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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


Will the last graduate leaving the country please close the door?

I used to be a careers adviser.

I never wanted to be one. I would have much preferred to play left back for Manchester City or been a Formula 1 driver. 1,026 more words

Graduate Recruitment

NCWIT Summit empowers young women in techology

In May, WSGC scholar Karolina Pyszkiewicz was selected student ambassador to the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Summit 2014 in southern California. This event brought together over 700 industry professionals to discuss gender issues in computing and ways to encourage more women to enter the technology field. 966 more words