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Petrol-electric hybrid aircraft is first to charge in-flight Video

26 Jan 2015 | By Julia Pierce

A hybrid power aircraft has been successfully tested in the UK in an important step towards cleaner low-carbon air travel.

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Silver nanowires show suitability for flexible electronics

26 Jan 2015

A study into the mechanical properties of silver nanowire has revealed properties that make the nanostructure suited to flexible electronics.

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International collaboration aims to launch eco-friendly ships

23 Jan 2015

Research is underway to design large ocean-going vessels with improved hydrodynamics for better fuel efficiency.

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Your questions answered: Carbon Capture & Storage

26 Jan 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

What’s in store? An expert panel answers your questions on the future of carbon capture and storage.

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Demon weed to energy need

19 Jan 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

A former cigarette factory in Concord, North Carolina, is being transformed into the home of one of the world’s first bulk producers of grid-connected batteries

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Deep freeze: Technology to explore Jupiter's icy moons

19 Jan 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

After the success of the 2014 comet landing, engineers are now turning their attention to future missions to the larger moons of Jupiter and the other gas giant planets, which may have watery oceans below a thick crust of ice.

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Arup induction

How you can become a chief engineer

26 Jan 2015 | By Shaun Simmons

You can start to build the skills you’ll need to get to the top even before you leave university, says Shaun Simmons, managing director of engineering at Cordant Recruitment.

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Ricardo’s new low-carbon vehicle centre will create exciting opportunities for grads

22 Jan 2015 | By Stephen Harris

The automotive engineering consultancy is expecting more graduate work following the launch of its new £10m facility later this year.

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Arup induction

How you can become a chief engineer

26 Jan 2015 | By Shaun Simmons

You can start to build the skills you’ll need to get to the top even before you leave university, says Shaun Simmons, managing director of engineering at Cordant Recruitment.

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Brains

It's the destination that matters, not the starting point

21 Jan 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

We shouldn’t get too hung up on what attracts students into STEM. The important thing is that something attracts them.

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Prof Tim Green, head of Energy Futures Laboratory, Imperial College

19 Jan 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

Energy advocate: The head of Imperial College’s influential Energy Futures Lab is optimistic about the UK’s prospects.

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A waste of talent? Making space for autism in engineering

23 Jan 2015

Engineering is missing out on the skills of people on the autistic spectrum, and can do much to make workplaces comfortable for them, argues Ivan Zytynski of fluid handling company Bete

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Lightning

January 1958: Thunder and Lightnings

14 Jan 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

The Engineer was dubious about the development process for the fearsome English Electric Lightning

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A cross-party group of MPs has issued a manifesto for manufacturing. Which of the themes it addresses are most important for the sector?