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Robot to save Barrier Reef from starfish vandalism

3 Sep 2015

Australian engineers have developed a robot designed to control starfish populations on the Great Barrier Reef  

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Nissan to invest £100m in Sunderland plant

3 Sep 2015

A newly announced £100m investment in Nissan’s Sunderland plant will secure thousands of jobs and cement the UK’s reputation as one of the world’s leading automotive manufacturers the car-maker has claimed.

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Coffee grounds used for methane capture and storage

3 Sep 2015

Soak and heating process creates carbon capture material that can later be used as a fuel.

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Engineers apply imaging technology to help in the fight against malaria

3 Sep 2015

Engineers at Warwick University are using imaging technology and robust algorithms to help combat malaria in Tanzania.

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The tide is turning

12 Aug 2015 | By Andrew Wade

Autonomous systems could revolutionise the shipping industry by reducing costs and improving efficiency

Women tend to get turned off STEM subjects from an early age

Female students ‘disconnected’ with engineering

3 Sep 2015 | By Sana Sarwar

The Student Engineer speaks to two female engineering students about their experiences.

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How the lack of STEM grads is holding back oil and gas

25 Aug 2015

This infographic suggests the energy sector is becoming data driven, but the pipeline of STEM grads isn’t there to meet its demands. 

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Women tend to get turned off STEM subjects from an early age

Female students ‘disconnected’ with engineering

3 Sep 2015 | By Sana Sarwar

The Student Engineer speaks to two female engineering students about their experiences.

Video blogging is becoming an increasingly popular medium of communication

Student vloggers hired for engineering push

3 Sep 2015

Campaign will see two young students creating content to inspire young engineers.

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Government to force employers to own up to gender pay gap

14 Jul 2015

The UK government has announced that it is to push ahead with plans to force firms with more than 250 employees to disclose information on pay gaps between men and women.

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Trident surfaces again

2 Sep 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

George Osborne’s visit to Faslane may have been political posturing, but Trident is all about posturing. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t discuss it.

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This week's poll: Trident renewal

1 Sep 2015

George Osborne’s announcement of new funding for the Faslane submarine base has brought the UK’s renewal of Trident back into the news. With which of these statements do you most strongly agree?

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Getting to grips with the ‘Productivity Puzzle’

12 Aug 2015

Viewpoint Steven Barr, Head of Manufacturing at the Business Growth Service, explains why the manufacturing sector could hold the key to increased productivity

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John Elvesjö and Mårten Skogö, inventors of eye-tracking

10 Aug 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

Eye-tracking can potentially replace the mouse, touchscreen and pad as the way we interact with computers, and may be the closest we get to a technbology that can read our minds

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August 1915: The Board of Invention

5 Aug 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

The Engineer’s opinions on the foreruners of today’s Research Councils were sceptical and, to today’s eyes, surprisingly jaundiced

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The Advance engine uses a carbon/titanium composite to reduce weight

Word of the month: Engine

14 Jul 2015

Anthony Poulton-Smith explores the origins of everyday engineering terms

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13 Jul 2015 | By Anthony Poulton-Smith

Anthony Poulton-Smith explores the origins of everyday engineering terms

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Word of the month: Piston

13 Jul 2015 | By Anthony Poulton-Smith

In this new regular column Anthony Pouton-Smith explores the obscure origins of everyday engineering words

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George Osborne's announcement of new funding for the Faslane submarine base has brought the UK's renewal of Trident back into the news. With which of these statements do you most strongly agree?



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