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Academy identifies barriers to inclusion in engineering


Royal Academy of Engineering notes progress in improving diversity but emphasises need for further work

The UK engineering profession is making progress towards shedding its traditional image as a bastion of white, male cultural stereotypes, but the sector still has “a long way to go”, a study by the Royal Academy of Engineering has found.

According to the report, Inclusive Cultures in Engineering 2023, three-quarters of engineers believe that inclusion in engineering has improved in the past five years. Those respondents who reported themselves as transgender felt they had witnessed the biggest advances.

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