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      Relec Electronics – July 2018 newsletter (19/07/2018)

      With the British Grand Prix still fresh in memory, we at Relec update readers on our work with Team Bath Racing Electric (TBRe), an electric Formula Student team at the University of Bath.

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      Diversity makes us stronger… (10/07/2018)

      At the time of writing, it’s the beginning of June – which you might know is Pride Month. This annual celebration of the LGBT+ community, often denoted by the rainbow flag, is celebrated all around the world throughout June...

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      STEM Matters: Diversity makes us stronger… (10/07/2018)

      UK engineering has the lowest percentage of female engineering professionals in Europe, at only 9% of the workforce, but its gender gap is not the only diversity issue the profession faces...

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      EPDT's July 2018 issue is now available (03/07/2018)

      This month’s issue – both in print and online – contains features on enclosure technologies and mil/aero applications. Our cover story explains how companies can minimise additional testing when commercialising products for the military market.

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      Bringing STEM to life – at Rapid speed (08/06/2018)

      The depth of passion for STEM that exists in the UK was in full evidence at this year’s VEX Robotics National Championships. Snowfall over several days had virtually cut off parts of the country. But it did not stop many teams from braving treacherous road conditions and making arduous journeys to the event in Telford...

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      Editorial: Nine percent is not enough… (07/06/2018)

      You already know that engineering in the UK is suffering from a persistent and substantial skills gap: EngineeringUK reports that the annual shortfall of engineering graduates to meet demand is more than 20,000 – and 50,000 for engineering roles at large! And only 9% of the UK industry workforce is female, and just 6% of registered engineers and technicians – CEng, IEng, EngTech – are women…

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      STEM Matters: International Women in Engineering Day – #RaisingTheBar (05/06/2018)

      Not only does engineering in the UK face a well documented and persistent skills gap, with numbers of STEM graduates still not meeting demand, but its gender gap – bearing in mind that the UK has the lowest percentage of female engineering professionals in Europe, at only 9% – is further exacerbating the problem.

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      One year at the helm… (02/05/2018)

      We welcome you to our May 2018 issue of EPDT! It’s hard for me to believe, but this is my 12th issue as Editor of EPDT. Seems as good a time as any to reflect on the last year – and to look forward too...

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      STEM Matters: The Big Bang Fair (02/05/2018)

      This year’s Big Bang Young Scientists & Engineers Fair took place last month at The NEC in Birmingham. Run by EngineeringUK, the event, which is the UK’s largest celebration of STEM for young people, continues to go from strength to strength.