students from the University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, sent a helium-filled balloon with two video cameras and a tracking device...

Graduate Jobseekers Flock to Manchester

Added: 11th June 2012 Source: University of Manchester

The UK’S biggest jobs fair will be organised by The University of Manchester this week as hundreds of graduates seek their first step on the career ladder. This annual Graduate...

FDM Group continues to combat lack of women in IT

Added: 1st June 2012 by FDM Group

As part of FDM Group’s ongoing women in IT campaign, the international IT services provider held another successful “Women in IT Advantage Session” in their flagship London...

Stunning image of smallest possible five rings

Added: 28th May 2012 Source: Warwick University

Scientists have created and imaged the smallest possible five-ringed structure – about 100,000 times thinner than a human hair – and you’ll probably recognise its shape. A...

New Survey Shows a Race For This Years Graduate Jobs

Added: 24th May 2012 Source: High Fliers

A major new survey of more than 17,000 university undergraduates from the ‘Class of 2012’, shows that final year students leaving Britain’s leading universities this summer have...

A Thank You to Gradcracker

Added: 23rd May 2012 Source: Jessica@Gradcracker

This week I received an email from a student who used to be registered on Gradcracker. In her email she praised Gradcracker and she said how useful she found the site and how it was a great way of...

A Positive Future For Engineers

Added: 21st May 2012 Source: Gradcracker

Leaving university is a scary thought in the current economy. Graduates could be forgiven for thinking the worst. However, for engineers the future is looking bright! Recent figures show that...

£16M Boost for UK Robotics

Added: 16th May 2012 Source: University of Cambridge

Cambridge and Cranfield Universities are at the heart of a £16 million government initiative to boost the use of robotics in UK industry. The research project is a...

Extraordinary success for Bristol engineers

Added: 14th May 2012 Source: University of Bristol

More than a quarter of the national Royal Academy of Engineering Leadership Advanced Awards have been awarded to students at the University of Bristol - putting the University top in the country...

FDM’s Women in IT Event

Added: 4th May 2012 by FDM Group

For graduate girls who are ready, SET and going for IT Want to ‘go for gold’ in the race for career success? As a female in the IT industry you will be entering a male-dominated and...

Northumbria University Researchers Creating Self-Healing Concrete

Added: 30th April 2012 Source: Northumbria University

‘Self-healing’ concrete is being developed by researchers at Northumbria University which could see cracks in concrete buildings become a thing of the past. Dr Alan Richardson, a...

New technique may help severely damaged nerves regrow and restore function

Added: 24th April 2012 Source: The University of Sheffield

Engineers at the University of Sheffield have developed a method of assisting nerves damaged by traumatic accidents to repair naturally, which could improve the chances of restoring sensation and...

FDM featured in the Guardian UK 300 for the first time!

Added: 19th April 2012 by FDM Group

The international IT services provider, FDM Group, has been placed at 233 in the prestigious Guardian UK 300, beating household names such as Logica, Vodafone and Fujitsu. This is the first time...

FDM Group hosts event to encourage more women to pursue a career in IT

Added: 18th April 2012 by FDM Group

Following the success of its first “Women in IT Advantage Session” held in August, the UK’s largest graduate employer, FDM Group, last night opened its doors once again to women...

Electrical Engineers develop LED ‘Magic Wands’

Added: 16th April 2012 Source: University of Bristol

Engineers from the University of Bristol have developed illuminating ‘magic wands’ that work by picking up radio signals from mobile devices. The wands, to be showcased on BBC’s...

GlaxoSmithKline Confirms Plans To Create Up to 1000 Jobs

Added: 12th April 2012 by GSK

In total more than £500m of investment confirmed, creating up to 1,000 new jobs Includes £100m investment for GSK manufacturing in Scotland Options for further...

UK Car Production Grows By 23.5pc

Added: 10th April 2012 Source: Gradcracker

UK car production plays a major part in the British Economy. Recent figures show that UK car production has risen by 23.5pc in the past few months. Production has risen to 138,296 vehicles. This...

Great Minds think alike – Susan and Lynne McDonald - Engineering Twins

Added: 4th April 2012 Source: Gradcracker

Susan and Lynne McDonald both attended the University of Strathclyde where they studied Electronic and Electrical Engineering. Both girls had always had an interest in engineering and Susan...