Archive April 2015

Boeing’s UK President speaks out about lack of STEM graduates in the UK

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In the opening remarks of this year’s STEMtech conference and showcase, Boeing UK and Ireland’s President, Sir Michael Arthur, spoke about the current lack of STEM graduates in the UK...

Research claims onshore wind contributes just under £1 billion a year to the UK economy

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New research carried out by BiGGAR Economics for trade body Renewable UK reveals that the onshore wind industry contributed £906 million in gross value added (GVA) revenue to the UK...

Union warns of strike action over planned job losses at Rolls-Royce

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Trade union Unite has warned Rolls-Royce to expect industrial action over the plans by the company to scale back its UK operations. In November last year, Rolls-Royce announced that over...

Danish government approves plans for tunnel to Germany

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The Danish parliament has passed legislation that will pave the way for the construction of a £6.25 billion tunnel between Denmark and Germany. The bridge will run from the Danish...

Formula One technology to improve military vehicles

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BAE systems have used Formula One technology to improve military vehicles. This will increase handling and speed, as well as helping gunners hit targets.  

Sheffield students to compete in Railway Challenge

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The Institute of Mechanical Engineers Railway Challenge – a competition to design and build the most efficient locomotive – will take place in June and will include a team of...