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      Introducing EPDT's October '18 issue! (01/10/2018)

      This month’s issue contains features on RF & microwave technologies and Automotive applications – and our cover story (p23) explains why affordable, scalable and reliable high-precision GNSS positioning will be essential for autonomous driving.

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      Editorial: This is engineering… (28/09/2018)

      Welcome to your October 2018 issue of EPDT! In case you hadn’t noticed, 2018 is the Year of Engineering: a high-profile, year-long Government-led campaign, supported by a large array of commercial and institutional industry partners…

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      EPDT’s September 2018 issue is now available (04/09/2018)

      This month’s issue, online and in print, contains features on Test & Measurement technologies and Energy applications, as well as the latest edition of our regular Electronics Outsourcing supplement.

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      Editorial: Made in Britain… (04/09/2018)

      At 11pm UK time on Friday, 29th March 2019, the UK is scheduled to leave the European Union. This follows Theresa May invoking Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, 9 months after the EU referendum in May 2016, giving 2 years’ notice of the UK’s intention to leave.

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      STEM Matters: Summer of STEM… (03/09/2018)

      If you’re a parent, then the summer holidays likely bring additional worries around juggling child care and keeping your young people productively active and engaged over the extended summer break. I was particularly impressed this summer of 2018 (the Year of Engineering!) at the range of STEM-themed options for doing so…

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      The engineering skills gap: where student placements come in (20/07/2018)

      According to IMechE, there is already a 20,000-a-year shortfall in the number of skilled engineers leaving the UK’s education system. Cressall Placement Student, Joshua Piccaver explains what the engineering sector and education system should be doing to inspire new engineers.

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      STEM Matters: Football’s coming home?… (19/07/2018)

      As I write this month’s STEM column, World Cup fever is once again gripping the nation – indeed, the world! Held every four years, football’s most elite tournament is the biggest single-event sporting competition in the world, contested by the senior men’s national teams from the 208 Member Associations of FIFA...

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      Editorial: Mission impossible… (19/07/2018)

      At the time of writing, I’m lucky to have just returned from a family holiday in southern Thailand. While we were there, my wife, our kids and I were gripped by the remarkable story of 12 young boys and their football coach, trapped in a cave in northern Thailand, after rapid flooding caused by heavy monsoon rainfall.

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      Editorial: Diversity makes us stronger… (10/07/2018)

      At the time of writing, it’s the beginning of June – which you might know is Pride Month. This annual celebration of the LGBT+ community, often denoted by the rainbow flag, is celebrated all around the world throughout June...