Gareth Evans

Dr Gareth Evans spent nearly twenty years, developing and implementing commercial R&D, waste/water recycling and pollution control programmes, gaining experience in land and wetland management, project management and pilot plant design/commissioning. He was also responsible for feasibility studies for European 5th framework programme and involved as a consultant on a projects in the UK, Europe, Turkey and Tasmania. A member of the European Federation of Biotechnology, he was then approached to lead the Environmental Biotechnology teaching at the University of Durham. He now writes extensively on environmental, scientific and technical subjects in a variety of international magazines and online media.

All articles by Gareth Evans

  1. Driverless vehicles in the military – will the potential be realised?

    While the growing chorus of ‘take the man out of the machine’ has led to an explosion in aerial drone…
    Read More…

    12 Feb
  2. Fincantieri & Naval Group: what could a merger achieve?

    “Accord gagnant-gagnant” (win-win deal) tweeted French President Emmanuel Macron as an agreement was finally announced at the end of September…
    Read More…

    22 Jan
  3. UAV innovation: what are the new concepts taking hold?

    Today, around 90 countries fly military drones, ranging in size from the Global Hawk, with its 40m wingspan, 6,800kg weight…
    Read More…

    19 Dec
  4. Sound and fury: a timeline of North Korean aggression in 2017

    With North Korean aggression steadily ramping up over the course of the year, the world has been forced to deal…
    Read More…

    18 Dec
  5. Soldier en route: the technology saving lives on the way to hospital

    Soldiers today have the best survival rates in the history of warfare, but, of those who don’t make it, 90%…
    Read More…

    30 Nov
  6. Japan ramps up its defences with record budget

    “I will secure defence spending to protect our nation, to protect Japanese people’s life efficiently, considering issues such as the…
    Read More…

    22 Nov
  7. Dipping a toe in the US Synthetic Training Environment

    “For the past seven decades, the US military has accepted a role similar to that of Rome’s legionary army, guaranteeing…
    Read More…

    16 Nov
  8. Treating PTSD: could new drugs and marijuana hold the key?

    According to the US National Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Study, in excess of 25% of those who served during that war…
    Read More…

    24 Sep
  9. The story of Palau and its place in US military strategy

    “Palau is indispensable to our national security,” claimed the US Department of Defense in its 2018 budget request, describing the…
    Read More…

    18 Sep
  10. Inside the Dutch military superstructure

    The Dutch Defence Minister, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, has identified basic readiness as her number one priority, setting out almost immediately to…
    Read More…

    13 Aug