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Winning spirit

On October 4, the annual British Engineering Excellence Awards luncheon took place in London. As ever, it provided a heartening insight into the world class innovation and invention that exists in the UK engineering sector, with some truly ...

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Industrial robots access AI via the cloud

Mitsubishi Electric has developed a cloud-based solution for pro-active maintenance based on the AI platform within IBM Watson, which enables the smart analysis of operational data to predict and ...


The decommissioning dividend

The cover story of Eureka’s September issue looks at the programme to decommission the UK’s legacy nuclear power plant, with particular emphasis on the opportunities this creates for engineering ...


3D printing materials: Sustainable or not?

Among the various innovations that the profession of design engineering has experienced in recent times, the marvel of Additive Manufacturing (AM) is perhaps the one with the most influential nature. ...


Facing up to cyber threats

The advent of Industry 4.0 has meant that connectivity is increasingly a given in new component design. The ability to relay and feed back information about its performance and conditions now has to ...


Design matters…

It would be nice to think that the value of design to the UK’s economy would not need highlighting. However, the reality is that it is often a misunderstood concept and consequently underappreciated.



Industry must step up on technical education

The first 52 colleges and post-16 providers to teach new ‘T Levels’ were named on 27 May. T Levels are courses, which will be on a par with A levels and will provide young people with a choice ...



Electrifying vehicle technologies

Despite appearing to be a modern phenomenon, the first electric vehicle took to the road in 1832 and in 1899, outselling all other available options, including steam and gasoline powered vehicles. ...