Tag Archive for 'Innovation and Skills'

Engineers indispensable to our prosperity in a changing climate

April 20th, 2012 by University of Leicester

Professor Julia King, Vice-Chancellor of Aston University, gave the keynote lecture at the Engineering Professors’ Council‘s annual congress at the University of Leicester on 17 April 2012. She explained that the UK’s task of reducing emissions will contribute to a surge in engineering jobs through ‘green growth’ Her lecture, “Climate Change, Green Growth, Opportunities for […]

UK training initiative set-up to tackle renewable energy skills shortage

October 6th, 2011 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, Britain’s largest renewable energy trade association, is proud to announce the creation of a new organisation, the Renewables Training Network (RTN), which will address critical skills shortages within the renewable energy industry. Businesses in the renewables sector have pledged the equivalent of £600,000 of support for the £1.2 million project. The UK Commission for […]