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Engineering - make things happen

Engineering opens up a world of opportunities. Engineers work at the forefront of technological developments in so many areas. Check out some of the weblinks below to see some really exciting engineering in practice.

Made by me - When you think of engineering, what kind of images come to mind?

For most people, the answer will be hard hats and construction sites. It’s not surprising, then, that young people don’t realise engineering is so diverse, creative, and relevant to their lives - it’s behind many of their favourite things.

With a mission to make engineering exciting and relevant to young women, and encourage them to keep studying STEM subjects, worldfamous music duo NERVO have teamed up with a group of likeminded university partners. Together, they have created an innovative campaign, called Made By Me, that challenges stereotypes and shows that engineering is relevant to many aspects of our lives.

Engineer Girl - Turn imagination into reality with a future in engineering! This American site showcases engineering careers for girls Engineer Girl website

The Futures Channel was founded in 1999 with the goal of using new media technologies to create a channel between the scientists, engineers, explorers and visionaries who are shaping the future, and today's learners who will one day succeed them. The Futures Channel

Ace day jobs is a series of video episodes of Australians with innovative careers. It’s about people who really love their work and how they got into it. Often there are a few twists and turns on the way. Sometimes people with great careers started off on one track and ended up on another. Each episode takes you into someone else's world, and gives you an insight into jobs such as mechanical engineering, environmental engineering and electronic engineering. And there are plenty of suggestions on how to get there. Ace day jobs

Each week, WoW blog features a prominent woman who made significant contributions to engineering or science. Conference Room 4SM (CR4) is a forum for engineers, scientists and technical researches to discuss engineering news, seek technical help and get answers to burning questions. WoW blog

If people have built it, grown it, moved it or launched it into space, you can be sure that engineering had something to do with it. The Greatest Engineering Achievements website celebrates a remarkable century of technological achievement. The website contains detailed historical information, timelines and personal essays by key innovators for each of 20 major engineering accomplishments of the 20th century. Greatest Engineering Achievements

To the optimist, the glass is half full. To the pessimist, the glass is half empty. To the engineer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be. Engineering & .. covers developments in engineering as it relates to the world around us. It features examples of how engineering intersects with the economy, society, education and national interests in general to the benefit of all. Engineering & ..

Famous Engineers - many of these famous engineers are from overseas, but you will recognise many of the faces. Famous Engineers

Nothing is changing the world we live in more than technological innovation. Stay ahead of the curve with these fun programs from Discovery Channel and learn how technology, civil engineering, cars and gadgets will make your life easier in the future. Discovery Channel

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