Life (like) robots

Thanks to my colleague Susan Bird for this post with some exciting updates and developments at the University - Rebecca In a time of fast-moving political change, the University of Edinburgh has announced something of a coup in the field of scientific change. Scientists are marking the opening of the first fully automated DNA production … Continue reading Life (like) robots

Have you thought about a career in food & drink?

Thanks to Kirsty from the Scottish Food and Drink Federation (SFDF) for this guest blog post about the diverse opportunities available in the food and drink industry. My name is Kirsty and I am the Communications Executive for the Scottish Food and Drink Federation (SFDF). SFDF is a trade association representing the interests of food and drink … Continue reading Have you thought about a career in food & drink?

BBC article – Female engineers share their experiences on Ada Lovelace day

Following on from our blog post a few weeks ago for Ada Lovelace Day, my colleague Steve Norman spotted this news story on the BBC website where four female engineers share their experiences of working in a male dominated profession.  This is a great read full of useful advice if you're keen to pursue a career … Continue reading BBC article – Female engineers share their experiences on Ada Lovelace day

Jobs in demand: Building Services Engineers

Special thanks to our colleague Matt Vickers, Careers Consultant for the School of Engineering and the School of Maths for this really interesting blog post looking at building service engineering - Craig Some careers are glamorous.  Some careers are well-paid.  And some are relatively unknown. Building services engineering is one such "Cindarella" career that many … Continue reading Jobs in demand: Building Services Engineers

Oil prices and graduate recruitment

Thanks to Deborah Fowlis (Careers Consultant for Chemical Engineering and the School of Chemistry) for this post giving an update on graduate recruitment in the oil and gas sector.  With falling oil prices there's been a lot of focus on this sector recently and Deborah's post gives you the facts about graduate recruitment as well … Continue reading Oil prices and graduate recruitment

The Rise of Rail

Many thanks to my colleague Matt Vickers (Careers Consultant for the School of Engineering) for this post on the rail industry.  In it Matt highlights that there are a wealth of opportunities for graduates in the industry and that opportunities are by no means limited to those with an engineering degree, so read on if … Continue reading The Rise of Rail