With the general election fast approaching, which engineering issues would you most like to see politicians address in their manifestos?
Best practise for fracking to ensure gas can be harvested safely come under focus this week, along with engineering in London and the EEF’s National Conference
Sony is taking orders for its attempt at smart glasses just as Google has gone back to the drawing board. But electronic eyewear could be taking them down a blind alley.
The Prince of Wales will be helping to mark the 150th anniversary of one of London’s (and the Victorian era’s) defining civil engineering works, Joseph Bazalgette’s sewerage system, improvements to which are still underway.
The line between appliance and service is blurring, and that presents challenges for provider and customer alike.
Scheduled for launch this Wednesday the European Space Agency’s IXV could represent the first step towards a European version of NASA’s shuttle programme
Could Britain’s new generation of tunnelling expertise be put to use creating underground cities? And would we really want them?
This week’s focus is on who will win an array of prestigious awards recognising the people who have made the most significant advancements in engineering
][\;’RFID tagging has brought efficiency and ease to many aspects of our work and personal lives. But we should be careful applying the same principles to people.
The controversy over fracking has stepped up a gear, with an MPs committee calling for a moratorium ahead of a vote on the government’s infrastructure bill that could make shale gas exploration easier
The latest upgrade to Google’s Atlas humanoid robot reminds us why we shouldn’t be afraid of robotic world domination just yet.
A cross-party group of MPs has issued a manifesto for manufacturing. Which of the themes it addresses are most important for the sector?
Companies need to think about how they can add ‘emotional value’ to their products, says Sainsbury Management Fellows’ president David Falzani
The recent cold snap reminded our anonymous blogger why he likes to run an old car
Engineering has been shown to have a significant, positive effect not only on the economy but also on individuals’ lives, says Paul Jackson
Nearly getting arrested helped promote my business: why you should take risks to bring your engineering idea to life
Laurence Kemball-Cook, entrepreneur and inventor of the Pavegen tile that generates electricity from footsteps, explains why he had to break the rules to get his company off the ground.
With the increasing number of electronic devices available in vehicles at all levels of the market, automotive engineers face a difficult challenge in ensuring that drivers can expect good quality service from all the services available to them.
You can start to build the skills you’ll need to get to the top even before you leave university, says Shaun Simmons, managing director of engineering at Cordant Recruitment.
Iain Gray has now left his position as chief executive of Innovate UK, and looks back on what he learned about how diferent sectors influence each other in unexpected ways
Sophie McPhillips, water engineer and NCE Graduate of the Year, explains why a placement with Engineers Without Borders is so rewarding and how you can get a start in international development.
Our anonymous blogger reflects on the development of the patent system, and wonders whether it’s still fit for purpose
Guest blogger David Falzani presents some practical ideas on how engineering can exploit emotional connections to make itself more attractive
Engineering contributed more than a quarter of the UK’s GDP last year, says the chief executive of Engineering UK, but we need to double the number of graduates and apprentices entering the industry.