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The research aims to protect critical infrastructure from cyber-attacks

UK researchers to protect factories from cyber-attacks

1 Oct 2014 | By Jon Excell

A £2.5m research program aims to help protect internet connected industrial control systems from cyber-attacks.


Researchers use HIVE to test latest building methods

1 Oct 2014 | By Jason Ford

A new research facility in Wiltshire is set to advance the development of sustainable construction materials and systems.


Human tissue and gold nanoparticles form patch for damaged hearts

1 Oct 2014

Gold nanoparticles and biomaterials harvested from patients are being used to repair damaged hearts.

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To frack or not to frack — your questions answered

30 Sep 2014 | By Stephen Harris

Our panel of experts assesses some of the pros and cons of fracking. 


Additive advance: measurement helps additive techniques into manufacturing

25 Sep 2014 | By Richard Lucas

High-speed measurement technology is helping to integrate 3D printing into mainstream manufacturing


Soft landings: Valves to help probes reach Mars

23 Sep 2014 | By Ellie Zolfagharifard

Engineers are developing innovative valve technologies to ensure the next Mars rover lands safely on the planet’s surface.

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Politicians don't create apprenticeships, employers do

1 Oct 2014

Calls for “three million apprenticeships” will go unmet without more fundamental change than extra government funding.

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Two carriers take shape at Rosyth Video

1 Oct 2014

David Downs, Engineering Director of the Aircraft Carrier Alliance, highlights the progress being made on the UK’s two new aircraft carriers.

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Klaus-Dieter Rennert, CEO and chairman, Hitachi Europe

16 Sep 2014

Next stop, UK: Stuart Nathan talks to Klaus-Dieter Rennert about Hitachi’s plans for the UK and Europe, as well as the industrial giant’s focus on growth in the rail and medical sectors

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Rail is not a last resort

26 Sep 2014

Prof Andrew McNaughton, HS2’s chief engineer, gave us his vision for the future of Britain’s railways ahead of his IET lecture in late September

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September 1914: Electric emergency vehicles

10 Sep 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

Electric vehicles were being used by the emergency services a century ago, and were seen as the best technological option

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The desire to ensure that companies in the engineering sector employ people of diverse genders, sexualities, social background, religion and ethnic origin continues to be a hot topic. Which of the following statements most closely matches your opinion on the subject?