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Health is engineering

Engineering is all about solving problems, including challenges in health and medicine. You might be making it easier for people to recover from injuries, helping doctors to diagnose diseases earlier, making surgery more accurate, or creating technology that everyone can use to monitor their health and fitness. Engineering and healthcare work side-by-side to give everybody a healthier future.

A love of creativity and working with his hands took Alan into engineering. After completing an apprenticeship, Alan now makes braces and surgical splints that help people who have difficulty walking get back on their feet.

Gadgets and gizmos are what first attracted Chris to engineering. Now, his job allows him to make a real difference to people’s lives through wearable robots and prosthetic limbs.

Where to next?

Find out more about how you can turn what you love into engineering, and what a future in engineering could look like, by exploring the links below. And if you have a question or comment, get in touch, we’d be happy to help!