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Renewable energy projects to support 8,500 jobs

23 Apr 2014

Eight renewable electricity projects incorporating biomass CHP, biomass conversions and offshore wind have been unveiled today as part of the government’s electricity reforms.

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Microscope smartphone app aims at leukaemia diagnosis

23 Apr 2014

A smartphone app is being developed to examine blood sample images and diagnose leukaemia.


The Engineer Q&A: aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth

22 Apr 2014

Your chance to question the engineers behind the UK’s largest ever warship.


£1m funding boosts prospects for 3D-printed organ tissue

22 Apr 2014 | By Stephen Harris

Researchers developing 3D-printed living tissue have received £1m of investment to commercialise the technology.

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Kongsberg's Hugin is one of the most popular deep water AUVs

Robotic submarines make waves in the oil and gas sector

15 Apr 2014 | By Jon Excell

The changing demands of the offshore energy sector are driving the uptake of unmanned submarines.

The first of Farringdon's tunnels was completed in November 2013

Farringdon: the birth of a station

15 Apr 2014 | By Jon Excell

Awkard geology and an ambitious scope make Farringdon station one of Crossrail’s most significant challenges. Jon Excell reports


Why are engineering firms struggling to recruit graduates?

15 Apr 2014 | By Stephen Harris

Reports of a graduate engineer shortage are common yet competition for jobs remains fierce. Our roundtable panel proposed some potential solutions to the industry’s graduate problem.

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Join us for a celebration of engineering innovation

23 Apr 2014 | By Jon Excell

There’s still time to book your place at The Engineer conference 2014

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Engineering an alternative to a fossil carbon overdose

14 Apr 2014 | By Jason Ford

The latest IPCC report makes it very clear that its down to engineers to help avert catastrophes that may occur if the increase in global mean temperature is not limited to two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

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Engineering firms need to rethink the graduate problem

15 Apr 2014

Young engineers know their skills are in high demand so companies must be smarter when trying to engage them, says Alex Parkes, future talent strategist at AIA Worldwide.

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McLaren’s hyper hybrid

14 Apr 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

McLaren’s executive director of Special Operations unveils the thinking behind the company’s hybrid P1 supercar. Stuart Nathan reports

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The Engineer April 2014 Online


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Europe's largest tidal array in the Pentand Firth off Orkney will eventually generate up to 86MW of power. What will it take for tidal energy to make an appreciable contribution to the UK's energy needs?

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