Fracking is back on the agenda following last week’s Autumn Statement, while the Royal Academy of Engineering is looking for winners and hospital charities could benefit from a minute of your time.
Google’s driverless car Launching driverless car trials and quantum technology centres won’t make Britain a technology world leader but they’re a step in the right direction
Despite efforts to attract more young people into the sector, the latest EngineeringUK report shows firms are training more over-25s as advanced apprenticeships flatline
A cyber hairpiece could permanently plug us in to a world of distraction and make us look ridiculous at the same time.
By 2020 Britain’s energy landscape will have been shaped to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions but is the grid ready for the new energy mix?
Our internet-enabled world is open to the machinations of cyber criminals but how worried should we be about these threats and will technology save us from hackers?
Delegates to one of this week’s key events will discuss whether the solution to industry’s skills shortage is to import more engineers from overseas.
A space port would be fantastic for the British economy but not because of Richard Branson’s tourism venture.
There’s good news for small manufacturers, bad news for BAE Systems employees and a chance to hear the environmental case for nuclear in this week’s briefing.
A touring event pairs long-dead Industrial Revolution personalities with living speakers carrying on their work, to spooky and informative effect.
A number of initiatives illustrating the variety of roles filled by engineers demonstrates that outside perceptions of the discipline continue to be wide of the mark
A debate at the Royal Society offered the potential to find out how things could be done differently but The Engineer came away none the wiser.
The starting gun on the Hinkley Point C project is a signal for the Technology Strategy Board to up its efforts to establish a nuclear supply chain in the UK, says its chief executive
The first Tomorrow’s Engineers Week showed the importance of promoting engineering careers to young people and demonstrating the importance of engineering to decision-makers, says the chief executive of EngineeringUK
Our anonymous blogger asks why, with so many more pressing challenges facing humanity, conflict remains the most potent spur for innovation?
Engineers need to speak with one voice so could it be time to axe some institutions asks our anonymous blogger?
It’s important for product designers to consider the appearance and shape of an object as well as its functionality, says guest blogger Stephen Phillips of Arup
EngineeringUK Chief Executive, Paul Jackson, is pleased by the government’s support for science and engineering careers, but sees the need to raise the awareness of young people to the attractions of technology
Our anonymous blogger asks whether technology designed to make life easier has actually had the opposite effect
Some tricky manoeuvres are accompanying the current phases of Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier project, as Carrier Alliance engineering director David Downs explains
Progress has been made but the government is in danger of undermining its own industrial strategy, says the CEO of manufacturers’ organisation EEF, Terry Scuoler.
The chief executive of the Technology Strategy Board muses on the common ground between engineering and the creative industries, among Britain’s top export earners
Three lower-carbon technologies are competing to replace internal combustion engine vehicles. Derek Charters, Technical Manager at MIRA, takes a look at their advantanges and disadvantages