Welcome to a collection of features from around the world on the themes of engineering and design.Click on the link beside each feature to read more.You can sort through the feature items according to the category as specified in the column on the left hand side of the page.
Substantial funding is now driving forward the development of a ground-based demonstrator of Reaction Engines Ltd’s much heralded SABRE aerospace engine. It’s a big moment for UK hopes and expectationsRead More
The UK lags far behind the rest of Europe when it comes to female engineers, while the number of men entering the profession is in decline. How can this be reversed?Read More
Sheila Hannon, Creative Producer, Show Of Strength Theatre Company, revisits the life of Sarah Guppy (1770-1852) – designer, inventor, engineer and much moreRead More
Regular Asides author Colin Ledsome CEng FIED comes up with a ‘recipe’ you won’t find in any cookbook!Read More
The UK has a powerful international reputation for automotive design – a strength that in the early stages of the product development cycle is critical to sales success and attracting further R&D workRead More
Using robotics systems has helped many patients relearn muscular movements or rebuild strength. However, by using ‘soft’ materials, outcomes could be much improved. Tim Fryer looks into the ongoing researchRead More
We tend to take breathing for granted, but what if a medical condition threatened to cut off your air supply? Darryl Calleja Stafrace StudIED, winner of the 2016 IED Malta Student Award, relates how he designed a medical device to tackle such situationsRead More
Renowned engineering designer and inventor Sir James Dyson has long railed against the dearth of skilled engineers in the UK. Now he has taken matters into his own handsRead More
Maggie Philbin, broadcaster, CEO of TeenTech and IED President, was awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours list for her services to Science, Technology and Engineering. We offer her our warmest congratulationsRead More
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