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A new campaign has been launched by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) designed to ‘smash stereotypes to bits’ as new research suggests that there is still a disparity between boys and girls, as well as other demographic groups, considering a career in STEM.

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Bill Vinten OBE: 1920 – 2015
A life lived to the full…

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Much has been written about Bill Vinten, who died on 8 November last year, mostly about his achievements within the lm and television industry – and quite rightly so. From a cameraman’s point of view, he was probably more in uential in the development of the television cameraman’s art and craft in its rst half-century, both in studios and OBs, than any other person. But this is far from the entire story of his life. Former GTC Secretary Dudley Darby met Bill on many occasions and writes here of the multiple sides to this extraordinarily energetic man, who retained an enviable zest for life right up until his passing at a very youthful 95.







Welcome to the WISE Campaign



WISE enables and energises people in business, industry and education to increase the participation, contribution and success of women in science, technology …



Why engineering should be a woman game…

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Bringing Science To Life (BBC NEWS)

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Engineering is fun
Engineering is creative
Engineering is well paid
and Engineers make a difference

We want to support young people, especially in the West Suffolk area, looking at engineering as a career and we do lots of things to help. So…. click on any of the links below to learn more.

As a charity we do other things as well and the page on ‘Aims’ will be of interest to teachers, employers and those who work for the ‘Vinten’ companies.

The Bury St Edmunds Engineering Experience, run in conjunction with the Smallpeice Trust, takes place annually. Click here to find out more and see pictures from this event.

Details of the next Bury St Edmunds Engineering Experience have been announced. Click here for more details


Latest Posts.
The 7th Bury St Edmunds Engineering Experience

January 24, 2022

The 7th Bury St Edmunds Engineering Experience, for 50 local students, will take place at Culford school from the 24th to the 26th October 2022.
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January 26, 2021

Weekly STEM challenges to keep you creating from the comfort of your own home. Try your hand at a range of different projects, with new
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November 25, 2019

From the 21st to the 23rd October, fifty students from the following local schools benefitted from a unique hands-on learning experience hosted at Culford School.
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September 30, 2019

In the UK it is estimated that we use five million tonnes of plastic every year, nearly half of which is packaging. We also produce
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