Archive December 2016

Meet the Robotic Arm you can control with your mind.

2 years ago — 1 min read

A team from the University of Minnesota have unveiled a Robotic Arm, which can reach and grasp real world objects, that you can be control using only your thoughts.

Birmingham University Is Stepping Up to Tackle the Engineering Gap

2 years ago — 1.5 min read

Last month the BBC highlighted the engineering gap; pointing out the shocking fact that women make up only 8% of the UKs engineers. However, things look a bit different at...

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

2 years ago — 1 min read

An open letter to Theresa May MP, calling for the UK Government to close the gender pay gap and value women’s work has been signed by 36 signatories, including scientists,...

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

2 years ago — 1.5 min read

Award-winning designer Yusuf Muhammad, who we featured in our Born to Engineer video series last year, and the team from BBC Two's 'Big Life Fix' have created a custom-made bike...

BFI to host 13th annual Conference on Visual Media Production

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

The British Film Institute on London's Southbank will host the 13th annual Conference on Visual Media Production (CVMP) on December 12th/13th. The CVMP conference has established itself as the leading...

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

2 years ago — 2 min read

Liverpool's Virtual Engineering Centre is contributing to a new business support programme which aims to help manufacturers take advantage of the opportunities associated with the current revolution in digital technologies....