Interviews about Engineering

Interviews about engineering, civil engineering, manufacturing, jet engines, materials science and transport...

28 April 2014

One team changing how our homes might be built are DUS Architects in Amsterdam. They’re currently 3D printiting a whole...

28 April 2014

Could we use bamboo in order to make housing across the world more environmentally friendly?

28 April 2014

Researchers in Switzerland have created the smallest magazine cover in the world - 2,000 of them could fit on a grain...

08 April 2014

How we can change the lithium ion batteries in your phone or laptop to make them hold more energy.

08 April 2014

How do you develop the replacement for the current lithium ion batteries

25 March 2014

This week sees the launch of a new 43 Million pound supercomputer called ARCHER. But what will it be used for?

11 March 2014

What can be done to reduce the risk of flood damage in future?

11 March 2014

What can cities do to reduce the risk of flooding? Professor Nigel Wright, from Leeds University, explains the Blue-...

11 March 2014

Jenny Mant, from the River Restoration Centre, explains how we manage river levels and how we can stop rivers from...

11 March 2014

How was a marsh turned into farmland centuries ago?

11 February 2014

We have to get our food from where it’s grown to where we buy it and to our houses. What can we do to try and reduce...

11 February 2014

Examining Chris' shopping bag to find out the carbon footprint of his weekly shop.

04 February 2014

Plans for making nanoparticles might be in their early stages, but some are looking to the future and how we can sort...

04 February 2014

How do you use nanoparticles to make sensors from gold?

03 February 2014

A team of researchers are using tiny structures to make new optical materials, including a polymer which changes colour...

14 January 2014

A light-activated, blood-resistant glue has been developed to use in minimally invasive cardiac procedures...

19 November 2013

New technologies to assist the ability of the human body to repair itself

19 November 2013

Matt Burnett discovers how the bladder of a sturgeon fish can help restore ancient manuscripts....

19 November 2013

Could buildings be designed to repair themselves?

19 November 2013

Nine missing Doctor Who episodes were found this year. How they were restored?

15 October 2013

What does tunnelling under big cities turn up for archaeologists?

15 October 2013

How did Isambard Kingdom Brunel and his father construct the first under-river tunnel?

15 October 2013

How do the tunelling machines digging a new underground train tunnel in London actually work?

03 October 2013

How can you make a tiny fridge using an elastic band?