Archive December 2016

Born to Engineers Top 5 Most Visited Stories of 2016

3 months ago — 3.5 min read

In our final Year in Review story, we look at the most popular stories we have featured on the site....

Born to Engineer – A Year in Review

3 months ago — 2 min read

2016 has been a big year for Born to Engineer - we look back at some of our favourites bits...

2016 Top Engineering Story: CRISPR

3 months ago — 1.5 min read

In the lead up to 2017 we are looking back at the last year. Taking some time to look at...

ESA Mars orbiter is preparing for atmosphere plunge

3 months ago — 2.5 min read

While we hope you are taking it easy for the holiday season this year, you might want to spare a...

Explore Space from the Comfort of Home – Largest digital survey of the visible Universe released

3 months ago — 4 min read

The Pan-STARRS project represents about half a million composite snapshots of the night sky as seen from Hawaii, and the...

The University of Oxford are unlocking exciting new approaches in chemotherapy and radiotherapy using ultrasound

3 months ago — 3 min read

Good news for the ground-breaking research of biomedical engineer Professor Eleanor Stride and the team at the University of Oxford;...

Meet the Robotic Arm you can control with your mind.

3 months ago — 2.5 min read

A team from the University of Minnesota have unveiled a Robotic Arm, which can reach and grasp real world objects,...

Birmingham University Is Stepping Up to Tackle the Engineering Gap

4 months ago — 3.5 min read

Last month the BBC highlighted the engineering gap; pointing out the shocking fact that women make up only 8% of...

Professor Eleanor Stride Signs Open Letter calling for Prime Minister Theresa May to close gender pay gap

4 months ago — 2 min read

An open letter to Theresa May MP, calling for the UK Government to close the gender pay gap and value...

Yusuf Muhammads revolutionary technology helps teenager with no hands or feet ride a bike for the first time

4 months ago — 3 min read

Award-winning designer Yusuf Muhammad, who we featured in our Born to Engineer video series last year, and the team from...

BFI to host 13th annual Conference on Visual Media Production

4 months ago — 1.5 min read

The British Film Institute on London's Southbank will host the 13th annual Conference on Visual Media Production (CVMP) on December...

Liverpool’s “fourth industrial revolution” kickstarted by LCR 4.0

4 months ago — 3.5 min read

Liverpool's Virtual Engineering Centre is contributing to a new business support programme which aims to help manufacturers take advantage of...