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Engineering the Future

For decades the UK has not produced enough engineers. What has been going wrong? Ruth Sunderland visits businesses with innovative schemes aimed at reversing the trend.

For decades the UK has not produced enough engineers. What's been going wrong? Is education at fault or does engineering have an intractable image problem? Engineering is a very male world. If that changes, might its recruitment problem disappear? Ruth Sunderland visits businesses with innovative schemes aimed at reversing the trend, and meets students, teachers and industry leaders. Who will be the engineers of the future?
Producer: Rosamund Jones

(Image: Ruth Sunderland. Credit: Mark Richards).

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