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UK Hydrographic Office receives Highly Commended STEM Inspirational Awards

The UK Hydrographic Office has been awarded Highly Commended STEM Inspiration Awards ahead of National STEM Day, in recognition of their outstanding commitment to encouraging young people into science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers
Engineering licenses

EU may cease accepting Part-66 Engineering licenses post-Brexit

Recently the UK government warned that the European Aviation Safety Agency may cease accepting UK aircraft engineering licenses after the official Brexit deadline. This could impact how employable UK engineering graduates are, as well as damage the economy
(STEM) education

Promoting excellence in U.S. STEM education

The important mission of the National Science Foundation when it comes to fostering excellence in undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education for all students in the U.S. is placed under the spotlight by Open Access Government
education options in the UK

Manufacturing and engineering education options in the UK

Mediaworks, on behalf of Omega Plastics, share their expert views on education options in the UK’s manufacturing and engineering sector.
autonomous vehicles

Autonomous vehicles can accelerate the journey towards smarter cities

Dr Ingo Stuermer, Global Engineering Director Autonomous Driving, Aptiv explores the extent to which autonomous vehicles can accelerate the journey towards smarter cities in the future.
University of Salford

University of Salford

University of Salford is a vibrant university with strong industry partnerships and world class facilities. Eight pioneering, multi-disciplinary specialist research centres work across the fields of arts, health, science, engineering, environment and management.
STEM sector

International Women’s Day: How to make it as a woman in the STEM sector

Nancy Thomson, CEO of Thomson ecology, provides an insight on how to make it in the STEM sector as we continue to celebrate International Women's Day
female engineers

International Women’s Day: BSRIA asks if we are doing enough for female engineers

BSRIA is celebrating International Women’s Day on Thursday 8th March but as an industry – Julia Evans, Chief Executive, BSRIA – asks: are we doing enough to nurture and inspire the excellence of female engineers – both into the construction industry and beyond the ‘glass ceiling’?
fundamental computing

Advancing the frontiers of computing

Erwin Gianchandani and Michal Ziv-El from the National Science Foundation (NSF) provide a fascinating insight into how fundamental computing research is profoundly transforming our lives From cybersecurity to autonomous vehicles and assistive robotics, investments by the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) CISE directorate have resulted in myriad breakthrough technologies over the...
aircraft configurations

New aircraft configurations

Professor Jonathan Cooper from the Faculty of Engineering at University of Bristol discusses the constant drive for aircraft manufacturers to develop more fuel-efficient designs and new configurations Today’s commercial jet aircraft all look very similar and haven’t changed fundamentally over the past 50 years; essentially the designs consists of a...
eco-friendly plastics

Less plastic waste in the future

Can plastics be removed from the environment and be biologically degraded? Chemical engineers at TU Wien (Vienna) are working on it The use of plastics offers several advantages: they are cheap, versatile and easy to shape. However, they are responsible for today’s severe ecological problems. Plastics are difficult to degrade,...
scientific progress

The outermost frontiers of knowledge

The National Science Foundation is an independent federal agency to further scientific progress, as Open Access Government reveals The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the...
frictional metamaterials

Rubbing shoulders with frictional metamaterials

Julien Scheibert, researcher at CNRS/Ecole Centrale de Lyon explores the fascinating world of frictional metamaterials and their potential

Reducing turbulence for more environmentally friendly aircraft

Professor Jonathan Cooper at University of Bristol's Faculty of Engineering describes how reducing the effects of turbulence can benefit the environment
internet of trains

The Internet of Trains: For safety, efficiency and comfort

Particularly for bogies with flattened wheels, the Internet of Trains can bring all-round benefits, writes ZNAPZ CEO Marcel Van Velthoven.
crash barriers

Aesthetically pleasing crash barriers as ‘street furniture’ – why functional will no longer do

Abigail Kellett, Product Manager at Marshalls PLC explores the importance of crash barriers that can withstand vehicular attacks

The development of low-permeability hydrocarbon resources

Professor and NSERC/Chevron Industrial Research Chair, David W. Eaton, talks about the need to ensure hydrocarbon resources are developed responsibly

Why apprenticeships are a vital part of our industry

There has never been a more exciting time for apprenticeships in the UK. Here Clair Prosser at BSRIA explains more about the recent Apprenticeship Levy
ZNAPZ

Railway stations – The Railway World

ZNAPZ discuss the crucial role of railway stations in the functionality of rail networks. We have been writing about Asset Management in the Railway Industry, the Infrastructure and the Trains (Rolling Stock). However there is one important aspect that we haven’t highlighted yet: The Railway Stations. Stations play a crucial role...
engineering workflow prof dr alexander fay

Engineering workflow: Challenges and methods for improvement

Prof Dr Alexander Fay, Head of the Automation Technology Institute at HSU Hamburg, describes how methods, models and tools can support engineering workflow The engineering of huge and complex technical systems, such as buildings, production, transportation and energy systems, requires the coordinated contributions of different crafts and organisations over a...

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