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The World of Business

BBC Radio

Business, Business News, News & Politics

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Business News 54

Insights into the business world - featuring content from BBC Radio 4's In Business programme, and also Global Business from the BBC World Service.

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Engineering the Future

May 28th, 2017

Episode 648 of 649 episodes

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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