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Alec Broers, Chair of the QE Prize judging panel

12 Mar 2014 | By Stephen Harris

One of the UK’s most eminent engineers explains why the Queen Elizabeth Prize is just one of the elements needed to raise the professsion’s status.



Bye-bye to Two-Brains

16 Jul 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

The departure of David Willetts from his post as minister for science, universities and skills is a cause for regret, and early signs for his replacement are worrying.


Competition, innovation and picking races

8 Jul 2014

The chief executive of the Technology Strategy Board reflects on the results of the poll to pick the subject which will benefit from the £10million Longitude Prize


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London Mayor Boris Johnson is lobbying for a £10 additional charge for diesel cars to drive into Central London by 2020, and for road tax on diesel cars and all pre-2006 cars to be increased, to counter air pollution. What option most closely matches your opinion on this?

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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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