The Engineer Comment
A seasonal look at how to spark an interest in engineering during the Festive Season
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.
Despite years of industry hand-wringing, dozens of targeted initiatives, pressure from government and dire warnings from all and sundry on the consequences of failing to deal with it – UK industry’s shameful gender divide shows little, if any, sign of narrowing.
An unsettled night’s sleep led our news editor to wonder whether the best uses are being found for advanced acoustics technologies