Osborne backs 'industrial strategy' in spending review

26 Nov 2015

George Osborne is ‘backing science’ with a pledge to protect the £4.7bn science budget in real terms up to 2020/21.


Mobile checkpoint provides full-HD imagery from underside of vehicles

19 Nov 2015 | By Jason Ford

In just under a year UK engineers have designed and produced V-Guard, a new security tool that gives users high-definition images from the underside of vehicles.


BAE submarine

Diving deep - Creating tomorrow's submarines

17 Nov 2015 | By Andrew Wade

Naval architect Becky Thomas talks to The Student Engineer about building next-generation submarines with BAE Systems. 

Hardy help-mates

Your questions answered: robots for extreme environments

17 Nov 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

Hardy help-mates: Experts answer your questions on developing robots for extreme environments. 



Government expenditure in the frame

23 Nov 2015 | By Jason Ford

The Defence Review heralds an increase in spending, with new aircraft announced, although a cut in planned number of new ships, but the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement later this week is likely to unveil cuts elsewhere.

Industry is waiting to hear from new Business Secretary Sajiv Javid MP

Innovate 2015 puts focus on new technology and government science budget

9 Nov 2015 | By Jason Ford

The UK’s showcase event to attract overseas interest in innovation and new technology coincides with a report from a parliamentary committee calling for a commitment to increase science funding


La Foudre

October 1894: The aluminium torpedo boat

30 Sep 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

A wonder of its day, the first aluminium military vessel, a torpedo boat, caused a stir when it appeared in the Thames. But the wonder-metal had later problems

The Horse Tank

Jan 1856 – The Horse Tank

4 Sep 2015 | By Jon Excell

Military minds wondering how to equip the modern soldier with the means to safely travel long distances while burdened with gadgets may like to consider reviving the idea of the horse tank - a startling concept in cavalry technology described in the first-ever issue of The Engineer.

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