It’s probably true that most people in the developed world would once have owned a clock or a watch. These household items that are now often taken for granted were once critical to the development of our industrialized nations, as the development of timekeeping technology triggered a revolution in navigation, trade and human mobility. But do
Back in 2014 we reported that that only 6% of the engineering workforce were females.
In celebration of the recent International Women in Engineering Day on the 23rd June 2021, it seems the perfect time to revisit the topic to review the current landscape.
Back in our 2015 blog, we discussed the then Prime Minister David Cameron’s ambitious pledge to provide 3 million apprenticeships by the year 2020, in order to help provide young people with the skills and expertise that today’s employers demand. Given this commitment, just why are there still so few apprentices in 2021?
We will look back and see the 2020 as being a pivotal year when things changed forever. Pre-COVID it was considered essential to have a centralized office but is this still the case?
When the mechanical design process is illustrated it is traditionally sketched out in the form of a block diagram or a process flow diagram. But is there a better way?