Creativity is key to inspiring tomorrow’s engineers

The Engineer | March 05, 2020

Engineering – a damn dirty job or an exciting and diverse career choice? Overcoming perceptions about engineering and what a career in the sector involves is half the battle in raising awareness and increasing uptake of subjects that lead into engineering and technology. This is a job that needs to be done on multiple levels – from raising awareness among influencers such as teachers and parents, to bringing the topic to schoolchildren as young as possible and inspiring them from the outset. Creativity is key to all of this. Demonstrating just how exciting, interesting and varied engineering can be through creative initiatives is the best way to engage children. Bringing the topic to life is crucial. This is why at RS Components, we have been involved with various initiatives, as well as creating our own programmes, to ensure that creativity is at the very heart of these efforts. The development of Titan II, RS’ innovation truck, signified a major investment in ensuring the latest technology being used in industry today is brought directly to children and students to interact with first-hand.

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Civil engineering is often considered the oldest engineering discipline; the broad term is used for any type of engineering that deals with the built environment. Our company Carroll Engineering is a civil engineering firm, which means we deliver many different types of services, including water facilities engineering, wastewater engineering, and municipal engineering.

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Civil engineering is often considered the oldest engineering discipline; the broad term is used for any type of engineering that deals with the built environment. Our company Carroll Engineering is a civil engineering firm, which means we deliver many different types of services, including water facilities engineering, wastewater engineering, and municipal engineering.

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