Pioneers of Modern Wind Turbines Win 2024 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Decades of Groundbreaking Innovations

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The 2024 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize) has been awarded to wind energy pioneers Henrik Stiesdal and Andrew Garrad for their decades of groundbreaking innovations in wind turbine technology. The prize honours engineers whose work provides global benefit to humanity. As early innovators, Stiesdal and Garrad...

Engineers Rank Among Britain’s Most Trusted Professions in Ipsos Poll

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Engineers have once again placed among the most trusted professions in Great Britain, coming in 4th in the 2023 Ipsos Veracity Index poll behind only nurses, airline pilots and librarians. The long-running annual survey on public trust found that 85% of Brits believe engineers are truthful and on...

Aqualunar Challenge – New £1.2 Million Challenge To Enable Deep Space Exploration

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The hunt to sustain human presence on the Moon just kicked into high gear with the launch of the Aqualunar Challenge, a joint £1.2 million prize competition established by the UK and Canadian space agencies. Tasking engineers worldwide to craft solutions for converting lunar ice into potable water,...