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Manufacturing a change – The decline of engineering, science and manufacturing in the UK

In my November 2006 column, I responded to news that the University of Reading's physics department was to close in a piece entitled ‘Physics at crisis point'. In the Guardian...

Indebted to one another – The Kyoto Protocol and greenhouse gas emissions

There is a scene in the recent TV docudrama on the last days of Robert Maxwell in which he tells his Board he is not worried by a £4 billion...

Right up your street – Carlton House Terrace, London, and the Institutes who reside on the street

The Royal Academy of Engineering has found a new home at 3 Carlton House Terrace, London, UK. It will have the Royal Society on one side at number 6 and...

The stepping stones of life – Degrees of separation

During the past decade and a half I have written about 160 columns for Materials World and its predecessors, and I am beginning to wonder how much longer I can...

The habit of a lifetime – The debate surrounding the lifespan of Britain’s Trident submarines

In Oliver Wendell Holmes's poem, ‘The Wonderful One-Hoss Shay', a horse-drawn carriage was designed to run ‘for a 100 years to the day', and, indeed, on its 100th anniversary a...

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