Interviews about Engineering

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

22 June 2021

Spider silk has inspired scientists to make transparent film from peas that could replace single use plastics

03 June 2021

Combining the super sticky properties of mussels and barnacles has produced a powerful underwater glue

18 May 2021

Willow's had a good innings, but is bamboo about to be a hit?

04 May 2021

Materials scientist Anna Ploszajski has a new book - and it's pretty hands-on...

27 April 2021

What does the future look like for home heating?

27 April 2021

Bacteria that can turn mine waste into copper metal might be the answer to a looming copper crisis...

13 April 2021

A new technique has been developed that allows glass to be shaped via injection moulding

30 March 2021

How should hospitals of the future be ventilated?

02 February 2021

Do we need nuclear power? We look at both sides of the argument...

02 February 2021

A snapshot of how much power is used in the UK, and where it comes from.

26 January 2021

Engineers have developed a new EV battery that - they say - is cheap and can recharge in 10 mins...

22 December 2020

It's been a hard year for us all, but video games have the potential to make it easier.

22 December 2020

How do make music in a truly giant video game?

22 December 2020

Multi-path interference makes GPS less accurate. How might you fix it?

08 December 2020

Romain Grosjean walked away from a high speed crash

20 October 2020

Virtual reality can give us a new perspective on biology

06 October 2020

How much of a difference will banning some single use plastics make?

18 August 2020

Making the humble red brick a power source

28 July 2020

Time for some extra credit 'material' from the Chemistry & Materials round...

28 July 2020

Our three listeners get ready to tackle the quiz - plus Adam has some facts lined up...

08 June 2020

The largest ever all-electric aeroplane has recently been on its maiden voyage...

08 June 2020

Scientists have developed a material that stops fungi from growing on surfaces...

26 May 2020

What could public transport in the "new normal" look like?

18 May 2020

Should we really be handing public money to an industry that’s one of the major causes of climate change?