WHAT policy should govern the content of university training in engineering science? What policy should govern research? What policy should govern relations with the community? These were the three main questions dealt with by Prof. R. V. Southwell in his presidential address delivered at Cambridge to Section G (Engineering) of the British Association. No one, we believe, would disagree with Prof. Southwell that the time for a general stocktaking, such as is implied by the questions, has arrived.