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RS Components reaches shortlist in National Diversity Awards 2020

RS Components (RS) has been shortlisted in the annual National Diversity Awards, which celebrate unity in our society by recognising positive role models who actively promote and inspire diversity and inclusion. RS is one of 12 finalists in the ‘Diverse Company’ category and has been recognised for building a culture where …

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RS Components to host online event calling for greater diversity in UK engineering roles

RS Components (RS) has partnered with the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) to host its second annual REflect event and National Day. The event, which will be hosted online this year, calls on engineering and technology companies and professional engineering institutions to take action to engage with under-represented groups of young …

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RS Components sponsors University of Strathclyde team in European initiative to develop technology solutions for life in space

RS Components (RS) is sponsoring the PowerHab team from the University of Strathclyde as part of IGLUNA 2020, a pan-European initiative bringing together multidisciplinary students from across the globe in a collaboration to build solutions for a theoretical space habitat. Coordinated by the Swiss Space Center, and now in its second year, IGLUNA …

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RS Components reveals the winners of its STEM Extraordinary Engineering Challenge

RS Components (RS) has unveiled the winners of its STEM Extraordinary Engineering Challenge, which tasked primary and secondary schoolchildren across the UK with designing an engineering solution to address a current global challenge, such as poverty and hunger, pollution or climate change. In the 7-11 age category, the winner is …

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RS Components joins forces with VEX Robotics to set summer STEM coding challenge

RS Components (RS) has paired up with educational robotics systems provider VEX Robotics to launch its latest STEM initiative for 8- to 16-year olds. The online challenge tasks students with writing code to enable a virtual robot to deliver ingredients to a production line in a virtual crisp factory. The …

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Four supplier solutions for ventilators now available from RS

RS Components (RS) is providing ongoing support for makers, manufacturers and engineers around the world eager to support the fight against COVID-19 through building and supplying ventilators. Ventilators are highly complex electromechanical devices, designed by experts in their field using the most optimal components. RS has collated four supplier solutions …

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RS Components marks 10-year anniversary of DesignSpark with new resources and community celebrations

RS Components (RS) is celebrating 10 years of DesignSpark, the company’s online design engineering platform, with the introduction of brand new features for its website and a new design, to reflect the usability and functionality requirements of its 970,000+ community members. To mark its 10th anniversary, RS will be hosting …

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RS Components is hosting as-live STEM learning sessions on Facebook

RS Components (RS) has launched its latest initiative, tailored to all levels of education; from primary through to higher education. The series delivers aspirational online sessions to encourage innovative thinking and feed the students’ creativity. ‘Friends of RS’ is a four-part series of Facebook Watch parties presented as-live by a …

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RS Components expands support to frontline health workers around the world with 3D-printed PPE

RS Components is broadening its focus to help frontline healthcare workers around the world access 3D-printed personal protection equipment (PPE). The company’s DesignSpark engineering community has been very active in supporting the National 3D Printing Society’s (N3DPS) UK campaign, which has now officially drawn to a close. 3D printing has …

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RS Components launches Series 3 of The DesignSpark Podcast – Tech with a comedy twist

RS Components (RS) has released a new series of ’The DesignSpark Podcast’, which explores some of the hottest topics in technology through a mix of fun facts, exuberant stand-up, outlandish sketches and foot-tapping songs. The podcast offers excellent educational information on each technology, while also delivering a highly entertaining comedy experience. …

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