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Guest blog post: UKESF Scholars Create Project for Schools
We know that providing children with ‘hands-on’ experiences works really well in promoting their interest in Electronics. There is nothing like the sense of satisfaction when you complete a project and […]
UKESF Scholar Guest Blog
At the UKESF we love the passion and enthusiasm for Electronics that students on our scholarship programme show. We also pride ourselves on our ability to find students who are […]
Welcome to our Skills Special blog post. We always include a ‘skills’ item in our normal quarterly newsletter (sign up on the homepage) but, as skills is one of the […]
Let’s Talk About Skills, Again – Then Act
Earlier this month The IET published the results of their annual Skills & Demand in Industry survey. Did we learn anything new with this survey? In my view – no, […]
Electromagnetism: The Overlooked Force of Nature
Let’s start by recapping about the electromagnetic force. Electromagnetism is a branch of science involving the study of electromagnetic forces, a type of physical interaction that occurs between electrically charged […]
In Case You Missed It
Raising awareness about Electronics is a fundamental part of our mission at the UKESF. We know that Electronics is the future and it is a sector driven by innovation and […]
Stop ‘Encouraging’ Girls. Start Encouraging Employers and Teachers.
Last Friday was International Women in Engineering Day again, and I return to a topic that I’ve written about previously – improving gender balance in Electronic Engineering. Modern day Electronics […]
Improving Gender Balance
Earlier this year we published a guest blog from Emma, one of our UKESF Scholars; it was a really insightful piece entitled ‘Where are the Queues for the Loos?’. Reflecting […]
Guest blog post: Where are the queues for the loos?
At the UKESF we recognise that trying to get more girls involved with Electronics is a key part of tackling the skills challenge. We asked Emma, one of our final-year UKESF […]
“Well Done, Considerably Better than I was Expecting”
So let me start with a question: what connects the explorer Ernest Shackleton, the manufacture of paper aeroplanes, a fire in a fictitious factory in Taiwan and footballs with personal […]