Many people have thought been thinking about perceptions of engineers and engineering. Below are some of the examples of the research that has been published on this topic:
Clark, R., and Andrews, J. (2010). ‘Catching them Young’ – Inspiring Future Engineers: An Exploratory Study.
IET (2015). Inspiring the next generation of engineers: Understanding the perceptions of engineering that parents and young people have today and how we can change them, The Institution of Engineering and Technology.
IMechE (2016). Big Ideas: The Future of Engineering in Schools, Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
Malpas, R. (2000) ‘The universe of engineering: A UK perspective’. Royal Academy of Engineering/Engineering Council.
Morgan, R. (2014). ‘The universe of engineering: A call to action’. Royal Academy of Engineering.
Lucas, W. and G. Hanson (2014). Thinking like an engineer: Implications for the education system. London UK, Royal Academy of Engineering.
National Academy of Engineering (2013). Changing the conversation: From Research to Action.
Perkins, J. (2013). Review of Engineering Skills, Department of Business, Innovation and Skills.
RAEng Jobs and growth: the importance of engineering skills to the UK economy (2012).
Weber, N., D. Duncan, M. Dyehouse, J. Strobel, H. Diefes-Dux (2011). The Development of a Systematic Coding System for Elementary Students’ Drawings of Engineers.
Wright, M. (2014). Making the UK a Globally Competitive Investment Environment. The Wright Review of advanced manufacturing in the UK and its supply chain.
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