Inspiring the Next Generation Is Not Enough - We Must Invest in It

Leo Quinn | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Leo Quinn

If Britain is to rebuild and sustain a vibrant engineering industry, we must wake up to global reality. We must act, and rapidly. Figures show that India and China far outstrip us in producing talent in this sector - but I first heard these kinds of statistics ten years ago.

Aeronautical Engineering Apprenticeship at QinetiQ

Jordan Brett | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Jordan Brett

A typical day involves learning the theory side in the morning, before moving to the aircraft hangar in the afternoon to put that theory into practice. A recent example involved removing, inspecting and refitting the engine of a Gazelle helicopter.

My Day Training on the Human Centrifuge for Dead Space 3

Andrew Edney | Posted 29.03.2013 | UK Tech
Andrew Edney

I have to admit that riding in the centrifuge was amazing and a lot of fun. So much so I had another go - well actually I had three more spins ending with a 4G spin. At that point I probably would have done more but it seemed like a good time to stop!

MoD: New Unmanned Drone Development Centre To Be Built In Wiltshire

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.07.2012 | UK Tech

The Ministry of Defence will establish a new technology centre to rapidly design and develop next-generation unmanned drones. The centre - the firs...

£45m Weapons Testing Deal Protects 250 Jobs

PA | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK

A total of 250 jobs have been protected by a £45m government contract for testing Royal Navy warship weapons systems. QinetiQ and BAE Systems have...