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female scientist
Only 9% of the engineers in the UK are women – which is why Prospect has been working with external stakeholders to inspire, attract, recruit and retain more women in engineering and technology.

BAS members at work
Prospect members from a wide range of science and engineering disciplines will tell MPs and Lords today (Tuesday 7 March) how uncertainties about Brexit are impacting on them and their organisations.

EU referendum
Prospect is urging all members, especially those who work in the nuclear industry, to write to their MPs about the government’s decision to leave the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom).

EU referendum
Scientists and engineers developing a new source of cleaner energy have described the prime minister’s intention to leave the European atomic energy community as ill-informed, irresponsible and unnecessary.

The Higher Education and Research Bill being debated in House of Lords on 6 December poses a risk to thousands of specialist staff because of how the bill defines a ‘relevant specialist employee’, Prospect union has warned.

The robots are coming
20 July 2016