ERPE would like to extend its congratulations to Professor Mike Forde, FREng, FRSE who has been presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
The award was presented at the Conference Banquet in Belfast City Hall on 2nd September 2014 by Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor James McElney, on Behalf of Queens University Belfast and the Concrete Solutions-2014 Conference.
ERPE student Jamie Hearle has been named as one of the UK’s brightest young engineers after winning a prestigious scholarship.
Jamie, who is studying an MEng in Industrial Engineering (Chemical), has won the Whitworth Scholarship Award which will contribute £2,500 per year towards his Chemical Engineering degree at Heriot-Watt University.
Last week, 17 year old Tanya Khumalo from Gracemount High School joined Dr Helen Bridle as part of the Equate Scotland CareerWISE programme, which aims to encourage more girls to consider SET careers through work experience. Science, engineering and technology (SET) are vital to Scotland’s future yet many women are not entering these sectors.