Two ever-fascinating areas, developing robots for extreme environments and the home, and the underground structures beneath London, dominate this week’s events.
Negotiations over funding have held back the flagship project, which aims to show proof of concept for large-scale tidal lagoon energy.
After seven years’ hard work and a complicated build programme, Bloodhound SSC is finally making its public debut ahead of its first full test and record attempt next year. The Engineer visited and spoke to the team
Airbus’s new factory in Mobile, Alabama, is a statement of intent on the company’s plans for North America.
Drax, the UK’s biggest power station, is slowly weaning itself off coal and replacing it with biomass. The Engineer took a look around to see what all the fuss was about.
India’s world famous rail network is looking skywards to cut costs and reduce emissions.
A TV production company is recruiting for a series aimed at reconnecting people to the engineers that are intrinsic to everyday life but are often forgotten.
Vivarail is repurposing old District Line rolling stock for local and regional rail services. The Engineer took a ride.
It’s results time. And the annual rush to university is causing concern at Semta, the employer-led body that is working to ensure the right skills are available in engineering and advanced manufacturing.
From designing the Royal Navy’s latest submarines, to training facial surgeons, virtual reality is finally making itself useful.
The Chancellor has announced that a politically neutral Commission is to oversee infrastructure projects in the UK. Chaired by former Labour transport secretary Lord Adonis, it will seek to streamline and speed up approval and planning processes. Which sector of the infrastructure should be its first priority?
The continuing scandal over emissions from Volkswagen’s diesel vehicles has widened to a discussion on fuel consumption and CO2 emissions
With the growing number of wireless systems on today’s cars, there are more opportunities for hackers to access vehicles, both remotely and physically. Guest blogger Paul Wooderson of HORIBA MIRA explains how the industry is trying to make cars safe from cyber-attack
Our anonymous blogger ponders the irritating rise of the armchair engineer
Sucessful start-ups are the exception rather than the rule. Guest blogger David Falzani explains some of the most common mistakes
Public recognition of the value of engineering is one thing, but industry itself also needs to give its most skilled practitioners more credit.
Construction on both Queen Elizabeth and Prince of Wales aircraft carriers is approaching important milestones
Budding engineers will be able to see behind the scenes at many fascinating sites over the summer, or prepare entries for the Big Bang Awards if it’s raining, ays the chief executive of Engineering UK.
With the exception of Bloodhound, industry’s missing a trick when it comes to using high-profile projects to inspire future engineers
Work experience has been identified as one way employers can reach young people from a wide range of backgrounds
Guest blog Anthony Martin, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) Chief Engineer at MIRA, explains how next generation cars are changing the face of EMC testing.
Our anonymous blogger wonders whether the shortage of skilled engineers has forced recruitment agencies to up their game
What defines a country’s nationality, and does it actually matter? Our guest blogger, the president of Sainsbury Management Fellows, looks at the issues