The latest IPCC report makes it very clear that its down to engineers to help avert catastrophes that may occur if the increase in global mean temperature is not limited to two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
The round-the-world solar flight attempt is the latest in a new era of technology competitions and challenges that could have a major impact on our world.
Environmental and skills concerns add to the doubts over the future of the High Speed 2 project
The Skylon space plane, ExoMars Rover and Bugatti model 100P aircraft are among the projects to be showcased at this year’s The Engineer conference.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has isssued a startling warning of the impacts of climate change on agriculture, health, ecosystems and livelihoods across the world, while advances in the energy sector are up for discussion in London
The ongoing search for the missing Malaysian airlines flight is a powerful reminder of technological limitations
Alan Turing is commemorated in a new centre to handle data science, and one of the world’s foremost bridge-builders comes to the UK
All the unique strengths of UK engineering are on show in the niche vehicle sector, which is flourishing and attracting attention
In Budget week, manufacturers are reporting high confidence, while the Chair of HS2 wants a Euston revamp and faster work on the northern section of the line.
The impressive entries in BP’s student competition could help reduce the fossil fuel sector’s carbon footprint but will they address the skills shortage?
Undersea technologies are on display this week in an exhibition showing unmanned underwater vehicles and other robotics
While apprenticeships seem to be doing well across the UK, it’s important that the engineering sector doesn’t become complacent
The search for Flight MH370 has highlighted unrealistic public expectations of the capability of engineers writes our anonymous blogger
As the time for setting budgets approaches, the Technology Strategy Board’s chief executive explains how the TSB’s new action plan was developed
We are finally seeing an improvement in public attitudes towards engineering, says the chief executive of EngineeringUK
Engineers must resist the temptation to adopt the nebulous jargon of the marketing department writes our anonymous blogger
Paul Delderfield, NVH Technical Leader at MIRA, explains how MIRA uses simulation to obtain information on the sound charateristics of vehicles
Our anonymous blogger questions whether large manufacturers are as lean as they like to think they are
The support given by the UCAS system needs to be available for students who choose the vocational path into engineering careers, says Paul Jackson, the chief executive of EngineeringUK, ion his latest guest blog
The Biomedical Catalyst programme is proving to be a model for building a bridge over the ‘valley of death’ between research and commercialisation, says Iain Gray, chief executive of the Technology Strategy Board, in his latest guest blog
Our anonymous blogger reflects on the unsung engineering heroes behind the recent Winter Olympics
No single group can have a monopoly on the development of engineers: employers, teachers, universities and trade unions must all play a role, says Paul Jackson, chief executive of EngineeringUK, in his latest guest blog.
Tom Lee, Senior Engineer at MIRA, explains how automobile manufacturers are tuning the sounds produced by the vehicles, both inside and outside the cabin.