The engineers of the future went head-to-head at Robert Gordon University (RGU) last month when they put underwater robots, which they designed and built, to the test as part of an annual competition.
The achievements of a group of mentors and their mentees in the oil and gas industry have been celebrated at an awards ceremony in Aberdeen.
Secondary school pupils across the North-east have been finding out about future career opportunities in the energy industry this week, at the Heroes of Tomorrow event.
Imagining a future career can be a tall order for many young people. It’s hard to see yourself as an adult, all grown up, carrying out complex tasks.
A group of talented young people are helping ensure business success for one of the North Sea’s leading firms.
An industry leader, who recently highlighted the challenges faced by women in oil and gas, has praised two female engineering students.
The chief executive of Oil and Gas UK has said there is still a “mountain to climb” to bring more women into engineering.
Pupils from Aberdeen’s Hanover Street School have been named champions of a UK-wide sustainable energy competition.
Pupils from the Robert Gordon’s College in Aberdeen have won a national engineering challenge.
“The UK has got a problem where there is almost a systemic lack of information and encouragement for capable young women to consider, not just engineering, but broadly the science and technology careers.”
A £20,000 bursary to cover teacher training has been announced by education secretary John Swinney, following calls to avert a crisis in north-east schools.
The great white shark must keep moving or else it dies. It has to keep oxygen-rich water constantly flowing through its lungs.
Oil and gas industry professionals should consider additional academic qualifications as a form of insurance in an uncertain industry, according to the head of Robert Gordon University’s MBA course.
Pupils at nurseries and primary schools in Aberdeen are taking part in a new initiative which will use the oil and gas industry to teach safety and science lessons.
Secondary school pupils are set to deliver a development plan for a fictional oil field.
Young women from the north-east have attended a specially-designed class to promote careers in engineering and maths.
US engineering firm Emerson has hosted a one-day workshop to show north-east pupils how maths is used in the oil and gas industry.
Throughout the holiday season Energy Voice will be taking a look back at some of our most read columns from 2015.
A new survey reveals that one in 25 Scots is now employed in the technology sector, boosting the prospects for young people choosing a career in Scotland's digital future.
The driving force behind what will be the world's first 1,000mph car is on a mission to inspire the next generation of engineers.
There has been a lot of talk recently about the ‘barriers to entry’ for girls studying science and mathematics at school. Whether it is not feeling smart enough, not knowing about the different career options or just not having the support and role models to encourage and inspire them to take that leap of faith to study science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects, girls are not pursuing STEM careers in the same way boys are.
An Aberdeen-based not-for-profit organisation held an event to inspire the next generation of engineers.
At St Margaret’s School for Girls we read the article which showed a quarter of girls in Scotland aged between 11 and 16 do not think they are clever enough to become a scientist with great interest. In girls’ schools across the country it has long been acknowledged that building confidence and self-esteem in girls is key to their success in the classroom, particularly with regard to the uptake of science and maths. The number of our girls pursuing STEM subjects at university continues to be high and is in stark contrast with the figures released by EDF Energy today.
Oil major Shell has sought to transform the perception of the oil and gas industry after receiving no applications from female students for their engineering programme six years ago. The company and Aberdeen's North East College sought to understand why the only submissions had been from male applicants. Shell said three key reasons were found - poor perception of the industry, lack of female role models and poor experience of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects.
A renewables group focused on encouraging more women into the sector is looking for further funding options. WiRES (Women in Renewables Energy Scotland) is looking at its next steps after funding from Close the Gap came to an end. Dr Abbe Brown, from the Centre for Energy Law, the University of Aberdeen said more needed to be done to encourage women and people generally to take up STEM (Science, Technology Engineering and Maths) subjects and close the skills gap within the industry.