Chemical Engineering and the Energy Transition

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How Chemical Engineers are contributing to the energy transition The design and operations of processes that produce and/or utilize energy are fundamental aspects of chemical engineering but with the move towards cleaner energy sources how will the role of chemical engineers evolve? In this talk Dr Ollie Folayan will discuss the ways in which chemical engineers are offering solutions to … Read More

NMIS Careers in Manufacturing


Transitioning to the Manufacturing Industry Picture this You have the opportunity to work for a company like Diageo or Scottish Power and the Scottish government pays your wages for six months while you learn to use your transferable skills in a new sector. Exciting isn’t it? AFBE-UK Scotland is partnering with two fantastic organisations, the National Manufacturing Institute of Scotland … Read More

AFBE UK and Norwell Edge Roll Out Interactive STEM Virtual Game for School Pupils in Scotland

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The Association for Black and Ethnic Minority Engineers (AFBE) Scotland and leading energy e-learning firm Norwell EDGE have joined forces to launch a digital gaming experience for primary and secondary school children in a bid to shine a light on the unexpected heroes in engineering – especially those from a black or minority ethnic (BME) background. Dr Urenna Adegbotolu, the … Read More

NextGen Coding Club


AFBE-UK, which promotes diversity and inclusion and specifically encourages the pursuit of careers in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines, has already hosted its first club activities – but a programme of events is scheduled for throughout 2021. The Scottish arm of the Association For Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers, AFBE UK Scotland, has introduced a NextGen Coding … Read More



Thanks to the energy professionals who give up their time to support the engineers of the future. Our next NextGen event takes place at Aberdeen’s Heathryburn School on November 7.#NextGen #Engineering #energy

CNR International announced as main sponsor of AFBE-UK Scotland’s NextGen programme

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AFBE-UK Scotland is absolutely delighted to announce that CNR International has recently become the major sponsor of AFBE-UK Scotland’s NextGen programme. CNR International is supporting AFBE-UK to engineer a better world by inspiring, informing and influencing our members, engineers and technicians, and all those who are touched by, or touch, the work of engineers. CNR International recently launched an equality, … Read More

AFBE-UK 2017 Annual Report & Newsletter

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2017 has been one of AFBE’s most successful years since we began in 2007. This year we celebrated AFBE with a 10th anniversary Gala attended by business leaders, politicians, engineers and friends of our fantastic organisation. AFBE-UK has evolved into a national organisation with a membership of engineering professionals across the UK and increasing relevance within the EDI community. We … Read More

Celebrating a Great Year

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2017 has been a great year for AFBE-UK as a whole and Scotland has very much been a part of it. AFBE-UK has always worked at grass roots level, seemingly under the radar promoting engineering to young people but it’s fair to say that 2017 brought more open recognition from reputable institutions, many with which we had collaborated for years. … Read More

5 Years, 5 days

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On the 9th of November 2016 about 140 oil and gas professionals, students and representatives from both public and private sectors gathered at Aberdeen’s 5-star Marcliffe Hotel to mark AFBE-UK Scotland‘s 5th Anniversary. The Scotland project began on the 4th of November 2011 and the impact of the team has been impressive, most epitomised by the increasing media interest, including … Read More

Total E&P UK Receives Award from AFBE-UK

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The Association for Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers UK (AFBE-UK) Scotland is a registered not-for-profit organisation which aims to inspire people of black and minority ethnic origin in engineering. Augustine Ohwo, Completion Engineer at Total E&P UK, accepted the Next Generation Award at the AFBE-UK Scotland Gala Dinner event: “Total E&P UK is delighted and honoured to accept this award from AFBE-UK. … Read More