Five key challenges facing the rail industry today

Adam Stead, Senior Consultant Rail Services, QinetiQ The UK railway industry is undergoing a renaissance, with passenger and freight growing to levels not seen for almost 100 years. Coupled with rising customer expectations and a drive for efficiency, solving the…

Bringing innovation to market successfully

Adam J. Shohet, Business Development Manager, QinetiQ Research Services   With defence budgets under increasing pressure, and the MOD transitioning to become less of an ‘active’ army, how can defence suppliers and partners ensure maximum commercialisation of their R&D efforts?…

QinetiQ presents its Rail Services at the Middle East’s biggest Rail Show

Xavier Quayzin, Head of Rail Services, QinetiQ   QinetiQ Rail Services attended the Middle East Rail in Dubai (4-5 February, 2014), the leading rail event in the Middle East, which showcases the latest technology and rail projects in the region….

QinetiQ’s wildlife site provides abundant material for PhD

Dr Martin Wilkie, Conservation Biologist at Marwell Wildlife Eelmoor Marsh in Farnborough is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), Site of Importance for Nature Conservation (SINC) and Special Protection Area (SPA), owned by QinetiQ and managed in partnership with Marwell…

QinetiQ face-to-face cyber battle identifies Cyber Security Challenge Masterclass finalists

Chris Clinton, Cyber Security Consultant, QinetiQPage Content On the last Saturday in February, eight young talented cyber defence hopefuls became the final lucky few to secure a place at the Cyber Security Challenge Masterclass 2014. Working in teams, contestants had…

Making Waves: QinetiQ’s ocean basin gets major upgrade

Sam Hill, Programme Manager, Maritime Investment and Technology   The wave-making capability within QinetiQ’s ocean basin facility – the largest freshwater indoor tank in the world and built in the 1950s – was one of the first of its kind….

The enterprising spirit of QinetiQ’s graduates: Angus Irvine

Angus, a 2012 graduate in Astrophysics from the University of Edinburgh, joined the QinetiQ graduate scheme in September 2013, having spent a year travelling and working throughout Europe and the US. “I found QinetiQ on LinkedIn and was immediately attracted…

Throne for Games: creating awareness of QinetiQ amongst the younger generation

Central Marketing, QinetiQ   QinetiQ is challenging young people to design their perfect Gaming Throne and send us a photo or drawing of their concept. The best of the designs will be posted on our social media channels, and the one…

Close range weapons training for Maritime

Dawn Harrison, Head of Delivery for Maritime, Training and Simulation Services With the increasing risk to the Royal Navy, a need has been identified to improve their close range weapons training. QinetiQ, drawing on technology developed within its Training and…

Changing the Game? Why training must revolutionise to meet the needs of the next generation

At the last DSEI in London, QinetiQ was invited to chair a panel on ‘The impact of games technology on how we learn’. This subject is close to the hearts of our people in Training and Simulation Services (TSS). It’s…