Engineering Health

Coronavirus: why we need to consult engineers as well as scientists for solutions

1 week ago — Quick Read

The coronavirus outbreak has shone a bright light on the use of experts and scientific advice. In the UK the prime minister, Boris Johnson, is flanked by his chief scientist...

King’s College wants to better understand coronavirus through their new app

1 week ago — Long Read

King’s College has released a new app designed to allow people to self-report on their coronavirus symptoms so Scientists can better determine how fast the virus is spreading across different...

British Engineering groups are answering the call to make ventilators

1 week ago — Quick Read

Some of the largest companies in Britain have come together to create basic ventilators to help the NHS during the coronavirus crisis. The companies, with expertise ranging from cars to...

Coronavirus: how to help children through isolation and lockdown

2 weeks ago — Deep Dive

The UK has become the latest country to close schools in a bid to slow down the spread of the novel coronavirus. This is a game changer for families, displacing...

CRISPR gene editing used inside a person’s body for first time

4 weeks ago — Long Read

A team of scientists have used CRISPR inside someone’s body for the first time opening a new frontier for efforts to change DNA to treat diseases. The team used the...

In Profile – Helena Gleichen: pioneer radiographer, suffragist and forgotten hero of World War I

5 months ago — Quick Read

“Women, your country needs you,” Millicent Fawcett, the campaigner for women’s suffrage, proclaimed when war was declared in August 1914. One enthusiastic respondent to the call was Helena Gleichen, a...