The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is embarking on a project to eliminate software updates by establishing a computer program that avoids obsolescence.
The US Navy is demonstrating a development version of a system to launch an autonbomous swarm of drones for a variety of missions.
Astronauts are due to test a synthetic muscle that could give future space robots more agility.
We rundown some of the most interesting projects in the Institution of Civil Engineers’ This is Civil Engineering campaign.
Skills & Careers
The Student Engineer spoke to Serena Tulloch, graduate recruitment adviser at engineering consultancy Atkins, to find out how to navigate the firm’s hiring process.
Jon Blaze, head of recruitment operations at Jonathan Lee Recruitment, argues companies can take action to minimise the chances of encountering difficulties in hiring suitably skilled staff.
The National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition on 24 & 25 April 2015 at the NEC, Birmingham, offers a great opportunity to meet recruiters from the industry’s top employers.
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Politicians need to remember the potential they have to help reshape Britain’s economy and why doing so could make the rest of their job much easier.
Are you paid fairly? Could you earn more in another sector? How much could you earn if you take the next step in your career? We’re conducting an industry-wide salary survey designed to give you the answers to those very questions.
Top cat: The RNLI’s former chief engineer has joined specialist vehicle manufacturer Supacat at an exciting time.
The renewable energy industry will be in for a testing time if oil prices remain low, and will have to bolster arguments about the stability of energy prices from renewables, says Gordon Edge, director of policy at RenewableUK
Our obituary of the remarkable inventor and entrepreneur George Westinghouse doesn’t mention the rivalry for which he’s best-known today