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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.

Advanced composites facility opened

Greg Clark, Minister of State for Universities, Science and Cities, has opened the University of Southampton's Advanced Composite Materials Facility. The facility, the only one of its kind in the UK, will develop and manufacture new and advanced materials for semiconductor electronics, data ...

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Sussex engineering lab gets £10m boost

The University of Sussex is investing £10 million in a new engineering and robotics lab on the back of a 60% surge in applications for engineering and computing degrees. Half of the money will come from the government’s £200m fund for STEM teaching.

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Miliband vows to boost number of female engineers

Thousands of female engineers will be trained up as part of a national mission to get Britain building again, Labour leader Ed Miliband has announced. Writing on Facebook, he said that Britain's lack of female engineers should be a "matter of national embarrassment", as he called for an extra ...

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History in the making

The IED is now authorised to award Chartered Status to product designers. The first two registrants to be granted Chartership are revealed below.

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New move to STEM skills gap

​New move to STEM skills gapResearch shows that one of the biggest challenges within STEM education and encouraging tech literacy amongst young people is a lack of easily relatable materials linking the relevant subjects and technology skills to real careers.

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Creativity in action

The Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE) Conference has just celebrated its 18th birthday! Held in Denmark this year, it was a great success, as Christian Tollestrup, head of the Industrial Design Section, Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology, Aalborg University, ...

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Meet our next President

Pete Lomas HonFIED, co-creator of hugely successful Raspberry Pi computers, is soon to take on a vital role within the IED

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