It’s Paris Air Show week and the traditional Airbus-Boeing competition has kicked off following the maiden test flight of the A350 last week. But more futuristic innovations are also on display.
Our growing acceptance of technology could have extreme consequences - both good and bad.
Cities are growing and proliferating, and finding ways for them to contribute to a sustainable future is on the agenda for a major student summit taking place in Norway
With the second day of The Engineer conference focused on a host of advanced manufacturing techniques, it often seemed as though the more traditional tools on the exhibition floor outside were mounting some sort of noisy protest at the impudent young pretenders being discussed within.
Shale gas could help bring our gas bills down, but could it only do so by dealing a fatal blow to attempts to limit carbon emissions? Both points of view are getting an airing this week.
We’re a reasonably modest bunch at The Engineer but that character trait is about to obliterated in a bout of blog-friendly self-publicity for the brand.
The Engineer’s budding Grumpy Old Man comes to the defence of the younger generation, unfairly criticised for lacking in skills they shouldn’t be expected to have at the start of their careers
This week’s All-Energy conference and exhibition in Aberdeen has a strong focus on renewables, community schemes, fuel cells and hydrogen power
The only thing that’s clear about the argument for HS2 is that we don’t have enough information, but will we ever be able to make a completely informed decision?
Promising signs of growth are tempered by concerns over the challenges of recruiting workers with the right skills
The government’s energy storage competition reveals the breadth of ideas coming out of the UK - and the scale of the challenge in developing the technology.
Our upcoming digital issue features articles on replacement body parts, directed energy weapons, and other new technologies
The TSB’s new delivery plan sets out ambitious goals for expanding its support to innovative UK businesses
The chief executive of Engineering UK looks at how George Osborne could use the Spending Review to boost engineering careers
Nature or nurture, or a combination of the two? Our anonymous blogger asks whether some have a predisposition towards engineering.
The plethora of new — mainly electronic — driver aids is making in-car layout and interfacing a real problem for automotive manufacturers. Guest blogger Tim Edwards explains how they might make cars a less confusing place
Tie or polo shirt? Suit jacket or cardigan? Our anonomous blogger contemplates the sartorial srtandards of the modern engineering firm
The Technology Strategy Board’s chief executive explains how the recent Web Mission to India highlighted British technologies which could be particularly promising in the what’s predicted to be the world’s fifth largest economy by 2020
Tomorrow’s Engineers reflects the need for the country to concentrate on innovation, technology and high-value exports to move the economy towards a sound, sustainable recovery, says the chief executive of Engineering UK.
Our anonymous blogger reflects on the danger of assuming that those in other disciplines share the engineer’s approach to problem solving
How can we make sure people are comfortable in their buildings and know where to make improvements if necessary? Alan Jefcoat, an expert in occupant satisfaction at Arup, explains more.
A period of intense activity on the Queen Elizabeth has seen many of the major structures and equipment being installed.
The constant stream of data we generate as we travel could hold the answer to how to deploy new transport technologies, but the challenges of handling huge datasets can’t be underestimated, says guest blogger Tim Edwards.