The Engineer Comment
The fiasco over the cancellation of the contract with Raytheon to deliver the UK’s e-borders system could have been avoided if more engineers were involved in decision making.
Several recent discoveries have indicated that it might be possible to use graphene as the basis for biocompatible implants to replace lost senses such as sight and interfacing with prosthetics. How likely is this, and what are the main roadblocks?
Pre-season testing begins this week for next month’s hotly anticipated all-electric motor-racing spectacular
Taking to the air without an engine is a thrilling exerience, and one that aerospace organisation The Air League is using to give inner-city students a taste for careers in the sector.
Despite accounting for a rising share of greenhouse gas emissions, developing nations are investing heavily in the technology that could help address climate change
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Phil Skipper, Head of M2M Business Development, Vodafone Group explains how machine-to-machine (M2M) technology, a component of the ‘internet of things’, can help smaller companies to compete
Part-time postgraduate study offers a way to upskill the engineering workforce but unviversities need to persuade businesses of the direct benefits of investment.
Voting for the Longitude Prize closes tomorrow. Here, Longitude Committee member and vice-president for external affairs at the Royal Academy of Engineering, Prof Martyn Thomas, explains how engineers could contribute to the shortlisted project options.
Isis Innovation team leader Richard Holliday explains how universites can succeed at technology transfer and take more of their intellectual property to the market