Researchers have demonstrated that perovskite materials contain flaws that can be engineered to improve solar devices.
A railway carriage that can be reconfigured to carry passengers or freight is one of three designs sharing £2.2m to develop next generation rolling stock.
NASA researchers have completed initial flight tests of a new morphing wing technology that could reduce fuel costs, airframe weight and decrease aircraft noise during take-offs and landings.
As teams grapple with new rules for the 2017 America’s Cup, Ben Ainslie Racing is using software to get ahead.
Skills & Careers
The Student Engineer spoke to Serena Tulloch, graduate recruitment adviser at engineering consultancy Atkins, to find out how to navigate the firm’s hiring process.
The National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition on 24 & 25 April 2015 at the NEC, Birmingham, offers a great opportunity to meet recruiters from the industry’s top employers.
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From the Rosetta comet-landing mission and the UK’s largest ever warship to Industry 4.0 and the rise of reshoring, The Engineer Conference 2015 boasts an unmissable mix of inspiring projects and industry big hitters.
Parallels with the 1930s era of aerospace, with its buccaneering engineer/tycoons, are unavoidable. Will commercial space flight developments change our lives?
Handy man: Joel Gibbard founded Open Bionics with the aim of producing advanced prosthetics that are both affordable and desirable
The renewable energy industry will be in for a testing time if oil prices remain low, and will have to bolster arguments about the stability of energy prices from renewables, says Gordon Edge, director of policy at RenewableUK
The horologist who designed the clock of the Palace of Westminster was a formidable, combative personality but well-respected for his ingenuity and skill