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21 August 2014
The IET has urged the Government to reconsider scrapping the engineering GCSE after a bumper year for the subject.
14 August 2014
The number of students taking STEM subjects at A-level has increased for the fifth year in a row, but a gender gap remains.
12 August 2014
An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) equipped with innovative ground-penetrating radar will be used by Leicester University archaeologists to explore inaccessible areas.
08 August 2014
Students say a road trip though America is their most desired travel experience, followed by a safari in Africa and a skydive over New Zealand.
06 August 2014
Europe’s comet chasing Rosetta spacecraft has finally arrived at its destination after a ten-year journey, providing scientists for the first time in history with a close-up of a comet.
01 August 2014
Glasgow university students have created a LED light accessory for bicycles that can create sophisticated optical illusions.
31 July 2014
The proportion of female engineers has actually dropped since last year despite repeated calls to boost their numbers in the profession.
21 July 2014
Nearly three-quarters of primary school teachers do not feel confident about teaching the new coding syllabus being introduced in September.
18 July 2014
The mission of the first UK astronaut to fly to the International Space Station with the European Space Agency has been named Principia, following a public vote which drew inspiration from the work of Isaac Newton.
17 July 2014
Researchers at Imperial College London have used two common characteristics of cancer cells to help nanoparticles home in on them and, if developed successfully for medical use, show-up tumours much more clearly on MRI scans than is currently possible.
16 July 2014
A new survey has found that the average university student now owns over £4,500 worth of possessions – around £3,000 of which consists of gadgets, such as smartphones, laptops and tablets.
09 July 2014
This year 80 A level and Scottish Higher students from 77 schools across the UK are participating in the UKESF summer school, twice as many as the inaugural course in 2011.
03 July 2014
Enterprise advisers should be appointed to boost young people's interest in manufacturing, a Tory former cabinet minister said today.
01 July 2014
A hi-tech artificial hand costing just £200 has been designed by a University of Derby student hoping to help amputees in the Third Word.
27 June 2014
The IET has launched a new flexible way to access over 190,000 technical documents in its Digital Library.
26 June 2014
A-levels should be axed in favour of a new ‘baccalaureate’-style qualification that requires teenagers to study maths and science up the age of 18, experts have said.
20 June 2014
The Imperial War Museum’s main London site will re-open in July following a £35m transformation just in time for the centenary commemorations of The First World War.
18 June 2014
Carillion has pledged to increase the number of women in apprenticeships fivefold over the next five years, and to improve the retention of female engineers by launching a new network of support.
18 June 2014
Many science, maths and engineering students feel they are not studying subjects relevant to the nuclear industry and have never heard of careers in the sector, according to a new study.
18 June 2014
Both the quantity and quality of science and engineering research in China is rising rapidly as the country begins to establish itself as an academic superpower.
11 June 2014
Sagentia Group, a global science, technology and product development consultancy, is inviting applications for its STEM bursary scheme from eligible students in the UK.
10 June 2014
Engineers are being challenged to come up with the next-generation of connectivity technologies for Formula 1 racing, in a new $50,000 competition.
05 June 2014
A planning application has been submitted to Derby City Council for the development of Derby Manufacturing University Technical College (UTC).
04 June 2014
A team of University PhD researchers have won first prize in the Energy YES competition with their idea for a cheap, lightweight composite material to replace heavy steel used in the walls of shipping containers.
04 June 2014
GCSE, AS and A level courses in engineering are set to be ditched in the latest stage of a major shake-up of exams.
02 June 2014
A British student is developing a sensor-riddled helmet to warn sportsmen if they are at risk of a concussion.
29 May 2014
A group of Loughborough University students have devised a ‘swarm’ system using smart unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that could be the future for mountain search and rescue.
28 May 2014
A search for the world’s best innovations in science, engineering and technology has been launched today by the IET.
27 May 2014
Imperial College London will build a pioneering biomedical engineering centre thanks to a £40m gift from an alumnus.
23 May 2014
13,000 surgical students around the globe were watching yesterday as a British surgeon removed a tumour from the liver and bowel of a patient in the world’s first operation streamed live using the Google Glass device.
23 May 2014
Nominations for the IET’s Achievement awards, which recognise outstanding individuals in engineering and technology, close next Friday.
22 May 2014
A radical shift in the way children are taught from primary school upwards is needed to nurture their natural talents as engineers, a new study says.
21 May 2014
Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Range Rover Evoque WISE Scholarship.
19 May 2014
Efforts to bridge the' Valley of Death' between industry and academia are making progress according the chairman of the Technology Strategy Board.
14 May 2014
New figures released by totaljobs.com show that people looking to get on the first step of the career ladder should be more optimistic, with graduate and trainee vacancies up 11 per cent compared to this time last year.
14 May 2014
The University of Bath’s Powertrain and Vehicle Research Centre (PVRC) will receive £1.2 million to fund its automotive research as part of a £133 million Government and industry investment in the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC).
08 May 2014
Up-and-coming technology entrepreneurs could win the chance to be mentored by their technology heroes in a new competition.
01 May 2014
Siemens and The University of Manchester have launched a technology partnership designed to help students learn about advanced technologies in the chemical industries sector.
30 April 2014
Three teenagers from Kent have been named the winners of the IET's global First Lego League technology competition, designed to encourage young people to get involved in science and technology.
30 April 2014
A recent survey by the British Council has found that a growing number of UK students are considering overseas study.
23 April 2014
UCL is offering £500,000 of bursaries, covering the full tuition fee cost and including £10,000 maintenance funding available for students from under-represented backgrounds to undertake engineering degrees at master’s level.
11 April 2014
"Overblown rhetoric" from ministers about bringing down immigration has contributed to a decline in overseas Stem degree students.
10 April 2014
For the first time in the history of the University of Nottingham’s annual Student Venture Challenge (SVC) competition, the top three winners’ business ideas were all based on the production of a physical product.
09 April 2014
Sweeping changes to A Levels that will see science practical work assessed separately from exams have been criticised by science campaigners.
08 April 2014
Society has made a grave mistake in valuing rational scientific process over intuitive invention, according to Professor James Lovelock.
03 April 2014
Engineering, technology and computer science related degrees have seen the greatest rise in UCAS applicants this year, according to new figures.
01 April 2014
A virtual language teacher on your mobile phone that can recommend real-world reading material tailored to your ability has launched today.
31 March 2014
A clean industrial revolution has been urged in the wake of the publication of a major report on the impacts of climate change.
31 March 2014
A picture of a joke-telling robot that can tailor its stand-up routine in real time has won the EPSRC photography competition.
27 March 2014
A system that helps reduce vehicle emissions by enabling drivers to locate empty car parking spaces, and a tool for making recycling easier, are among the finalists of the PA Consulting Group’s second Raspberry Pi programming competition.
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