Archive May 2015

Intelligent handheld robots developed by Bristol University

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Two members of Bristol University’s Department of Computer Science, Dr Walterio Mayol-Cuevas and PhD student Austin Gregg-Smith, have been developing intelligent robot prototypes that can ‘know and act’ - differentiating...

Device invented to enable bed sheets to monitor sleep

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Mexican researcher Paulino Vacas Jacques has invented a device to help monitor patients with sleep disorders and depression. The device is a card which can be placed into sheets and...

Professor Richard Folkestone appointed President of IMechE

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The Institution of Mechanical Engineers has elected its 130th President, Professor Richard Folkestone. Richard’s plans for the year ahead center around encouraging a new generation of engineers, especially increasing the...

The Royal Academy of Engineering awards seven Research Fellowships

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The Royal Academy of Engineering has awarded a RAEng / Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship to seven researchers, to facilitate the development of new technologies. This includes research into medical...

Sir Ian Wood to donate to Robert Gordon University

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Retired Wood Group chief executive and well-known industry figure Sir Ian Wood will donate £4.5 million to the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, to help the university in becoming a...

Virgin Galactic makes progress on spacecraft

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Virgin Galactic are making progress towards their new spacecraft, six months after the fatal crash of the VSS Enterprise. The spacecraft will initially be delivered into the sky by a...