Archive October 2015

First world sonic tractor beam built from sound

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Researchers from Bristol and Sussex University have built a working tractor beam that can lift and move objects with just sound waves. The beam uses high-amplitude sound waves which generate...

University College London is winner of new industry prize

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The chemical engineering department at UCL has won the Institution of Chemical Engineers new Sustainability Teaching award. This new prize, which is to be awarded annually, is designed to encourage...

Scottish civil engineers want greater say on Government policy

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The Institution of Civil Engineers Scotland (ICE) wants the industry to have a greater say in the Scottish government’s energy policy. ICE wants the Government to outline how it will...

Pedestrian protection system being developed by Bosch

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A new pedestrian avoidance system being developed by Bosch at its research and development centre at Renningen could be added to cars by 2018. The new system will use the...

Queen backs drive to get more British women into engineering industry

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Some of Britain’s talented young women in the engineering sector were invited to Buckingham Palace to attend a reception for a prize named after the Queen. During the Second World...