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Author Spotlight - Is there a deficit of Engineering principle as a result of the UK skills gap?

Author Spotlight - Is there a deficit of Engineering principle as a result of the UK skills gap?

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2021-06-15

One of the students whose work was published in our 7th edition of FIELDS was Sam Edwards from the school of Computing and Engineering. Sam researched the possible UK skill gap in the engineering field through various factors and then investigated how this affected engineers' careers and futures. We asked Sam to tell us a bit more about his research below and you can read his full article [...]

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Author Spotlight - Optical and XCT Measurement of Additively Manufactured Surfaces

Author Spotlight - Optical and XCT Measurement of Additively Manufactured Surfaces

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2021-06-10

One of the students featured in our 7th edition of FIELDS is Huddersfield Graduate Weidong Liu, from the school of Computing and Engineering. For his article, Weidong analysed surface roughness in 3D printing as this is an important element of 3D printing. We asked Weidong to provide us with a quick general overview of his research:Additive manufacturing is commonly known as 3D printing which is [...]

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Author Spotlight - Measuring the relationship between workplace opportunities and motivation among women in the technology industry.

Author Spotlight - Measuring the relationship between workplace opportunities and motivation among women in the technology industry.

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2021-06-08

Huddersfield graduate Jess Murdoch was one of the students featured in the 7th edition of FIELDS, our open-access student research journal. We asked Jess for some insights into her article and research:The issue of gender imbalance is one that effects almost all industries but is particularly aggressive within tech. Just 14.4% of the overall science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) [...]

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Author Spotlight - Living with the mantle of the Strong Black Woman, in the face of adversity.

Author Spotlight - Living with the mantle of the Strong Black Woman, in the face of adversity.

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2021-06-01

One of the students featured in our 7th Edition of FIELDS (our open-access student research journal) is Laura Pusey from the school of Human and Health Sciences, whose article analysed the mantle of 'the strong black woman'. We asked Laura for a short comment and summary of her work:Often mistakenly perceived as difficult and sassy diva’s; African-Caribbean women have long found themselves [...]

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Author Spotlight - To what extent do game design features impact children's engagement on digital education games?

Author Spotlight - To what extent do game design features impact children's engagement on digital education games?

Posted by Huddersfield Press on 2021-06-01

We asked Huddersfield student Sidra Akram, from the School of Education and Professional Development to talk to us about their research and article in our 7th Edition of FIELDS. Read what Sidra had to say about this here:This study explores the extent to which game design features impact children’s engagement on digital education games (DEG’s). Research has highlighted that the topic of digital [...]

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