Archive February 2017

EPSRC award Engineers £4.6m to develop robots that can clean up dangerous nuclear waste

2 years ago — 3 min read

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has awarded Engineers £4.6m to develop robots that can clean up dangerous nuclear waste.

Thanks to the University of Singapore you might soon feel the (virtual) wind in your hair

2 years ago — 1 min read

The Virtual Reality industry is booming with mass-market devices now providing realistic visuals and audio for an immersive VR experience. However, a group of engineers from the National University of...

Is Britain joining the space race?

2 years ago — 2.5 min read

The government is considering plans that might see satellites blasting off from British soil in the next three years. On Tuesday the Government unveiled its draft "Spaceflight Bill". The Bill...

Plymouth University launch mentoring and scholarship programme to counter the shortfall of engineering graduates

2 years ago — 1 min read

Plymouth University has launched "The Tamar Engineering Project" which they hope will help counter the shortfall of engineering graduates from socioeconomically vulnerable sections of society.

Latest grants from the UK’s Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund announced

2 years ago — 1.5 min read

The UK's Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund (PCRF) has awarded funding to five groundbreaking projects that will include making existing cancer treatments more effective

#cubesat NASA’s ultra-thin built-in batteries set to free up valuable space on CubeSats

2 years ago — 1.5 min read

"Space" is a valuable commodity when it comes to CubeSats! Engineers at NASA's Kennedy Space Center and the University of Miami have developed an ultra-thin, solid-state battery, which should allow...