Can Engineering Save The World?

Engineering is responsible for many of the things that surround us in our everyday life. It helps provide our homes and schools, our food and water, our cars and computers, our planes and trains, our energy and electricity, and enables our standard of living. It is seldom visible but has always been vital to how we live.

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Do You Want To Be A Hero?

The idea of running your own business has grown in popularity, as government, the media and others celebrate the benefits. Parents, traditionally, encouraged children to study hard at school and enter the secure worlds of banking, law and medicine. In more recent years, however, the idea of becoming an entrepreneur has become fashionable. Why?

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Health Service Woes

Once again, budget cuts are in the news and, once again, the health service is in the firing line. Increased costs, more expensive treatments, and an ageing population are identified as some of the problems. Budget cuts and reduced services are identified as the solution. Is it really that simple?

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Do You Want To Be Your Own Boss?

Many economic observers agree that the number of people starting in business and working for themselves is growing. There is less agreement, however, about what is causing the growth and whether or not it is good for the economy and good for the people involved.

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