The future for 3D printing

August 21st, 2017 | by Greg Gibbons

Associate Professor Greg Gibbons talks to The Manufacturer about the future of 3D printing. Few areas of advanced manufacturing and engineering have received the same level of media interest as 3D printing in the past few... Read More

Manufacturing a sustainability solution

June 23rd, 2017 | by Kerry Kirwan

Professor Kerry Kirwan talks to The Manufacturer about manufacturing a sustainability solution. Buzzwords such as ‘sustainability’, ‘circular economy’ and ‘resource efficiency’ are increasingly common terms in the manufacturing world. Whether because of legislation, consumer pressures, financial security... Read More

Digital Lifecycle Management

May 8th, 2017 | by Dariusz Ceglarek

Professor Darek Ceglarek talks to  The Manufacturer about Digital Lifecycle Management (DLM). The digital transformation of today’s industries to meet the demands of the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ requires a delicate balancing act; leveraging the differences between... Read More

Imagine a world where our cars drive themselves…

April 4th, 2017 | by Stewart Birrell

Dr Stewart Birrell talks to The Manufacturer about driverless cars. Driverless cars are moving out of the realm of science fiction and into reality. But what will that reality look like? Popular predictions are safer roads, less... Read More

Engineering smart factories of the future

March 24th, 2017 | by Robert Harrison

Professor Robert Harrison talks to The Manufacturer about engineering ‘smart factories’. If you haven’t heard of smart factories yet, you’ve probably heard of industry 4.0 or the fourth industrial revolution. Smart factories are the next big predicted change... Read More

Metrology is breaking out of its mould

February 27th, 2017 | by Mark Williams

Professor Mark Williams talks to The Manufacturer about breaking the Metrology mould… Metrology, the science of measurement, is more commonly associated with engineers and manufacturers concerned with quality and reliability. It’s a long established and critical... Read More

Seven ways to avoid the romance scammers

February 10th, 2017 | by Monica Whitty

In the build up to Valentine’s Day, and with hundreds of dating sites promising to find your perfect match, online dating is big business. But it would seem not everyone has the best intentions. Our Cyberpsychologist... Read More

What is dementia, and why are we bothered?

January 25th, 2017 | by Fran Allen

Dementia is not an ordinary part of ageing. Dementia has now replaced ischemic heart disease as the leading cause of death in the UK and represents the growing problem linked to our ageing population. There are... Read More

Are our factories already on the road to smartness?

January 11th, 2017 | by David Bott

Recently I was invited to a roundtable discussion on the future of the “smart factory”. It was couched in terms of Industry 4.0 and majored on the disruptive nature of the changes facing companies in the... Read More

Careers in Manufacturing, seize every opportunity

November 4th, 2016 | by Jan Godsell

Not everyone knows what they want to be when they grow up, and manufacturing probably isn’t the expected career choice for most 15 year old girls; but in the 1980s Japanese manufacturing was at its pinnacle,... Read More

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