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UK joins World Leading X-Ray Laser Facility

Added: 19th March 2018 by Science & Technology Facilities Council

The UK has today become the latest member state of the European XFEL, the international research facility that is home to the world’s largest X-ray laser.

UK scientists help solve mystery of why comets emit X-rays

Added: 19th March 2018 by Science & Technology Facilities Council

The mystery of why comets travelling through Space give off X-ray emissions has been solved thanks to new research undertaken by a team that included science staff from STFC’s Central Laser...

Thunder inbound as more fast jets added to Air Day line up

Added: 12th March 2018 by Royal Navy

Making its Air Day debut, Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton is hugely excited to announce the Hellenic Air Force F-16 Demo Team 'Zeus' will participate in the flying display on Saturday 7 July.

Target Duncan Merlins try to protect destroyer during NATO sub exercise

Added: 12th March 2018 by Royal Navy

Sink the Duncan! That’s one of the tasks of international submarines during NATO’s biggest sub hunt of the year in the Mediterranean.

Milestone as first F-35B aircraft deploys to warship

Added: 12th March 2018 by Royal Navy

An F-35B has landed on the deck of the USS Wasp in a milestone year for the stealth fighter jet.

A day in the life - Neelam Kundi

Added: 7th March 2018 by Lendlease

What does it mean to be a Lendlease graduate? Our Day in the Life series finds out first-hand. This week, we caught up with Neelam Kundi

Driverless technology comes to Formula Student 2018 competition

Added: 6th March 2018

Artificial intelligence for driverless cars will form part of the annual Formula Student competition at Silverstone in July.

Change the world - become an engineer

Added: 6th March 2018 by Leonardo

Having taken an early interest in electronics and aeroplanes, Kris Harrison’s passion for engineering was fully ignited while doing her A-levels, when her physics teacher inspired her to...

Cadets join HMS Albion for NATO deployment

Added: 5th March 2018 by Royal Navy

Officer Cadets (OC) from Britannia Royal Naval College have been getting stuck in on board HMS Albion as the ship leads an international task group in the Mediterranean.

Siemens train factory plant planned in Goole

Added: 2nd March 2018 by Siemens

Plans for a £200m rail factory creating 700 jobs in East Yorkshire have been announced.

£260m deal signed to keep RAF giants flying

Added: 28th February 2018 by Defence Equipment and Support Hub

A £260 million agreement with the United States Government to support RAF C-17 heavy lift transport aircraft into the next decade has been signed by the MOD, Defence Minister Guto Bebb...

Tackling technology terms: what is an applications engineer anyway?

Added: 28th February 2018 by Dorset Software Services

Confused about what technology jobs are out there? Heard about programming roles but not much else?

Johnson Matthey and Cummins Expand Efforts in Electrification

Added: 19th February 2018 by Johnson Matthey

Cummins Acquires Johnson Matthey’s Automotive Battery Systems Business; Sign Agreement to Collaborate on eLNO High Energy Battery Materials.

Award-winning Plymouth MOD engineering talent

Added: 19th February 2018 by Royal Navy

Future engineers from Plymouth have scooped top awards at a ceremony attended by HRH Prince of Wales.

First accelerated engineers pass out at HMS Raleigh

Added: 19th February 2018 by Royal Navy

The first 'accelerated' weapon and air engineers for the front-line Navy have been converted from civilians into sailors.  

Balfour Beatty joint venture awarded £1.4bn Los Angeles airport contract

Added: 19th February 2018 by Balfour Beatty

A consortium including FTSE 250 construction firm Balfour Beatty has been awarded a $1.95bn (£1.4bn) contract to build a train network at Los Angeles International Airport.

Tata 'to invest £75m in Port Talbot blast furnace repair'

Added: 14th February 2018 by Tata Steel

Tata Steel will invest £75m to repair a blast furnace at Port Talbot steelworks, industry sources have claimed.

Advanced facility planned for training next generation of aircraft maintenance engineers

Added: 13th February 2018 by AMRC

A pioneering training centre for the next generation of highly skilled aircraft maintenance engineers at Doncaster Sheffield Airport could see apprentices and their trainers digitally connected to...

Rail industry plans 7,000 new carriages by 2021

Added: 9th February 2018

?There will be a glut of new train carriages coming to Britain’s railways by 2021, according to figures released by the Rail Delivery Group.

New £7.5m nuclear college offers fusion of work and education near Sellafield

Added: 9th February 2018 by Sellafield Ltd

A new £7.5m college will use cutting-edge technology including virtual reality and robotics to train the next generation of nuclear workers.

Top engineering students come together for innovative Siemens challenge

Added: 9th February 2018 by Siemens

Last weekend, over 70 students travelled to the University of Sheffield to take part in the 48 hour Sir William Siemens Challenge: MindSphere Live, the UK student engineering event of the year!

Teaching is a job where I can keep learning, use my degree, and make an impact

Added: 8th February 2018 by Institute of Physics

I graduated from a Physics with Astrophysics degree at The University of Manchester two years ago. Since then I completed a year-long internship before co-founding a design and education start-up...

BRE launches smart homes centre

Added: 8th February 2018 by BRE Group

The Building Research Establishment (BRE) is launching the Centre for Smart Homes & Buildings (CSHB) to aid the UK housebuilding industry and promote the installation of smart technology in homes.

Setting my 'sites' on a thriving career in construction

Added: 7th February 2018 by Kier Group

People are always surprised when I tell them that I’m a construction site manager. ‘That’s not a job for a woman, surely?’ is usually the response I get.

First Naval Air Squadron embarks in the Royal Navy’s new Aircraft Carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth

Added: 7th February 2018 by Royal Navy

A Naval Air Squadron has today embarked in the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth for the first time - marking another first in the regeneration of the Royal Navy's carrier strike capability.

HMS Ocean sea time for Oxford URNU Officer Cadets

Added: 7th February 2018 by Royal Navy

On 17 Jan 18 Midshipman Emily O'Donovan, Officer Cadets (OCdt) Emily Herbert and Luke Harris went to sea in HMS Ocean for a week to observe the aviation training that took place as well as to spend...

Royal Navy supports young engineers in the fast lane

Added: 7th February 2018 by Royal Navy

The Royal Navy is supporting young would-be engineers from Newton Abbot taking part in a national competition racing model cars they have created.  

Advice to New Graduates on Choosing the Right Path

Added: 6th February 2018 by Schneider Electric

As new graduates, you should be looking at all companies and roles equally and choosing the one which is most in line with your personality.

3 Strategic Reasons for Millennials to Work at Schneider Electric

Added: 6th February 2018 by Schneider Electric

“What motivates you to work for this company?” As a millennial who has worked at Schneider Electric for 6 years, I’ll summarise my observations with 3 strategic reasons.

Driven by innovation - the UK national ANPR service

Added: 6th February 2018 by Leonardo

Learn how Leonardo technology is helping transform UK policing through its key role delivering the Home Office’s ambitious National ANPR Service.

Engineering the car of tomorrow

Added: 2nd February 2018 by Shell

A unique collaboration between Shell, Gordon Murray Design and Geo Technology is setting out to answer the question: what does the car of tomorrow look like?  

2018 Olympics with Technical Ceramics from CeramTec

Added: 2nd February 2018 by CeramTec

When ski jumping starts at the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea on February 10, 2018, CeramTec will be right there: The company has equipped the ski jumping hills for the XXIII Winter...

Siemens is a Top Graduate Employer

Added: 2nd February 2018 by Siemens

Siemens has been named as one of the UK's leading graduate recruiters and is one of the top climbers at number 56 in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers 2017/18.

Why Agile is here to stay

Added: 1st February 2018 by Sky

The speed of change at Sky can be relentless, but we’re always positive and challenged.

A Powerful Sky Europe

Added: 1st February 2018 by Sky

As a larger, European business, we now serve more than 21 million customers across five countries, which is huge.

Combining a love of learning with a passion for doing - Rebecca McGinty, Research Engineer

Added: 31st January 2018 by Spirax-Sarco Engineering

Inspired by projects such as this and the skills I gained during the graduate programme, I’m now working to become a Chartered Engineer with the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).

Stantec becomes major infrastructure player in the UK following integration of MWH

Added: 31st January 2018 by Stantec

Stantec, the leading global infrastructure design and delivery company, is announcing the integration of MWH UK and MWH Treatment into the business. 

The future is electric, the future is steel

Added: 30th January 2018 by Tata Steel

Over the next 30 years we believe the value of steel required for car production will increase as manufacturers shift towards using cutting-edge steels. As a manufacturer of premium quality steel...

Tata Steel recruits new talent for future steelmaking in the UK

Added: 30th January 2018 by Tata Steel

Tata Steel has welcomed its latest crop of apprentices and graduates to help it build a robust and sustainable business in the UK.

The Magic of Big Data

Added: 29th January 2018 by Kubrick Group

When you think of Walt Disney and Disney World, Big Data does not exactly spring to mind. What you possibly would think of is magic, fun and imagination.

Voice Will be Everywhere

Added: 29th January 2018 by Kubrick Group

Voice activated personal assistants such as Amazon Alexa and Google Home are experiencing metoric rise in popularity, use and technical progress.

The Secret World of Big Cats

Added: 26th January 2018 by Leonardo

Did you know that Leonardo’s thermal camera technology was behind some of the stunning footage captured on the recent BBC series ‘Big Cats’ ?  

How to Succeed at our Graduate Assessment Centres

Added: 26th January 2018 by Cundall

Last week we invited 96 aspiring engineers to attend our UK assessment centres for our 2018 UK graduate intake. Having made it to this stage from a hotly contested applicant pool of nearly 2000,...

UWE Bristol and MoD launch engineering competition for schools

Added: 25th January 2018 by Defence Equipment and Support Hub

The University of the West of England (UWE) Bristol and the MoD’s Defence, Equipment and Support (DE&S) organisation are sponsoring the Engineer Leaders Awards, a competition to encourage...

A day in the life - Zeeshan Ali

Added: 24th January 2018 by Lendlease

Our Day in the Life series finds out first-hand. This week, we caught up with: Zeeshan Ali, Assistant Engineering Manager at Chiswick Park Footbridge, London.

Meet the graduate behind our hugely successful Macmillan Coffee Morning

Added: 22nd January 2018 by Nationwide Building Society

With Macmillan coffee morning done and dusted for this year, I’m now organising the Shelter Christmas Campaign, our other key fundraising day of the year.

My Industrial placement: from purple to green to blue

Added: 22nd January 2018 by Nationwide Building Society

I believe people should apply to Nationwide as it’s a company that allows you to be yourself, encourages the differences between everyone and has a culture which strives to help you flourish...

UK takes Delivery of final F-35B Lightning of this year

Added: 18th January 2018 by Royal Navy

The UK has taken delivery of its 14th F-35B Lightning II which flew into Beaufort, South Carolina, to take its place as part of the Lightning Fleet, set to operate from HMS Queen Elizabeth and...

Defence Secretary pays tribute to those behind the ultimate guarantee of our national security

Added: 18th January 2018 by Royal Navy

The Defence Secretary has commended the men and women keeping the UK safe this Christmas, in a year that has seen the Royal Navy conduct their 350th nuclear deterrence submarine patrol.

HMS Queen Elizabeth gets ready for sea trials

Added: 18th January 2018 by Royal Navy

A Merlin helicopter from Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose has been training with HMS Queen Elizabeth in Portsmouth Naval Base as part of her Rotary Wing Trials.