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Engineering Past & Present: Lessons from Chatham Dockyard


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Engineering Past & Present: Lessons from Chatham Dockyard is a platform where Emma will share her passion and discuss the main themes of her research .. Read more including how iconography in the workplace, such as dirt, can highlight the social and cultural effects of de-industrialisation within an engineering community. She will describe how identities were moulded as skills were nurtured for engineering apprentices. By focusing on such icons as dirt she will show that after decades of underinvestment in apprenticeships as a model for training in the UK, a recent resurgence in interest can go some way in overcoming the long‐term effects of the loss of large‐scale industrial work.

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