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Advanced Engineering 2020

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

04/11/2020 - 05/11/2020

The UK's largest annual advanced manufacturing trade show, Advanced Engineering is your opportunity to (more)

Drives & Controls Exhibition

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

25/01/2021 - 27/01/2021

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Right boys, sit down if you need to, because today we're going to be discussing our 28 day cycles. Actually, to be a little more specific before you all run screaming, we're going to be discussing your 28 day cycles. So tell me, how are you feeling today - happy, sad, pensive, irritable, aggressive, (more...)
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Published: - 19th January 2009
Another year, another Christmas, and very pleasant it was too. I can't help feeling that all those people who reckon Christmas is just for the kids are missing out, because I love opening presents as much today as I did 30-odd years ago. Of course, the nature of the gift within the wrapping has (more...)
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Published: - 5th January 2009
When Professor Stephen Salter of Edinburgh University developed his wave power Duck in the 1970s, it should surely have heralded a brave new era of wave energy exploitation, with Britain leading the way. Reports to government in 1982 showed that, based on the prototypes, the Duck could be projected (more...)
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Published: - 12th December 2008
I don't know whether this is a wise thing to own up to, but there's only so long you can keep these little secrets to yourself before you succumb to the need to get it all out in the open. I can't really believe it's happened, because it certainly wasn't planned, expected, or even anticipated. But (more...)
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Published: - 14th October 2008
All the talk in industry in the UK right now seems to be centring on high value manufacturing. The Government has latched onto this in its updated manufacturing strategy document, and bodies like the Technology Strategy Bureau (which is making huge investments in research, development, design and (more...)
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Published: - 1st October 2008
Being able to eat exactly what you want, when you want, is one of the best things about being an adult. Of course, all that changes once children come along, because then meal times suddenly become all about 'setting a good example'. If you want something that goes slightly against the accepted (more...)
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Published: - 1st September 2008
I've asked this question before boys, but d'you know what? I'm going to ask it again. Just how many women are there working in your engineering design department? I'm betting that the answer is somewhere between none and not very many. This seems odd when UK PLC is facing such a skills crisis. The (more...)
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Published: - 10th August 2008
Whichever way you've turned this summer, it's been all but impossible to avoid sports in the TV scheduling. I can't say that's really my thing, although I have to confess a certain fascination this year... with the men's shorts. I reckon that that one simple garment embodies the thin line between (more...)
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Published: - 14th July 2008
As a child of the 70s, I grew up with the likes of Thunderbirds, Joe 90, UFO and Captain Scarlet, happily absorbing whatever producer Gerry Anderson wanted to throw at me. Knowing that these were programmes targeted at children, Anderson must have been mindful of the limitations of a youngster's (more...)
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Published: - 2nd July 2008
Lucky girl that I am, I found myself recently at an awards dinner at a very fashionable restaurant in London, chatting with some of the captains of industry over fine wines and gourmet food. It's funny how, at the least likely moments, the strangest things can occur to you. And so it was that, as (more...)
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Published: - 12th June 2008
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