Prime Minister launches £1m Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering

The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, worth £1m, has been launched by David Cameron to celebrate work that benefits society and to inspire young people to become engineers.

DIP 2012 coverage

Fellows' Lounge
The Design Innovation in Plastics (DIP) 2012 competition, sponsored by IOM3, has received coverage in a plastics title.

Spotlight on Surface Engineering

Fellows' Lounge
Maney Publishing's journal of the month is Surface Engineering.

Metal theft thought to have led to X Factor delay

With the value of metals rising, metal theft is an increasing problem. There have been several high-profile cases recently, with one incident at an electricity substation leaving a man in hospital and another thought to have caused technical difficulties during the ITV programme The X Factor.
Student Starpack Best in Show 2011

Roll up, roll up... Student Starpack packaging design awards 2012

Packaging Professional magazine
The Student Starpack Packaging Design Awards are open for entry. Rachel Brooks explains the briefs on offer for 2012, and catches up on developments within the Starpack Advisory Board.