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Boom in demand for engineering courses from international students

Added: 14 Feb 2018

More than one in five international students in the United States is studying engineering reveals r…

Tata Steel ‘no comment’ on reports of new Port Talbot investment

Added: 13 Feb 2018

Tata Steel has refused to comment on reports that it is planning to commit millions of pounds to he…

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Deadline approaches for nuclear bursary scheme

Added: 13 Feb 2018

Applicants seeking to develop a career in the sector have until 9 March to apply for this year’s Nu…

NWED: Women in Engineering Day

Engineering and science bodies create joint benchmark on diversity

Added: 8 Feb 2018

More than 40 engineering scientific bodies have combined to pool data on their performances in prom…

Boom year for UK life science investment

Added: 8 Feb 2018

An analysis of investment in life sciences in European capital cities has shown London raised the m…

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‘Make restaurants display FOG ratings’ demand

Added: 7 Feb 2018

Restaurants should be made to display their record for managing fat, oil and grease (FOG) as part o…

Bilfinger streamlines UK businesses to target new markets

Added: 6 Feb 2018

Global engineering company Bilfinger has merged two of its core UK businesses, saying it would make…

Engineering salary rises outpace finance and accountancy

Added: 6 Feb 2018

Advertised salaries in engineering rose faster than other sectors during the last year and across a…

Waste water treatment plant

Cost of nationalising water industry would be £90 billion, warns think tank

Added: 5 Feb 2018

Plans to nationalise the UK water industry would result in a buyout that would leave the taxpayer w…

HEFCE money to enable Southampton to share UK photonics skills

Added: 25 Jan 2018

Southampton university has received £0.2 million from the Higher Education Funding Council (HEFCE) …

EEF demands urgent overhaul of apprenticeships

Added: 25 Jan 2018

Government apprenticeship policy is in need of a substantial overhaul says manufacturers’ organisat…

Chemical fingerprinting is being used to combat food fraud

China assumes lead in science and tech research paper output

Added: 25 Jan 2018

China has overtaken the USA as the world’s leading producer of scientific and technological researc…

Sheffield AMRC testing gets ex-builder’s revolutionary aid to market

Added: 24 Jan 2018

Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has enabled a retired builder to get his re…

Severn Trent engineer beats off hundreds to win Apprentice of the Year

Added: 19 Jan 2018

Trainee engineer Heeran Basi is celebrating after defeating hundreds of other entrants to win one o…

Court win as water company cracks down on ‘fatberg’ culprits

Added: 18 Jan 2018

Tougher responses from water companies to businesses responsible for blocking sewers with fat, oil …

BBI’s purchase of Maine Biotechnology Services adds 80 antibodies to portfolio

Added: 17 Jan 2018

Cardiff-based BBI Solutions has added more than 80 antibodies to its product portfolio following th…

UKOOG's Cronin criticises ‘flawed’ Manchester shale claims

Added: 16 Jan 2018

UK Onshore Oil and Gas chief executive Ken Cronin has taken issue with a University of Manchester r…

Award-winning apprentice Oliver lifts the lid on £137k savings for bin firm

Added: 16 Jan 2018

University of Sheffield AMRC Training Centre apprentice Oliver Marsh has scooped a major industry a…

UK manufacturing fails to train for global Industry 4.0 race, says report

Added: 16 Jan 2018

British manufacturing is failing to ensure its engineers are fully trained for the advent of Indust…

Liam Fox to headline at EEF conference with Brexit speech

Added: 15 Jan 2018

Liam Fox will be the keynote political speaker at the this year’s EEF National Manufacturing Confer…