Rob Woodward (Chief Executive, STV Group plc) and Professor Sir Ian Diamond (Vice-Chancellor, Aberdeen University) are to co-chair the NCUB Task Force on growing the value of Scottish research and development. Rob Woodward said: “Businesses and academia have much to offer each other in terms of talent, research, and expertise and this task force will help to find ways to improve those interactions in Scotland.” Professor Sir Ian Diamond said: “Academia has much to learn from the world of business and vice versa to make sure that graduates are leaving with the right skills, companies have access to the most exciting research and we are creating the innovative businesses that will ensure growth.”
For the second year the National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB) is running the National Engineering Competition for Girls, open to every girl in secondary education in the UK. The campaign forms part of NCUB’s Talent 2030 campaign to double the percentage of engineering students that are women and tackle the severe lack of women working in engineering in the UK.
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