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.
They’re not working.
The Engineer’s constantly chiming email alerts let us know that orders were buoyant during the Farnborough Airshow, while the CBI’s latest survey shows that is a trend across engineering sectors
The capital wants £1.3 trillion for its next generation of infrastructure. The rest of the country needs to start thinking big if it wants to compete.
In the centenary year of the 20th Century’s devastating conflict, the spotlight falls on how British engineers supported the military effort while themselves making great sacrifices.
A new report calls for hospitals to have their own chief engineer. But would their skills be limited by a management role?
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
With the British Grand Prix approaching, Mira senior engineer Tom Lee continue his series of articles on noise, vibration and harshness with a look at the current furore over the noise made by the new generation of turbo-equipped Formula One cars
The chief executive of the Technology Strategy Board visits Northern Ireland, and witnesses the regeneration of the province’s industrial capabilities