Welcome to a collection of news stories 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 news items according to the category as specified in the column on the left hand side of the page.
No doubt you’ve heard the brand names: Post-It, Scotchgard, Nexcare, Filtrete. And, among many more, they are all illustrious brands owned by 3M, who played host to the IED’s Annual and Extraordinary General meetings, plus annual Awards, on 9 July.Read More
Nearly 200 AWE staff, with some joined by their family, plus local IED members, packed the William Penney Theatre at Aldermaston recently to hear about the latest technology behind the Raspberry Pi, which is helping to inspire the next generation of budding scientists, engineers and IT ...Read More
We are delighted to announce that IED member Graham Jeffrey has been awarded the title of ‘STEM Ambassador of the Year’ for the Bristol, Bath and Somerset region.Read More
When IED president, TV presenter and technology entrepreneur Maggie Philbin travelled to Huddersfield recently to receive an honorary doctorate from its university, it meant a return journey to one of the most exciting moments in her life.Read More
Neil Phelps IEng MIED is a production design manager at the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE). He started his engineering career in 1975 as a mechanical engineering technician apprentice with F J Edwards, which produced sheet metal working machine tools. He was introduced to the art of design and ...Read More
A warm welcome to Karsten Heard, who has recently become a Member of the IEDRead More
Innovate UK has up to £200,000 and a package of tailored support to award to businesswomen who have exciting ideas, and the potential to become leaders in innovation and deliver signi?cant economic growth.Read More
As it prepares for the first new flight of its Airlander 10 hybrid airship, Hybrid Air Vehicles of the UK has been showcasing the vehicle’s special operations credentials recently at SOFEX. Persistence, large payload, modularity, quiet operations and the ability to land on any flat surface are ...Read More
The ‘Pee Power’ urinal – which turns pee into electricity –took centre stage in the Stone Circle at Glastonbury Festival in June.Read More
The result of the EU referendum will have a material effect on UK engineering which accounts for some 27% of UK GDP and over half of our exports. It is critical to the future of the UK that the government’s plan is informed by a clear understanding of the potential solutions, opportunities and ...Read More
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