Africa has recorded a tremendous growth in its output of academic engineering research over the past 20 years. Greater collaboration can increase this growth even more.
If leaders of educational institutions are concerned about the employability of graduates, they should avoid over-investing in STEM subjects and stop snubbing liberal arts.
Engineering has long been a male-dominated profession. Now engineering schools globally are making extraordinary efforts to attract the creative female talent they really need.
One professor explains how war in Iran led her to a career in biomedical engineering - a rapidly growing field that offers students exciting opportunities to serve humanity.
Tall buildings are an increasing feature of Australia's city landscapes, although they're still relatively small compared to overseas. But is there a limit on how high we can build?
This year's Toronto International Film Festival is a further example of how science, technology, engineering and math illuminate movies – and, in the process, our minds.
Women can often draw attention to dimensions of thinking that their male perspective may miss. But this will only work if they are in positions that allow them to lead and drive the research agenda.
Bio-inspiration takes cues from natural structures that do certain things very effectively. One example: the strong but flexible fibers that sea sponges use to anchor themselves to the ocean floor.
How much protection will the Halo system give drivers?
It's been 80 years since this beloved landmark opened to San Francisco traffic. In the interim, technology has advanced – is there a better way to span this strait?
Redressing the balance can start from the bottom up.
New research shows programmes to widen STEM participation in students are failing.
Managing voltage on the electricity network has always been an issue. But solar panels have the potential to make the situation better, not worse as some have feared.
Get a taste of a drone-enabled future by looking at innovations and explorations from researchers, students and employees at one of the nation's largest university systems.
Theresa May's plan to boost UK competitiveness risks exposing flaws in the higher education sector.
Latest Queensland raids suggest criminals are potentially adopting 3D printers at an industrial scale
Masculine cultures foster a greater sense of belonging and ability to be successful in boys than they do in girls.
We hear a lot about the marvellous science going on at CERN. But what goes on behind the scenes?
Most people have a very limited understanding of what engineers do – and we engineers don't do a good job of expanding that view. But if we did, the benefits could be impressive.
The closure of the car manufacturing plants in Australia is a sad loss of knowledge and jobs that will be difficult to replace.