Archive January 2015

Prince Philip: “Great engineers can improve the world”

2 years ago — 4 min read

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

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

2 years ago — 5.5 min read

We shouldn’t get too hung up on what attracts students into STEM. The important thing is that something attracts them....

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

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Anyone who wants to design the electric cars of the future should be excited by the upcoming launch of a...

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

2 years ago — 1 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...

UK Manufacturing sees further growth

2 years ago — 1 min read

From The Institute of Mechanical Engineering British manufacturers continued to see new orders grow in the three months to January,...

Maufacturing manifesto issued by cross-party MPs group

3 years ago — 2 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...

It’s time for politicians to get real on engineering issues

3 years ago — 3 min read

The general election is still months away and yet it’s not hard to imagine many people are already fed up...

UK’s skills shortage could hamper any chance for the country’s future economic growth

3 years ago — 3 min read

Stephen Tetlow MBE, Chief Executive of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, said in response to Engineering UK’s report The State...

Failure to meet demand for engineering skills will cost Scotland £1.7bn a year

3 years ago — 3 min read

Demand for engineers is at an all-time high according to a new report published today, which concludes that Scotland will...