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Fantastic news about graduate jobs. But...

Put out the flags. There are signs that, at last, the job prospects for our graduates are improving and, being most definitely a glass-half-full bloke, I’m waving my flag with the rest of you. 843 more words

Graduate Recruitment

The End of An Era (and a short book review)

So if you guessed from the last post that I’m job hunting, then you’re right! I am job hunting. Applying for jobs is a job in and of itself, but I have hope, work experience, and a constantly updated resume and cover letter, not to mention lots and lots of ideas for activities, new instruction designs, and potential ways to keep students awake during classes. 523 more words


The rise, rise and rise of chemical engineering (Day 54)

The organisation responsible for┬ámanaging applications to higher education courses in the UK – UCAS – published their annual data tables this week. Their top-line data, by the deadline of 30 June 2014, showed a total of 659,030 applications, an increase of four per cent compared to the same point last year. 310 more words

Geoff Maitland

Teaching Challenges: group projects

Science is a collaborative effort and in essence, more and more of our scientific effort is done in groups. We come up with projects together, divide the labour, and co-write the papers that come out of it. 644 more words

Become a NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar

Are you a community college student who dreams of having a career in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM)? Does it sound like fun to work on projects and share ideas with NASA engineers, educators, and scientists? 111 more words


Register now for the 2015 student hexacopter challenge

Start getting your team together now for the 2015 ICESat-2 Mission Hexacopter Engineering Challenge at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.

This challenge will task teams of undergraduates with measuring the height of Earth around us, from tree canopies to bodies of water. 104 more words


Guest Blog: APSCo & the world of recruitment; Freya's first week on Placement

Our guest blog is written by Freya Verlander, a English and Comparative Literature student from University of Warwick, who is currently on an APSCo Placement with… 642 more words