With the well publicised engineering gender gap showing few signs of closing, efforts must now be focused on ensuring that industry hangs onto its most talented women.
The Scottish chief executive of UK manufacturers’ association EEF claims that independence could turn Scotland into an economic wasteland.
Could a new generation of “human-ish” industrial robots able to work alongside their human counterparts help spread automation to even the smallest of engineering firms?
The debate on the readiness of engineering graduates for the realities of a career in industry looms large this week
Dyson’s robotic vacuum cleaner may be an impressive feat of engineering but we need a bigger breakthrough to relieve us from domestic drudgery.
The Airports Commission is due to announce whether or not it will take forward plans for an island airport hub in the Thames Estuary.
A new list of Britain’s engineering heroes reveals how our attitudes towards scientific achievement are changing
Comparisons with Formula One are useless and misleading; Formula E is something new, designed for its setting
Pre-season testing begins this week for next month’s hotly anticipated all-electric motor-racing spectacular
Taking to the air without an engine is a thrilling exerience, and one that aerospace organisation The Air League is using to give inner-city students a taste for careers in the sector.
The National Grid has warned that the UK must invest in gas production to prevent becoming overwhelmingly dependent on imports
Young people’s confidence with technology is a great chance to get them interested in engineering, but we shouldn’t mistake it for true understanding.
The CEO of the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, argues that blurring the lines between early stage research and commercialisation can give the UK a global head start in emerging technologies
Specialist teachers and expert advice are vital to help young people realise their potential if they want to go into engineering, says the chief executive of EngineeringUK
Our anonymous blogger reflects on the role played by engineers in the First World War
The Chief Executive of EngineeringUK explains how Prince Charles is lending his weight to engineering education
The chief executive of the Technology Strategy Board explains how the UK is supporting R&D in the field of robotics and autonomous systems
New guest blogger Dave Wykes explains the engineering problems behind developing electric vehicles, and how MIRA has approached them to develop a proposal for a hybrid urban commercial vehicle
Education is an important part of the Bloodhound project, and Major Oli Morgan explains how the Army engineers seconded to the team are helping to raise awareness of engineering and enthusing Blooodhound’s young fans through hands-on projects
On 4 July 2014 the Aircaft Carrier programme hit national headlines with the naming of HMS Queen Elizabeth. But as guest blogger David Downs explains, this marks the start of the most challenging phase of the build
A personal brush with the engineering skills shortage prompts our anonymous blogger to ask whether industry is making the best use of its young engineers
The chief executive of the Technology Strategy Board reflects on the results of the poll to pick the subject which will benefit from the £10m Longitude Prize
The engineering community must be heard to influence the upcoming election manifestos, says the EngineeringUK chief executive