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The STEM of the Christmas Tree

25 Nov 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

A seasonal look at how to spark an interest in engineering during the Festive Season


Government expenditure in the frame

23 Nov 2015 | By Andrew Wade

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.

Project Manager Nisrine Chartouny with some of the women constructing the new Crossrail Farringdon Station

Driven by diversity

18 Nov 2015 | By Jon Excell

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.

By cutting out outside noise, Ford believe they’re giving customers a more relaxing driving experience

It's (not) a beautiful noise Video

13 Nov 2015 | By Andrew Wade

An unsettled night’s sleep led our news editor to wonder whether the best uses are being found for advanced acoustics technologies

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The UK government's latest defence review has included the announcement of increased spending on aircraft and special forces units. Meanwhile, the latest HM Treasury autumn statement is expected to include deep cuts which might hit health, industry and science. Which of these statements is closest to your feelings?