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AEngD to debate the future for science and engineering doctorates

(7 October 2015) - Pursuing its objective to osupport EngD brand-building, including acceptance and recognition of Engineering Doctorate (EngD) degrees within host institutions and industry, the AEngD is urging EngD centre directors to attend a forthcoming UKCGE workshop on the future for science and engineering doctorates.

Engineering Doctorate benefits for UK plc identified

(11 September 2015) - Research funded by the Association of Engineering Doctorates (AEngD) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), has identified four key impacts of Engineering Doctorate (EngD) research programmes.

Energy storage post-doctorate opportunities

(29 May 2015) - Northern Ireland-based AES invites applications for two post-doctorate Research Fellowship positions with Queens University Belfast and AES Energy Storage.

AEngD publishes submission to QAA consultation

(23 April 2015) - The AEngD has published its submission to the QAA consultation, seeking the removal of the EngD from the 'professional doctorate' category, preferring inclusion within an 'integrated doctorate' description instead.

AEngD publishes response to Dowling Review

(23 April 2015) - In early March 2015, the Association of Engineering Doctorates submitted a response to the Royal Academy of Engineering's Dowling Review into collaboration between industry and academia. The AEngD's core views regarding the Government's Industrial Strategy are, first, that there is a numerically far greater need for EngDs in industry than the need for PhDs to support academia, and, second, that EngDs deliver value to industry more quickly – vital if the UK is to achieve its competitive aims.
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Loughborough EngD saves £2m/year for UK road maintenance

(2 May 2018) - The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has highlighted the economic impact of EngD…

EngD student helps company win Queen's Award for Enterprise

(30 April 2018) - A University of Bristol EngD research engineer has helped a Somerset business win its second Queen's Award in…

Award for Swansea EngD researcher in worldwide Tata Group competition

(14 June 2017) - A Swansea University researcher, Alex Harold, has beaten over 5000 applicants to win an international award for…
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