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Maufacturing manifesto issued by cross-party MPs group

20 Jan 2015

A cross-party group of parliamentarians has launched a pre-election manifesto calling on future governments to ensure Britain’s place as a global leader in manufacturing markets.

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Reconfigurable robot withstands blows to complete assault course Video

15 Jan 2015

Despite being kicked and pushed around this hexapod still manages to autonomously overcome an office assault course.

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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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Power Dressing: why it's exoskeleton time

15 Dec 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

Technological and societal trends have triggered a race to develop wearable exoskeletons that augment a user’s strength for a range of applications.

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Gadget fairs and cautious optimism

5 Jan 2015 | By Jason Ford

The new year seems to be heralding a period of uncertainty for business ahead of a long General Election campaign

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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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March 1917: Submarine warfare

5 Mar 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

As the First World War raged and following a shock attack on neutral merchant ships, the government was anxious to quell public concern about the threat to shipping posed by German U-boats

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A cross-party group of MPs has issued a manifesto for manufacturing. Which of the themes it addresses are most important for the sector?