Engineering themes


A total of 12 items listed.

New Shetland Gas Plant, Materials Award, Factory 2050

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Medical pioneer wins biggest engineering prize, Born to engineer videos, Solar electrification in Zambia, Rosetta project update, New STEM resources, Award-winning bridgework

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Hero Lab; QEPrize nominations; London Gateway; Africa Prize for Innovation ; Chemical research rewarded; Apprentice challenge; New RNLI lifeboats

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Naming of Prince Philip House; Robert Hooke Trail; Tunnelling champion; With a following wind; Imaging at the nanoscale; Flagship green centre opens; Trophy design competition; Prize-winning wheelchairs

In Brief: short articles and engineering news

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Engineering cells to grow tissue

Professor Alicia El Haj

Advances in cell and tissue manufacture, using magnetic nanoparticles and scaffold biomaterials

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Four engineers: four Silver Medals

A short profile of the four UK engineers awarded The Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medals in 2008

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Synthetic Gecko

Fabian Acker

Adapting the adhesive powers of gecko feet for industrial and commercial use

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A Question of Scale

Dr Scott Steedman FREng FICE

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Small Matter, Many Unknowns

Annabelle Hett

An insurer’s look at the risk implications of nanotechnology

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Microsatellites and nanosatellites: A brave new world

Professor Sir Martin Sweeting OBE FREng FRS

Small satellites make possible the low-cost exploration and exploitation of space

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Nanotechnology: big prospects for small engineering

Roger W. Whatmore FREng

An overview of present developments and a glimpse into the future of the fascinating world of nanotechnology

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Magnetic nanotechnology and computers

Dr Russell Cowburn

Will our computers one day use magnetism, not electricity, to process information?

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