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Women at the workface: the variety of roles in engineering

26 Nov 2015 | By Andrew Wade

Expert opinions: Women engineers from a range of sectors talk about their key projects and areas of expertise.


Sellafield is home to the world's largest stockpile of civil plutonium.

Sellafield plutonium a multi-layered problem

6 Nov 2015 | By Andrew Wade

The 140 tons of plutonium at Sellafield has huge energy potential, but the technologies needed to exploit it have yet to be proven. 

Eric Wüstenhagen

Science and climate sceptics should come clean

30 Oct 2015 | By Andrew Wade

A prominent media voice has over the past two weeks extolled the virtues of global warming, and denied the benefits of government funded scientific research. He also happens to own the land on which England’s biggest open-cast coal mine is situated. 


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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?