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AMRC Apprentice Makes Finals of National Apprenticeship Awards

A self-confessed teenage tearaway who turned her life around with an engineering apprenticeship has made the regional finals of the National Apprenticeship Awards.

Ambition, aspiration and confidence were not words that featured heavily in 20-year-old...

Catapult Centres Come Together in ReDisCoveR to Solve End-of-Life for Composites Issues

ReDisCoveR is a High Value Manufacturing Catapult (HVMC) Large Transformational Project (LTP) looking to combine the expertise of the HVMC centres to work towards building a community around the major challenges faced by composites at...

Smart Factory Knowledge the Big Prize for Shivan

Shivan Morkar - AMRC Training Centre Apprentice of the Year - is eager to use the knowledge gained from his visit to Siemens’ industry-leading Smart Factory in Germany to help improve productivity at his own...

UK Manufacturers Access AI at AMRC through IBM

Leading-edge IBM AI hardware on the shop floor of Factory 2050, at the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, is giving UK manufacturers access to artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies that is accelerating...

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Smart Factory Test Bed Drives Manufacturing Innovation

The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, has opened the country’s first R&D test bed facility dedicated to helping UK manufacturing develop digital solutions to drive innovation and productivity in...

'Tribe' Launches to Attract Young Women into Engineering

Be brave, try new things and don’t be afraid to ask questions’

That’s the advice Nuclear AMRC researcher and Great British Bake Off winner Rahul Mandal gave to a room full of girls at the...

Award Recognises AMRC’s Commitment to Gender Equality

The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre’s commitment to supporting the talents and potential of women in engineering has been recognised with its first Athena SWAN Charter Bronze Award for advancing gender equality.

The flagship scheme was...

Silicon Valley CEO Celebrates Engineering Talent of Tomorrow at AMRC Training Centre Awards

A retired Silicon Valley CEO whose life was changed by an apprenticeship has thrown his full support behind the 2019 AMRC Training Centre’s Apprentice of the Year ceremony - putting his name to two new...

Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre to Host 2nd CIRP Conference on Composite Material Parts Manufacturing

The 2nd CIRP Conference on Composite Material Parts Manufacturing (CCMPM) will take place on 10th to 11th October 2019 at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre's Knowledge Transfer Centre, Rotherham.

This conference offers...

AMRC works with Prodrive to Accelerate Composites Recycling Challenge

One of the most respected and successful names in motorsport is working with lightweighting and materials researchers at the AMRC to advance its processes for manufacturing recyclable composite components that extend useful lifetimes and reduce...

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