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13 March 2018 Why I love being an engineer

Why I love being an engineer

Lucy Ackland, one of The Daily Telegraph's top 50 UK female engineers, explains how she got into engineering and why she loves her job so much. 

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Tags: science stem year of engineering


5 March 2018 Curiosity, problem-solving and engineering a better future

Curiosity, problem-solving and engineering a better future

Usborne are proud partners of the 2018 Year of Engineering. Jo Parry, Head of Year of Engineering Communications, explains why it is so important to inspire the next generation of engineers.

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Tags: year of engineering science stem


8 September 2017 Meet some of the elements of the Periodic Table

Meet some of the elements of the Periodic Table

Everything in the universe is made up of just 118 chemical elements. Alice James, author of Lift-the-Flap Periodic Table, explains how she created characters of the elements, and introduces a few of her favourite elements.  

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Tags: science back to school


28 July 2017 Breaking news: Neptune named as 18th planet in the Solar System!

Breaking news: Neptune named as 18th planet in the Solar System!

Following the nomination of 100 Things to Know About Space for the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize 2017, author Alex Frith reveals some of the amazing facts he learnt while writing the book.

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Tags: space science


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