#History

Tamar Bridge celebrates its 60th anniversary

1 month ago — Quick Read

The Tamar Bridge opened 60 years ago today on 24 October 1961. The bridge is celebrating 60 years of service connecting Saltash in Cornwall and Plymouth in Devon. The toll...

STEM Accord – 50 Engineering Hero’s

1 year ago — Long Read

Born to Engineer favourite, STEM Accord, have put together a fantastic Instagram series on often overlooked Engineering Hero's. Their account is a must-follow for anyone interested in the history of...

Ground-Penetrating Radar Maps Entire Ancient Roman City

1 year ago — Long Read

In a world-first, archaeologists have teamed up with Engineers to use ground-penetrating radar to map an ENTIRE ancient city while it’s still beneath the ground. The team created an initial...

100 Years of Engineering History

2 years ago — Quick Read

The ERA Foundation, the British Engineering organisation behind the Born to Engineer programme, are today celebrating their centennial with an interactive timeline that focuses on their rich history. Above -...

What the Remnants of Britain’s button industry teach us about the future of manufacturing

3 years ago — Long Read

Many British towns and cities grew up around manufacturing. The north of England was once the production centre of the world during the industrial revolution. While manufacturing remained important to...

Did You Know Engineering – The hydrogen fuel cell was invented by a Victorian lawyer from Wales

4 years ago — Deep Dive

Let us start, in the spirit of steampunk, by imagining a new and different past. One that is just a little different to that which we currently have. So welcome...