#Mobility

Engineers create device to help visually impaired avoid obstacles

4 months ago — Long Read

A new study has shown that a simple vibrating wristband can improve mobility for visually impaired individuals. The wristband allows visually impaired people wearing it to avoid collisions when out...

Meet five young engineers are on a mission to make the world a better place

2 years ago — Long Read

New films just released by "Tomorrow's Engineers" showcase five inspiring British engineers and how their work impacts on our nation’s health and wellbeing. The films mark Tomorrow’s Engineers Week seventh...

Wallace and Gromit inspire smart trousers

3 years ago — Quick 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...