Telepresence robots being trialled by Bangor University

Bangor University's School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering is trialling telepresence robots as it explores cutting-edge methods of delivering teaching and learning during a global pandemic.  Telepresence robots are now widely used in industry, particularly when individuals managing projects from afar want to gain a real 'feel' for their environment such as for remote construction site visits

Teenager with autism secures engineering apprenticeship

A former Abbot’s Lea School student is about to start training to save lives and property, as an emergency gas engineer.  Niall Potter, 18, is the first graduate to land an apprenticeship in an engineering role from a scheme that supports Liverpool people with special educational needs and disabilities.  Local gas network Cadent is one of

UK needs young skilled people now more than ever before

Rapid technological and societal development has meant that the UK needs young people skilled in engineering, construction and technology now more than ever before according to Caroline Arnold, senior admissions and conversion officer, Faculty of Engineering and Technology Liverpool John Moores University. In 2019, the Institution of Engineering and Technology found that

Research Circles an exciting innovation for collaboration

Edge Hill University’s Early Years Education Department is developing the idea of Research Circles to foster better collaborations and encourage knowledge that can be adapted for practical work in the classroom. Research Circles bring together groups regularly with the purpose of exploring, through research, a common issue and possible solution for

Carmel College congratulates A-level students

Results day 2020 was very emotional for many with a mixture of outcomes for lots of students both at Carmel College and across the country. Unfortunately, staff at Carmel College were unable to celebrate with students as normal, but they were still able to provide support for students who needed it. Many students