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Out of this world: Aeronautical engineer Dr Norah Patten to be the first Irish person in space

Dr Norah Patten said she has had her eye on the big prize of going to space since she was an 11-year-old child.

Why I became an engineer — Rachel Annett, Thermo Fisher

An engineer needs to be a problem solver and a good communicator, says Rachel Annett. 'You need them for a solid team dynamic, but you must also learn to communicate engineering issues and solutions to people who may not be from an engineering background and would not be used to the day-to-day terminology.'  

Graphene: The magic material that has come to the fore thanks to Europe's encouragement

Graphene has moved out of the laboratory and into the market thanks in no small part to the EU, according to Professor Patrik Johansson.

How new power cables in Europe will bring about cheaper and more sustainable energy

EU-funded researchers are looking to improve electric grid to reduce energy waste, cut costs and curb emissions.

Hydropower going through 'a renaissance' in Europe as clean energy moves centre stage

The EU drive towards green energy is seeking to harness a traditionally clean power source – with some tweaks.

Study examines how under extreme impacts, metals become more robust when heated

The unexpected finding could be important for designing spacecraft shielding or in high-speed machining applications.


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