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A new TV show is looking for young engineers who are working on projects that capture the imagination
Next generation artificially intelligent engineering software will take many decisions out of the designer’s hands. Should engineers be worried?
Politicians need to remember the potential they have to help reshape Britain’s economy and why doing so could make the rest of their job much easier.
Politicians don’t need reassurance from the engineering and manufacturing sectors. They need continuing pressure on the challenges facing the sectors
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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
Toyota’s offer of free fuel-cell-related patents is good news for everyone in the automotive sector, says James Batchelor
Engineers often need help when they make the transition to management positions, says Neil Lewin of Festo Training & Consulting
The IMechE’s Dr Tim Fox explains why we must press ahead with UK shale gas exploration – and ensure the public knows why.
A call from the Environmental Audit Committee to delay the introduction of fracking in the UK has brought shale gas back to the top of the news agenda. Jane Burston, Head of the Centre for Carbon Measurement at NPL looks at one issue raised by the Committee: methane emissions.
BAE Systems’ Lambert Dopping-Hepenstal discusses the opportunities that could be realised by commercial unmanned aircraft
You can start to build the skills you’ll need to get to the top even before you leave university, says Shaun Simmons, managing director of engineering at Cordant Recruitment.
Engineering is missing out on the skills of people on the autistic spectrum, and can do much to make workplaces comfortable for them, argues Ivan Zytynski of fluid handling company Bete
Even if some roles are replaced with robots, engineers and their associated skills will continue to be highly sought after, says the IET’s Stephanie Fernandes
Professor David Balmforth emphasises the role that infrastructure plays in supporting society at the beginning of his year as president of the Instiution of Civil Engineers