Mechanical engineering

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Henry Lyth obituary
Other lives: Engineer at Liverpool docks and on new bridges in Manchester and Salford

David Lyth

26, May, 2022 @4:40 PM

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Mike Owen obituary
Other lives: Mechanical engineering expert who began his working life in the merchant navy

Alan Turner

31, Jan, 2022 @4:07 PM

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Harry Barrow obituary
Other lives: Mechanical engineer and academic who made a major contribution to the science of tunnel cooling

Amy Barrow

31, Mar, 2021 @9:32 AM

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Scientists unlock secret of why hummingbirds hum
Researchers use 3D sound mapping to show aerodynamic forces during flight explain eponymous sound

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

16, Mar, 2021 @12:36 PM

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Mind the (pay) gap: how to get more women into senior engineering roles
The drive for a more diverse workforce means that gender pay differences will get worse before they get better. But that’s actually a sign of progress

David Benady

16, Jul, 2020 @9:53 AM

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How can engineering degrees attract more women?
Girls need to be inspired about studying engineering at university and where it could take them. Some institutions are ahead of the game ...

Sam Noble

16, Jul, 2020 @9:51 AM

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‘Diversity is key for success’: why engineering needs more BAME women
A university lecturer has set up a project to show schoolgirls just what they can achieve as engineers – part of an industry-wide drive to attract more black and ethnic minority women into the sector

Ellen Manning

16, Jul, 2020 @9:49 AM

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‘I had life-changing encounters with amazing female engineers’: how one woman found her calling
After meeting an inspiring woman at a careers fair, Zeinab Mohamed went on to forge her own successful career in construction

Ellen Manning

16, Jul, 2020 @9:32 AM

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‘I felt empowered to be a great mother and engineer’: how a career in aerospace can take off
For someone with an early passion for planes and science, working on flight systems technology provides an ideal work-life balance for engineer Krystina Pearson-Rampeearee

Interview by Georgina Fuller

07, Jul, 2020 @10:55 AM

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‘We need to show girls that engineering is exciting’: how role models can light a spark
With more than 1 million women now working in Stem roles, the drive for gender diversity is starting to pay off. But there’s still more to do … and the place to begin is in schools

Georgina Fuller

23, Jun, 2020 @10:39 AM

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‘Engineering is no longer just a job for the boys – but gender stereotyping still needs to be challenged’
Female role models and flexible working mean the opportunities for women are brighter than ever

Emma Kent

23, Jun, 2020 @10:38 AM

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Carmakers call for apprentices who show drive
Young people who want to work with cars have a myriad of options. They don’t need to get their hands dirty, either – finance, service and sales have apprenticeship roles too

Ellen Manning

04, Feb, 2020 @4:03 PM

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