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Last week's poll: technology and terrorism

17 Nov 2015

What role does technology have in the fight against terror?

Graphene's thermal properties open door to electronics applications

25 Nov 2015 | By Helen Knight

Cheaper, more reliable electronics devices could be developed using graphene components, thanks to a new research partnership.

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Team hails quantum leap in telecomms security

24 Nov 2015

Quantum technology could lead to the development of impossible to hack communication links, an international research team has claimed.

Jaguar Land Rover is doubling the size of its Engine Manufacturing Centre (EMC) in Wolverhampton as part of a £450m expansion programme.

Jaguar Land Rover invests £450m into Engine Manufacturing Centre

24 Nov 2015

Jaguar Land Rover is doubling the size of its Engine Manufacturing Centre (EMC) in Wolverhampton as part of a £450m expansion programme.

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Software for designing additive manufacturing supports

24 Nov 2015 | By Will Stirling

Connect the dots: Recent additive manufacturing advances have created a demand for more fully integrated CAD programs to consider unique parts.


Gathering intelligence: how manufacturers can use Big Data

13 Nov 2015 | By Helen Knight

How manufacturers handle big data is key to boosting productivity. 

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Total immersion: the world's longest immersed tunnel

13 Nov 2015 | By Jon Excell

Danish engineers are poised to begin construction of the world’s longest immersed tunnel.

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Sponsored feature: Cross technological borders with Océ

11 Sep 2015

Océ – A Canon Company at the forefront of digital printing technology, is looking for bright and ambitious engineers to work in an exciting, multidisciplinary environment.

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New £12.5m STEM campus for Derby University

19 Nov 2015

Ground was broken earlier this week, with the facility due to open in 2017.

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Government to force employers to own up to gender pay gap

14 Jul 2015

The UK government has announced that it is to push ahead with plans to force firms with more than 250 employees to disclose information on pay gaps between men and women.

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Oil and gas tops salary table for junior engineers

2 Jul 2015

The oil and gas industry is the most lucrative sector for junior engineers, according to the results of The Engineer’s 2015 salary survey.

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Almost half of UK engineers considering change of job survey reveals

29 Jun 2015 | By Jon Excell

41 per cent of UK engineers are considering a change of job, according to the results of The Engineer’s 2015 salary survey

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Government expenditure in the frame

23 Nov 2015 | By Jason Ford

The Defence Review heralds an increase in spending, with new aircraft announced, although a cut in planned number of new ships, but the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement later this week is likely to unveil cuts elsewhere.

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Driven by diversity

18 Nov 2015 | By Jon Excell

Despite years of industry hand-wringing, dozens of targeted initiatives, pressure from government and dire warnings from all and sundry on the consequences of failing to deal with it – UK industry’s shameful gender divide shows little, if any, sign of narrowing.

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The future of fusion

9 Nov 2015

Controlled fusion has the potential to be a long-term energy source. David Kingham explains the next steps

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David Shemmans, chief executive, Ricardo

9 Nov 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

Catch the tide: The chief executive of Ricardo has watched the automotive sector come up from the doldrums in the last decade

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July 1940: The collapse of the Tacoma Narrows bridge

4 Nov 2015 | By Andrew Wade

One of the best-known engineering disasters resulted from a lack of knowledge of materials behaviour and of how the size of the structure would affect how it interacted with the wind

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The UK government's latest defence review has included the announcement of increased spending on aircraft and special forces units. Meanwhile, the latest HM Treasury autumn statement is expected to include deep cuts which might hit health, industry and science. Which of these statements is closest to your feelings?