Sandi MacPherson’s 50/50 Pledge is indicative of a movement that’s aiming for a fair proportion of men and women at tech events – and eventually in the industry
HMRC tells Computer Weekly about its first 15 apprenticeships available under the government-led Tech Industry Gold Apprenticeship scheme
Imperial College London. The summer school covered all Departments within the Faculty of Engineering, highlighting the breadth of opportunities engineering offers students.
Jeremy Corbyn commits to making half of cabinet women, in ambitious 'Working with Women' policy document
Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn has released a document outlining his proposals to increase gender equality in society, including a commitment to make half of his shadow cabinet women if he is elected.
The University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has announced a pioneering new education route for successful apprentices to study advanced vocational University degrees, as part of their apprenticeship training.
Following a trailblazing project, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is recommending that in order to get more girls to study science, engineering, technology and maths (STEM), we need to take teachers out of the classroom to spend more time with local businesses.
Najwa Jawahar, WSP | Parson Brinckerhoff structural engineer, discusses why she is encouraging more women to follow in her footsteps
Following moves by Google and the big US technology firms to disclose diversity data, the think tank, New Financial recently analysed what the biggest companies and organisations across the financial markets (including banks, investment banks, asset managers, stock exchanges, law firms, central banks and regulators) in Europe say about their approach to diversity on more than 50 criteria.
On Tuesday, David Cameron said the government will push companies to publish average salaries of male and female employees. Here’s a look at the issue.
A report adopted by the women's rights committee on 14 July sets out how women could be helped to overcome the barriers preventing them from progressing in science, research and the technology sector.
The University of Northampton is helping to tackle the long term shortage of women working in science after hosting a special day of scientific activities for schoolgirls.
Apprentices are vital to plug the food industry skills gap, says the Food and Drink Federation, while the Confederation of British Industry has slammed the government's latest apprenticeship plans.
A former head girl who shunned the traditional path to a top university now has an engineering apprenticeship with Procter & Gamble. Emily Hamlin, 17, from Horndon, said the decision was the best she had ever made.
Women make up approximately 25 percent of the New Horizons flyby team. The female team members were photographed at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory on July 11, 2015, just three days before the spacecraft’s closest approach to Pluto.
Jobs vacancies in high level STEM occupations (those requiring science, technology, engineering and maths) are almost twice as likely to be left unfilled due to a lack of staff with the right skills, new research shows.