#STEM

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

3 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...

UK Universities secure £4.5 million fund to create new Degree Apprenticeship opportunities

4 months ago — 7 min read

18 universities across the UK are celebrating securing a share of a £4.5 million development fund to create thousands of...

James Dyson launches a new university to bridge the UKs engineering skills gap

5 months ago — 3.5 min read

Billionaire inventor James Dyson has set up a brand new £15m institute of technology in Wiltshire to boost Britains ability...

A-level results 2016: Increases in number of girls in STEM subjects

7 months ago — 2 min read

Girls entering the core STEM subjects - science, technology, engineering and mathematics - at A-level have increased again this year....

Loughborough University develop revolutionary explosive detection device

12 months ago — 1.5 min read

Loughborough University has unveiled a new device that can identify tiny amounts of explosive particles invisible to the naked eye....

Carbon emissions drop in the UK as renewables rise

12 months ago — 2.5 min read

Provisional figures released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have revealed a 3.4% drop in greenhouse gas...

German engineers develop self-monitoring intelligent motors

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

24 March 2016 Researchers from Saarland University in Germany are developing intelligent motor systems which bypass the need for additional...

Washington University team turns smartphones into active sonar receivers

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpVUCEZvNjI Software developed by Washington University allows users to turn any surface into an input area for their smartphones, by...

Nottingham Trent researchers receive $4.4m from US Department of Homeland Security to develop new X-ray scanner

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

The US Department of Homeland Security has provided researchers from Nottingham Trent University with $4.4 million to develop an airport...

Pigeon Air Patrol to test pollution levels with sensors attached to birds’ wings

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Pigeon Air Patrol, a project stemming from an idea put forward to a Twitter competition, allows Twitter users to track...

Nanomotors could allow for self-healing electronic systems

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

A team from the American Chemical Society have developed self-propelled gold and platinum nanomotors which can locate and repair miniscule...

UK shows increase in innovation activity

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Data from the European Patent Office has shown that more than 5,000 patents were filed in the UK in 2015,...

New drone data transmission system could help disaster relief efforts

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

A team at Oxford University are developing a tracking system called Hyperion, which could impact upon disaster relief missions by...

University of Portsmouth to open new satellite centre for excellence

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

The University of Portsmouth will host a new centre for excellence focusing on satellite data, which is to be funded...

Ford introduces connected technologies in new Kuga SUV

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Connected cars are increasingly entering mainstream markets, as shown by Ford’s latest model of its Kuga SUV, which has been...

NASA unveil design for supersonic passenger jet

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

NASA have announced designs for a supersonic ‘X-plane’, as part of an initiative seeking to build jets which are faster,...

Innovate UK announces £20 million investment in driverless car research

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

The UK government has announced that it will provide £20 million in funding for research into the development of autonomous...

Tron: Legacy vehicle designer to work on Formula E’s RoboRace

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Formula E chief executive Alejandro Agag has announced that Daniel Simon, a German concept designer who has worked for Bugatti...