Archive January 2015

Prince Philip: “Great engineers can improve the world”

4 years ago — 2 min read

"Engineering is one of the few ways in which human talent can be given the chance to improve, and frequently to transform, the comfort and prosperity of the human community"...

It’s the destination that matters, not the starting point.

4 years ago — 3 min read

We shouldn’t get too hung up on what attracts students into STEM. The important thing is that something attracts them. A recent article about engineering education in The Guardian — a fairly...

Ricardo’s new low-carbon vehicle centre will create exciting opportunities for graduates

4 years ago — 0 min read

Anyone who wants to design the electric cars of the future should be excited by the upcoming launch of a new £10m research centre dedicated to low-carbon vehicles. Ricardo has...

The Dowling Review of business university research collaborations launches call for evidence

4 years ago — 0.5 min read

The UK’s national academy for engineering has announced a call for evidence to enable government to support the development of more effective collaborations between UK businesses and universities. Dame Ann Dowling DBE...

UK Manufacturing sees further growth

4 years ago — 0.5 min read

From The Institute of Mechanical Engineering British manufacturers continued to see new orders grow in the three months to January, but firms expect their export orders to tail-off in the...

Maufacturing manifesto issued by cross-party MPs group

4 years ago — 1 min read

A cross-party group of parliamentarians has launched a pre-election manifesto calling on future governments to ensure Britain’s place as a global leader in manufacturing markets. Manufacturing Manifesto 2015 addresses what...