Contents

Ingenia - Issue 41, December 2009

Editorial

Engineering a Low-Carbon world

Dr Scott Steedman FREng

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In brief

Bicycle innovator wins top ERA Foundation prize; Fellow awarded Nobel Prize; Funding for solar energy research; Engineers Against Poverty; Competition to inspire young engineers; A unified voice for UK engineering

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Letters

Responses to ‘Turning ideas into reality’ and ‘Defence technology’

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Profile

Stephen Payne OBE FREng

Queen Mary 2

How the designer of the Queen Mary 2 ocean liner was inspired by Blue Peter and now campaigns for young people to become engineers
By Michael Kenward OBE

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Sponsors

ARUP, BAE Systems, Lloyd's Register, Mott MacDonald, Rolls-Royce plc

The Royal Academy of Engineering acknowledges the generous support by the following organisations for Ingenia: ARUP, BAE Systems, Lloyd's Register, Mott MacDonald, Rolls-Royce plc

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Opinion

Manufacturing an economic revival

Sir Alan Rudge FREng

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Articles

Promoting Engineering

HRH The Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh KG KT OM GBE

The Duke of Edinburgh writes about the promotion of engineering and importance of encouraging and developing future engineers.

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Millennium Homes Revisited

Alan Cherry CBE and Richard Hodkinson

A progress report on Greenwich Millennium Village, a sustainable residential development whose construction began in 2000.

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Geoengineering – Challenges and Global Impacts

Nina Hall

An exploration of the ways in which the Earth’s climate can be manipulated to counteract the effects of global warming.

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Unlocking Panama's Potential

David Tozer

To cope with increasing traffic and bigger ships, the Panama Canal is building an additional channel with the world’s largest locks.

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A Flexible Jet Fighter

Neil Mehta

The development of the innovative lift system for the new short take-off vertical landing jet fighter.

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Wireless Communications - to 2020 and beyond

Professor William Webb FREng

A look at what advances in technology could be made in the field of wireless communications in the coming decade.

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Building Britain's Economic Strengths

Lord Mandelson addressed the role of Government in fostering a technology economy when he delivered the 2009 Hinton Lecture.

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INNOVATION WATCH - A quiet revolution

A new generation of wind turbines designed to take into account the turbulent wind patterns of urban environments.

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Editorial Board

Board members for this issue are:

Editor-in-Chief Dr Scott Steedman FREng
Managing Editor Dominic Joyeux
Editorial Assistant Chris Atkinson
Editorial Board Professor John Burland CBE FREng FRS
Basil Butler CBE FREng
Derek Hanson FREng
Michael Kenward OBE
Martin Manning FREng
Dr Ian Nussey OBE FREng
Professor William Stewart FREng
Professor Liz Tanner FREng
Professor William Webb FREng
Stephen Vranch FREng 
Director, Policy & Public Affairs Beverley Parkin

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