engineering

  • Why is engineering for everyone?

    Authors: Alan Joshy, Jack Hardy, Thomas To, Tabitha Reynolds and Owain Thomas - Why is engineering for everyone? The brief was to answer this question through a 2-minute video that would appeal to younger audiences and capture people’s attention. Engineering is...

  • EIP Project Planning & First Stages

    Author: Joseph - Hi there, my name is Joseph and last month I began to give some sort of insight into the daily life of an Extended Integrated Project (EIP) student working at Rolls-Royce as part of my Master’s Degree...

  • The EIP Experience; An Introduction

    Author: Joseph - Hi, my name is Joseph and I am a 4th year Integrated Mechanical and Electrical Engineer (IMEE). Over the coming months I hope to explain to you about my work on the External Integrated Project (EIP) scheme...

  • A positive response

    Author: Fiona Gleed - When someone sets out an aspiration to be a positive man in 2018, they deserve a positive response. This reply is a personal perspective, reflecting on my own experiences in Engineering and Universities, to recognise progress...

  • How to be a positive man in 2018

    Author: Alastair Marsh - Gender inequality is a problem in many parts of our society including universities and the engineering sector. What are some simple, practical ways in which men can make a positive contribution? Before looking to the rosy...

  • Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose

    Author: Fiona Gleed - This blog has previously been published in Public Engagement at Bath Five years ago, I did something crazy... A colleague in the Civil Engineering cluster at UWE had been approached by Dr. Helen Featherstone, then with...

  • The importance of being pretentious - Part One

    Author: Alastair Marsh - Engineers can improve engagement with the public by being more pretentious. In Part One, I’ll explore this argument from three angles: the relationship between technology and society; the uncertainty of truth; and, how people relate differently to pure and applied...

  • Video Production for your Student Project

    Author: Franco Botes -  When people ask what I do, I say that I’m an engineer, completing the second year of my PhD. I work on control systems and simulation, and I want to go into the automotive industry. But...