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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.

University of Manchester EngD centre wins IET award

(5 March 2015) - The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has presented The University of Manchester’s EngD Centre with its long-term Accredited Scheme Award, given to organisations that have held IET accreditation for their Professional Development Schemes continuously for 10 years or more. The EngD Centre is the only university-based recipient of this award.

Rolls Royce EngD Network holds first conference

(25 November 2014) - The Rolls Royce Engineering Doctorate Network hold its conference, at the company's Learning & Career Development Centre in Derby, showcasing cutting-edge research conducted by Rolls-Royce-sponsored Engineering Doctorate (EngD) researchers.

EngD Alumni leads Energy Storage seminar

(29 October 2014) - Dr Marek Kubik, now at AES in Northern Ireland (who sponsored his EngD research) is co-organising a seminar on energy storage at Stormont in Belfast on 10 November 2014.
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New researcher representative on AEngD steering group

(10 December 2018) - Vladimirs Horjkovs has been appointed the new researcher representative on the steering group of the…

STREAM EngD graduate wins international water award

(30 June 2018) - STREAM alumnus Alemayehu Shitaye (Alex) Asfaw has won an International Water Association Project Innovation…

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…
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