How can you apply your interests in things like cars, sport, aeroplanes and global energy sources to a career in engineering? The animation explores the different career paths available to young people interested in finding out more about the broad spectrum of jobs available to engineers. For further information visit imeche.org
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Students explain how they landed jobs and apprentiships at top companies including Bentley Motors and Mercedes
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Automotive engineer Oliver Tomlin works for Mira Ltd, and engineering service provider to the automobile industry. Oliver recounts his journey from engineering student to professional engineering consultant. Now involved in recruiting graduate engineers himself, Oliver highlights some of the qualities that companies look for in new recruits and explains how to acquire these.
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The world of engineering is constantly changing and evolving. The IMechE believes that engineering institutions must change too if they are to remain relevant to future generations of engineers. With new technologies and disciplines changing the way engineering is done, we ask how the Institution of the 21st century can best meet the needs of the profession and society as a whole.
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The Developing Engineers Programme is available to Associate Members of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. It is designed to support the goal of achieving professional registration – the globally-recognised gold standard for engineers. Brian Ollier CEng FIMechE, Professional Review Interviewer with the Institution gives advice and useful tips on the Professional Review Interview, an essential step in the application to become professionally registered as an Incorporated or Chartered Engineer. www.imeche.org/deprogramme
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Joanna Gleeson is a 28 year old Mechanical Engineer who works for Corus Steelworks in Scunthorpe. Corus is Europe's second largest steel producer which manufactures, processes and distributes steel products and services to customers worldwide. In this short film, Joanna guides us through the processes involved in manufacturing steel, explaining how waste gasses are recycled into energy and the importance of safety at the steel plant. See http://www.engeneration.imeche.org/case-studies/Engineers+in+action/ for more video profiles of young mechanical engineers.
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Our new Healthcare campaign aims to raise awareness of the work and value of engineers within the NHS, and the benefits to the service by creating the position of Chief Biomedical Engineer at every NHS acute Trust, similar to Chief Nurse or Chief Medical Officer.
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In the run up to Formula Student 2010, we commissioned a film to get an insight into the event from current to past competitors, and some of the most prestigious employers and sponsors. Spending a day at Mercedes GP PETRONAS, we filmed exclusive interviews with students from the University of Bath's team; Dan, a young mechanical engineering graduate from Mercedes-Benz HighPerformanceEngines who took part in Formula Student in 2008; Andy Cowell, who is the Engineering and Programme Director for Mercedes-Benz HighPerformanceEngines and who has recruited high achieving former competitors; and Andrew Shovlin, senior race engineer for Mercedes GP PETRONAS, who is perhaps the most famous Formula Student alumnus.
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Steven Chan is a 26 year old engineer who works for Tube Lines, a company which provides maintenance and repair services for trains and infrastructure on the Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly lines of the London Underground network. Specifically, Steven is working on a project that is testing the different possible ways of cooling down Tube trains and stations, which can often become over heated. He explains how coolant systems are being piloted inside train stations and on platforms to lower the temperature and improve the commuter travel experience in London. See more profiles of young engineers at http://www.engeneration.imeche.org/case-studies/Engineers+in+action/
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The Institution of Mechanical Engineers is THE destination for engineering thought leadership; your connection to engineering excellence. For the last 168 years, the Institution has shared knowledge and understanding within the engineering community. It's only by helping the world's engineers be the best they can be that, together, we can improve the world through engineering. You can see more of the Institution's engineering videos at ondemand.imeche.org
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The UAS Challenge is the leading annual student competition in the aerospace sector. Launched in 2014 with the key objectives of developing professional engineers and inspiring the next generation, the challenge is now in its third year. The Challenge calls on participating teams of undergraduates from all over the world. Teams undertake a full design and build cycle of a UAS with specific mission objectives.
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Engineers built Britain - but British manufacturing and engineering has been on the decline for 30 years. But with our renewed support, a thriving manufacturing and engineering sector will help Britain out of recession.
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The Teacher Industrial Partnership Scheme brings together STEM subject teachers and Engineering companies to ensure teachers are well equipped to advise students about possible careers in engineering and related industries. CrossRail and MTC explain why they got involved and how they were able to organise teacher placements working with the scheme.
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The Developing Engineers Programme is available to Associate Members of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. It is designed to support the goal of achieving professional registration – the globally-recognised gold standard for engineers. Claire Maycock, Business Development Manager with the Institution talks about the professional experience and competence required to become professionally registered as an Incorporated or Chartered Engineer. www.imeche.org/deprogramme
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Stephen Phillips of Bombardier explains how to further your career by researching the Aerospace industry and finding out about companies in the sector. He also describes the breadth and depth of experience that engineers can gain by joining a company graduate scheme.
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The Developing Engineers Programme is available to Associate Members of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. It is designed to support the goal of achieving professional registration – the globally-recognised gold standard for engineers. Jade Abbott, Global Account Manager at the Institution talks about achieving professional registration and how it can help engineers advance in their careers. www.imeche.org/deprogramme
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Dr Colin Brown, director of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, explores the importance of resilient and reliable energy supplies in the digitally-connected smart cities of the future. To view our report "Smart Cities: Technology friend or foe?" in full, visit http://ow.ly/cYNj30j9waQ.
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IMechE CEO, Stephen Tetlow, discusses our new report, "Nuclear Build: A Vote of no confidence?". In it we recommend how industry and Government can work together to achieve the UK's long-term low-carbon targets.
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Why has volcanic ash forced the grounding of all UK flights? Dr Colin Brown, IMechE Director of Engineering, talks to the BBC News channel about the effects of volcanic ash on aeroplane engines.
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Astrium is Europe's largest space company, employing 3,500 people in the UK alone. Engineered in Britain, Astrium produces some of the world's leading edge earth observation, science and telecommunication satellites in one of the most exciting sectors of the engineering profession.
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On a graduate scheme for London Underground, Arno Bajon has been working on a wide variety of railway projects, from signalling to maintenance of train tracks. He describes the benefits of a career in the railways, and explains how to get ahead in the sector, from the first year of a mechanical engineering degree right through to professional life as a member of IMechE.
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Alice Younge, PhD student at Imperial College London, talks about her research in biomechanical engineering. Alice Younge is a 25 year old mechanical engineer studying a PhD in Medical Engineering at Imperial College London. Specifically, Alice is conducting research into hip replacement therapies, finding out how to improve the quality of the hip implants that so many people rely on, and to ensure that the trauma that patients experience is kept to a minimum. Alice describes how her research into medical engineering has allowed her to marry her passion for engineering with a desire to help improve peoples lives. She also explains how she was inspired by her love of the humble bicycle! See http://www.engeneration.imeche.org/case-studies/Engineers+in+action/ for more profiles of young engineers.
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John See Jing Leung explains the benefits to him from entering the Institution's Asia-Pacific inter-regional Speak Out for Engineering (SoFE) competition. John went on to win first place of the Asia Pacific SoFE the inter-regional final with his presentation on wearable technology for rail safety. https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=JTGGLYjzrP4
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Mark Hawker, IMechE Fellow and Head of Engineering Design for Tesco Property Services, discusses the construction and operation of their energy-efficient sustainable concept store. Using new technologies and construction methods, engineers have radically reduced the store's energy consumption and achieved a 43% reduction in its carbon footprint. They are now well on course to reducing their energy consumption by 50% between 2000 and 2010.
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Ben Morrell, Rotating Plant Engineer at EON, gives an account of the last stage LP blade failure at Ironbridge which occurred in February 2014.
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The Developing Engineers Programme is available to Associate Members of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. It is designed to support the goal of achieving professional registration – the globally-recognised gold standard for engineers. Tom Owen, International Business Development Manager talks about the academic knowledge required to become professionally registered as an Incorporated or Chartered Engineer. www.imeche.org/deprogramme
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The Greater London Region Young Members Panel together with volunteer engineers from the ICE, IChemE, CIWEM and ITS UK organised a Museum Late at the London Transport Museum to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day
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One of the leading-edge automotive companies in the world, with a large proportion of its engine and powertrain development originating in the UK. The innovation of its UK engineers, who develop next generation engines such as EcoBoost here, ensures the company is truly Engineered in Britain.
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Paul Crowther, Group Head - Inspection Management at RWE npower,talks about non-destructive testing inspections for low pressure last-stage blade roots.
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UK's most talented apprentices in an innovative design and manufacturing are challenged to improve an everyday home or garden device. The challenge is free to enter and open to all apprentices from companies, colleges and training providers of engineering and manufacturing technologies. For more information : http://www.imeche.org/get-involved/young-members-network/home-automation-challenge-apprentice-competition
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How to learn anything at home in your pyjamas - Hugh Greenway looks at how to use the Internet to find out about just about everything.
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