Archive June 2015

Climate Change Committee warns that urgent action is needed

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The Climate Change Committee has warned that the UK must urgently focus on the impact of climate change to avoid...

Woken up black hole provides rare opportunity for astronomers

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A monstrous black hole has reportedly woken up after 26 years, with repeated flashed of light coming from it over...

UK automotive sector at all-time high

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According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)'s 16th annual sustainability report, the automotive sector in the UK...

German researchers create technique to help wounds heal faster

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Medical researchers from Germany have developed a method that uses cold plasma as a healing agent to help treat persistent...

SpaceX Falcon 9 spacecraft explodes two minutes into flight

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, which was carrying the Dragon cargo vehicle, exploded just two minutes into its journey to the...

UK and Canada agree deal for waste uranium and plutonium

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The Canadian government has agreed a deal to reuse uranium and plutonium from nuclear reactors in the UK, which will...

Ford unveils ‘no-sweat’ electronic bike

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Ford have created a ‘no-sweat’ electronic bike designed for commuters that will make it easier to pedal if you start...

Hover bike developed for Department of Defense

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7aIXvyBC64 A collaboration between British drone specialist Malloy Aeronautics and engineering company SURVICE has lead to the development of a...

Self-healing car wins Pilkington Vehicle Design award

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24 June 2015 Design students at the Royal College of Art had the task of finding innovative solutions for the...

Robotics and Autonomous Systems Network set up

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The ESPSRC UK Robotics and Autonomous Systems Network has been set up to develop academic capabilities and innovation in the...

IOP extends deadline for scholarship applications

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The Institute of Physics has extended its deadline for those wishing to apply for their Teacher Training Scholarship to teach...

MIT develop power converter chip

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A new power converter chip that can last for months without charge has been designed by researchers at MIT. The...

Pupils celebrate National Women in Engineering Day with zombie challenge

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Around 110 pupils from schools in the North East  celebrated National Women in Engineering Day by taking part in a...

Planes that fix themselves

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Engineers at Bristol University are developing technology that will mean that planes can self-heal. Working on the composite materials that...

Engineers create a hearing aid that can see

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Researchers at Stirling University are developing a new type of hearing aid that combines a camera and lip reading software....

National Women in Engineering Day

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Today is National Women in Engineering Day. There has been plenty of media coverage of the event and a particularly...

UK needs over one million new engineers and technicians

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New analysis by the Royal Academy of Engineering suggests the UK will need more than a million new engineers and...

Profile piece on Sarah Haslam, Ford Motors

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The Times has run a profile piece on Sarah Haslam, Powertrain Engineering Manager at Ford Motors, in which she talks...