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Chaos and confusion over new UK nuclear delay, says IChemE

The delay brings further confusion to UK energy policy on top of a period of considerable upheaval that has seen the withdrawal of government support from wind and solar projects



Chemical engineering salaries holding steady

New data from the Institution of Chemical Engineers shows that median pay rates for engineers in the chemical and process industries remained broadly static last year



Engineering survey reveals scale of UK gender pay gap

Women are achieving median salaries around 28 per cent less than men (£43,000 versus £60,000) over the course of their careers



Foaming bottled beer prank explained

Researchers solved the problem using a high energy laser to create a bubble at the bottom of a newly-opened bottle and high-speed camera



The 'Cinderella' of the chemical engineering curriculum

A former president of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), Professor Sir William Wakeham, is calling for the process systems engineering community to take a greater role in delivery of the chemical engineering curriculum



Technology advances needed to keep helium supply afloat

As reserves start to diminish, chemical engineers are looking at new solutions to guarantee supplies of this valuable element for future generations



Carnivorous plant inspires medical protective coating

Multi-stage coating process involves attaching a thin, but rough layer of porous silica particles which are used to lock-in a lubricating layer onto the surface to be protected



UK chemical engineers report 6 per cent pay increase

Median salary was £53,000/y compared with £50,000/y in 2010, says IChemE



UK chemical engineers in 5 per cent pay boost

Median salary for a Chartered Chemical Engineer is now £60,400/y, compared with £57,500/y in 2008



Much work ahead for UK industry

Need for major investment to develop the transformative technologies required over the coming decades



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