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  • Happy academics prove that money isn’t everything

    • 7 Sep 2017
    • Jon Excell

    Despite earning lower salaries on average than their colleagues in other sectors, UK engineering academics are considerably happier in their jobs, according to The Engineer’s 2017 Salary Survey.

  • A-Levels: STEM on the rise but teacher crisis deepens

    • 17 Aug 2017
    • The Engineer

    This year’s A-Levels saw a small jump in the numbers studying STEM subjects, but a shortage of teachers across technical disciplines could threaten these gains in coming years.

  • Addressing the gender pay gap should be industry priority

    • 1 Aug 2017
    • Andrew Wade

    The recently published salary list of top BBC broadcasters has highlighted the gender pay gap like never before.

  • Government proposes post-Brexit start-up fund

    • 31 Jul 2017
    • The Engineer

    Start-up companies in post-Brexit Britain could access funding from a new National Investment Fund proposed by the government today.

  • Amec Foster Wheeler to lead nuclear research project

    • 27 Jul 2017
    • The Engineer

    Amec Foster Wheeler appointed to lead nuclear power research programme

  • World’s second-largest wind farm to open in Oklahoma

    • 27 Jul 2017
    • Stuart Nathan

    Being built by private renewable energy firm Invenergy, the 2GW facility will be the largest in the US

  • Cowley plant to build BMW’s electric Mini

    • 24 Jul 2017
    • The Engineer

    BMW has announced that its next generation electric Mini will be built in Cowley, Oxfordshire.

  • Government announces £246m battery investment

    • 23 Jul 2017
    • The Engineer

    The government has launched a new £246m battery technology investment programme, known as the Faraday Challenge.

  • If it ain’t broke: apprentices express misgivings over training

    • 23 Jul 2017
    • Jason Ford

    A survey published today highlights how the government could undermine its own efforts to increase the number of people embarking on an apprenticeship.

  • Welding concept leads to stronger 3D printed parts

    • 20 Jul 2017
    • The Engineer

    Engineers in the US have developed a way to make 3D printed parts stronger and more widely applicable.

  • Collaborate To Innovate 2017 awards shortlist announced

    • 19 Jul 2017
    • Jon Excell

    We’re delighted to reveal the shortlist for The Engineer’s 2017 Collaborate To Innovate (C2I) awards. Click here to see who’s in the running.

  • Why big and small businesses should be working together for innovation success

    • 13 Jul 2017
    • The Engineer

    Large companies often have limited ability to innovate, but small companies can help while also reducing the often inherent risk, explains Neil Poxon of Oxford Flow

  • Cranfield to host new £65m digital aviation centre

    • 10 Jul 2017
    • The Engineer

    A consortium of industry, government and academic partners are building a new £65m digital aviation research facility at Cranfield University.

  • France announces fossil fuel vehicles sales ban

    • 6 Jul 2017
    • The Engineer

    Petrol and diesel vehicles will not be sold in France after 2040 as part of a package of environmental measures announced by Emmanuel Macron’s government

  • £3.7bn Type 26 contract secures thousands of jobs at BAE

    • 2 Jul 2017
    • The Engineer

    Thousands of jobs have been secured for two decades following the award of a £3.7bn contract to BAE Systems for three Type 26 Global Combat Ships.

  • Rolls-Royce safeguards jobs with £150m investment

    • 29 Jun 2017
    • The Engineer

    Rolls-Royce is to safeguard over 7,000 jobs following its decision to invest £150m into new and existing civil aerospace facilities in Britain.

  • Raspberry Pi wins top UK engineering prize

    • 29 Jun 2017
    • The Engineer

    Raspberry Pi, the UK-made microcomputer credited with inspiring a new generation of coders, has won the Royal Academy of Engineering 2017 MacRobert Award.

  • Promoted content: Protect your instrumentation with software

    • 27 Jun 2017
    • The Engineer

    For over 50 years, test engineers have been taking a PC-based approach to automating stand-alone instrumentation.

  • Roma the engineer wins top academy Award

    • 22 Jun 2017
    • The Engineer

    Engineer and broadcaster Roma Agrawal has won one of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s most prestigious awards in recognition of her tireless efforts to promote careers in the profession.

  • Engineering salary survey reveals £10k gender gap

    • 19 Jun 2017
    • Jon Excell

    Women engineers earn on average £10k less per year than their male colleagues according to The Engineer’s 2017 salary survey.