Power struggles: How mechanical engineers are tackling our energy problems

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Up and running: innovative mechanical engineering

When the railway pioneer George Stephenson founded the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) in the mid 19th century...

The power of engineering

I’d done placements before graduating in wind-based renewable energy, but I really wanted to work in the marine field because it’s new and developing...

More engineers are needed to help solve the crisis we all face in energy provision

The realities of what Britain needs to do to reduce its reliance on oil have never been clearer, nor more controversial...

Built to last

Head into any relatively Large town in the UK and you’ll see a skyline peppered with cranes, as developers work to meet the housing needs of our expanding population...

How to make your home more energy efficient

Make sure you switch off electrical appliances properly when not in use...

A ship-shape way of generating power

As landfill sites become Increasingly overloaded and refuse disposal an escalating problem, engineers have perfected a technology that not only...

Nuclear fusion: the final energy frontier

Nuclear fusion has the potential to transform the way that we generate energy forever...

Can the train take the strain?

Fancy a summer break in Paris that won’t cost the earth? Simple, let the train take the strain...

From farmyard to Formula 1

Aspiring motorsport engineers will put green technologies to the test this summer when the Formula Student event gets underway...

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