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Four IOP members are among the Top 50 Women in Engineering

Four IOP members are among the Top 50 Women in Engineering

28 June 2016

Professor Dame Ann Dowling, deputy vice-chancellor of the University of Cambridge and a fellow of the IOP, was named as one of the Top 50 Women in Engineering in a list compiled by the Telegraph in collaboration with the Women’s Engineering Society

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