Archive January 2017

World’s first 3D-printed footbridge

6 months ago — 3 min read

In a world first the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) has unveiled a first 3D-printed pedestrian bridge. The...

IKEA flat-pack refugee shelter wins Design of the Year

6 months ago — 2.5 min read

A temporary shelter designed for refugees by IKEA has been named the 2016 Beazley Design of the Year. The design...

The University of Bath is offering a fully funded PhD to investigate “Video Dressing Virtual Actors”

6 months ago — 3 min read

The CAMERA (Centre for the Analysis of Motion, Entertainment Research and Applications) project, part of the University of Bath, is...

Suit Up – Boeing Reveals Sleeker & “Cooler” Starliner Spacesuit

6 months ago — 3 min read

With the Boeing CST-100 Starliner set to take to space in 2018 Boeing have revealed that its passengers and crew...

Engineers have built a 1,000-watt “super laser”

6 months ago — 2.5 min read

British and Czech Engineers have announced that they have constructed and fired the "Bivoj" - a 1000-watt "high peak power...

“Britain in Space” – Born to Engineer talk to Photographer James Ball about documenting Britain’s thriving space industry

6 months ago — 7.5 min read

There has never been a more exciting time for the British space industry This is the opinion of British photographer...

CubeSat Pioneers – New Born to Engineer Video

6 months ago — 1 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_k-ol9ojnY&feature=youtu.be&list=PLN9SfyvOZ3ef-NHfJMzndbrM09V8NnFmU%20via "If you can build it, we'll launch it..." That was the challenge posed by the UK Space Agency to...

UK Sensor Superstar UtterBerry sets sights on China

6 months ago — 2 min read

UtterBerry, a new UK smart sensing technology, founded by Heba Bevan, has been announced as the chosen advanced technology for...

#whyflyfast The Physics of Wingsuits

6 months ago — 3 min read

Professional Canopy Sportsman and former fighter pilot Richard Webb at skydivemag.com has taken a deep dive into the Engineering Principles that have...

#cubesat Joint UK and Algeria CubeSat Mission beams back first color image

6 months ago — 3.5 min read

The AlSat Nano, a CubeSat designed and built at the University of Surrey in just 18 months, has successfully captured...

Spin Off – NASA Technology is all Around You

6 months ago — 4.5 min read

Engineers working for NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) have taken time this week to look back at some big impacts...

String Theory – Stanford Bioengineers develop the “Paperfuge”, a 20-cent hand-powered blood centrifuge

6 months ago — 4 min read

Bioengineers working at Stanford have developed an ultra-low-cost, human-powered blood centrifuge. The "Paperfuge" has rotational speeds of up to 125,000...

Britain set to become ‘global epicentre’ of biomedical engineering

6 months ago — 2.5 min read

The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) has awarded Imperial College London £20 million to develop a brand new...

Best of British Engineering Unveiled – Prestigious Semta Skills Awards unveils 2017 shortlist

6 months ago — 3 min read

The shortlist for this years Semta Skills Awards - which honour the best in British Engineering - has just been...

#cubesat India set to launch 100+ satellites in a single mission

7 months ago — 1.5 min read

CubeSats have been a 'big' hit over the last few years - with nearly 564 launched before November last year....

MIT offers sneak peak at the densest concentrations of nuclear science instrumentation and brain power on the planet

7 months ago — 1.5 min read

Two MIT graduate students have provided an inside look at MIT's network of nuclear facilities and labs that mimic the...

Engineer Asier Marzo has created a sonic tractor beam … which you can build at home

7 months ago — 2.5 min read

Have you ever wanted to create an acoustic tractor beam to allow you to move objects with sound? Engineer Asier...

TV tech campaigner Maggie Philbin among tech figures recognised in the New Years Honours list

7 months ago — 2.5 min read

Good news for STEM as TV tech campaigner Maggie Philbin is given an OBE in this year New Years Honours...