As chronic skills shortages in science and engineering compromise a wide range of industries around the world, we examine how nuclear and natural resources are offering a microcosm of current efforts to tackle this.
Optimum preparation for the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) for research and technical development is essential to survive the critical stages of elimination. Paul Drath of Singleimage Ltd, Cambridge, UK, gives guidance on how to get it right first time.
Academics must evolve to stay apace in a rapidly changing workplace. Professor Ian Williams, of the School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, at the University of Southampton, UK, provides a personal perspective.