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Engineering positive change for women

SQN’s Carrie Mathieson discusses her experience of male-dominated industries Engineering has always played an influential role in my life. As the daughter of an electrical engineer, my family moved across the UK in my childhood as my dad took on new roles within the industry. Both directly and indirectly, engineering introduced us to different communities […]

Do we even still need an International Women in Engineering Day?

Why do we need awareness days in 2020? June 13 marked International Gin Day; June 26 apparently celebrates National Parma Violets Day. As a company that prides itself on offering value-add services, this all falls a bit flat for us. With this saturation of dedicated days to anything and everything, truly meaningful and much-needed awareness […]

Interview with Greenpower’s new Chair – Deborah Beale

SQN has been a proud partner of the Greenpower Education Trust since 2019. The organisation’s mission is to inspire young people to excel in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths through a unique challenge to design, build and race their own electric cars.   Although Greenpower’s fantastic array of race events has been put on temporary […]

MGI Consultancy retains SQN for PR support

MGI Consultancy, the British design and engineering firm founded by renowned Formula 1 technical director Mike Gascoyne, has retained Sine Qua Non (SQN) to deliver a bespoke PR and communications programme to promote its specialist engineering services. MGI aims to bring state-of-the-art design and project management services based on F1™ standards of engineering and prompt […]

Cosworth

With a reputation at the pinnacle of motorsport developed for over 40 years, an evolved Cosworth now focusses on its core heartland of automotive, motorsport and performance aftermarket. Sine Qua Non’s relationship with Cosworth goes back to 2010 when the renowned engine builder returned to FIA Formula 1 World Championship after a three-season sabbatical. At that stage […]

Toyota Motorsport – This is Engineering

Challenge: Raise awareness of Toyota Motorsport’s facilities in Cologne away from the company’s involvement in motorsport Showcase the company as an attractive employment opportunity for specialists living outside of Germany Demonstrate a unique cross over between requirements of the PR and HR teams. Solution: Creation of a social media-friendly video series called “This is Engineering”, […]