It’s all about identity


By Geoff Baker In the buildings of our great Engineering Institutions that surround Parliament, there has been unprecedented turmoil for the past year that echoes, with uncanny similarity, to the historic issues now being faced by Parliament and our country. There must be great confusion and dismay amongst the 120,000 Members of the Institution of … Continue reading It’s all about identity

Support the talent of tomorrow at our most popular event of the year


Article Source: The IET The outstanding IET Annual Dinner is the UK’s leading engineering and technology networking event, with a mission to celebrate the engineering brilliance of today and support the top engineering talent of tomorrow. Since 2013, we’ve helped over 800 student and apprentice engineers with their studies – even when they faced challenging … Continue reading Support the talent of tomorrow at our most popular event of the year

POWER PLAY: THE SMALL SOLUTION TO THE WORLD’S BIG NUCLEAR ENERGY PROBLEM


Article Source: IMechE Tokamak Energy is a company in a rush. On the walls outside Tokamak Energy’s meeting rooms, iPad-sized monitors count down the minutes and anxious red lights signal that those behind glass partitions are not to be disturbed. Jonathan Carling, the firm’s new CEO (a mechanical engineer who spent most of his career … Continue reading POWER PLAY: THE SMALL SOLUTION TO THE WORLD’S BIG NUCLEAR ENERGY PROBLEM

INSTITUTION PRESENTS UK AEROSPACE PAPER AT BERLIN EMBASSY EVENT


Article Source: IMechE The Institution is co-hosting with the British Embassy in Berlin an event on 10 January 2019 to present a new paper which examines the impact of leaving the European Union on the UK’s aerospace industry. Andy Storer, Chair of the Germany Group, is organising the event which is co-sponsored by Brigadier Rob … Continue reading INSTITUTION PRESENTS UK AEROSPACE PAPER AT BERLIN EMBASSY EVENT

A HISTORY OF ENGINEERING IN 100 OBJECTS: MODEL OF THE GOLDEN ARROW


Article Source: IMechE In 1929, the Golden Arrow broke the world land speed record by 24mph, reaching 231mph. The car was driven by Major Sir Henry Segrave, and designed by Captain John Samuel Irving, and was also known as the Irving Special. “The glamour of speed is one of the very oldest of human emotions … Continue reading A HISTORY OF ENGINEERING IN 100 OBJECTS: MODEL OF THE GOLDEN ARROW