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Dr. Majid Minary, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, was senior author of the study

New structures 'tougher than Kevlar'

27 Mar 2015

Researchers have created new structures that stretch to up to seven times their length and remain stronger than Kevlar, a development with wide ranging applications in armour plating.

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Osborne unveils packages for science, industry and regions in Budget

18 Mar 2015

Britain’s hard-pressed oil and gas industry received a boost in Parliament today when George Osborne announced £1.3bn worth of measures to support the industry.

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Ethical hacking: cyber-security career guide for engineering graduates

15 Jan 2015 | By Stephen Harris

The rapid pace of technology development means every day is different when you’re defending against cyber attacks.

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5 tips for getting a graduate engineering job at Thales

8 Jan 2015 | By Stephen Harris

We spoke to the aerospace and transport electronics firm to get the inside scoop on how to grab yourself one of its hotly contested graduate jobs.

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Cross-party support and parental misgivings

9 Mar 2015 | By Jason Ford

Many parents see apprenticeship schemes as worthwhile, but only if someone else’s child is doing one.

Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering winner announcement.

Legion of Honour

2 Feb 2015 | By Jason Ford

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

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February 1946: the last of the piston-engined bombers

4 Feb 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

Soon to be superseded by the jet-powered V-bombers, the Lincoln represented the last gasp of WWII technology for the RAF.

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April 1874: The 81-ton gun

23 Apr 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

Britain’s largest guns to date were designed for shipboard use aboard the Royal Navy’s latest warships

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