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Welcome to a collection of news stories from around the world on the themes of engineering and design.Click on the link beside each feature to read more.You can sort through the news items according to the category as specified in the column on the left hand side of the page.


Women missing out on engineering careers

A new public survey by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers has found that 78% of the public think engineering would be a good career choice for a woman, compared to just 4% who said it was not.

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Wall-to-wall virtual reality

Virtalis’ ActiveWall at the Virtual Engineering Centre (VEC) at Daresbury Science and Innovation Campus proved to be such a draw to University of Liverpool students and academics that they were keen to have their own Virtual Reality (VR) suite.

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Stellar support for small businesses

Small businesses developing products and services for the space sector will be able to take advantage of a new incubation programme being run at the University of Nottingham Innovation Park.

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New speakers join PD+I 2016 line-up

Two new speakers have joined the exciting line-up for PD+I 2016 – which takes place from 18-19 May at the America Square Conference Centre, London.

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Cutting-edge tunnelling

The construction of two new 650 tonne tunnel boring machines (TBMs), which will build the new Northern Line Extension tunnels under south London, has been completed.

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Institution of Engineering Designers' Annual Report and Accounts - for the financial year 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2015

Minutes of the Annual General Meeting and Extraordinary General Meeting Held at 12.00 on Saturday 11 July 2015 at Courtleigh, Westbury Leigh, Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13 3TA

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CTPD status for REHAU design engineer

Neil Baker, a senior engineer at REHAU, has become one of the first designers in the UK to achieve prestigious Chartered Technological Product Designer (CTPD) status.

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CAD source for new projects

A major hurdle when working on a new project can be finding components that fit to the overall design –without going over the R&D budget or missing deadlines.

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ICE-ing on the cake

Two apprentice engineers at national engineering consultancy Morgan Tucker have been awarded the prestigious Institution of Civil Engineering (ICE) QUEST Technician Scholarship.

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Your path to CTPD!

The new status of Chartered Technological Product Designer has captured the imaginations - and fervour - of many IED members already.

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