Archive September 2018

Formula Hybrid wins ABET Innovation Award

8 months ago — 0.5 min read

A race car competition,Formula Hybrid, has won this year's coveted engineering education prize, the ABET Innovation Award

Wallace and Gromit inspire smart trousers

8 months ago — 0.5 min read

This week the British Science Festival is in full swing at the University of Hull. On show are the 'right trousers', a set of smart trousers with artificial muscles developed...

Engineers predict optimal magnetic fields for suppressing instabilities in Fusion reactors

8 months ago — 1.5 min read

Fusion processes are present wherever we look. However, the process drives the sun and stars has long eluded physics here on Earth. Fusion sounds too good to be true. By...

Could textile waste water revolutionise liquid battery technology?

9 months ago — 1.5 min read

A common bright blue dye found in textile productions wastewater might be a great candiate for future battery tech.

What the Remnants of Britain’s button industry teach us about the future of manufacturing

9 months ago — 4 min read

Many British towns and cities grew up around manufacturing. The north of England was once the production centre of the world during the industrial revolution. While manufacturing remained important to...

Artificial Photosynthesis Given a Boost as Engineers Wake Dormant Enzymes

9 months ago — 1 min read

The quest to find new ways to harness solar power has leapt forward after Cambridge Engineers successfully split water into hydrogen and oxygen by tweaking Photosynthesis in plants. Most people...