Engineering themes

Research and Development

A total of 118 items listed.

Thinking about the revolutions

Michael Kenward OBE

Professor Neville Jackson FREng joined Ricardo when he completed university. For more than three decades, he has helped the company to stay at the cutting-edge of engineering technologies.

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Forging links between academia and industry

Michael Kenward OBE

For Julia King, Baroness Brown of Cambridge DBE FREng, materials science has been a common theme in a career that has taken in the academic world at all levels, along with time in the higher echelons of corporate engineering.

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Going for gold

Professor Tony Purnell

The engineering that played a role in Team GB’s cycling success at the 2016 Rio Olympics was a team effort, and helped the athletes increase their speed to break a number of world records.

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Turbulent politics put a premium on research impact

Professor Graeme Reid

The political landscape in the UK, and the rest of the world, is changing, and with it, so do policies relating to education and research

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Research with impact

Professor Philip Nelson FREng

Research and development in universities are having real impact on the engineering industry

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A Cinderella material

Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng

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A web of networks

David Cleevely CBE FREng

David Cleevely CBE FREng’s extensive experience has allowed him to help shake up innovation in the UK

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Integrating metrology in business and academe

Professor Xiangqian (Jane) Jiang FREng

Professor Jane Jiang’s interest in measuring began when she worked on a bus production line in China.

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Professor Paul Newman FREng

Instilling robots with lifelong learning

Professor Paul Newman FREng explained to Michael Kenward how he came to lead the Oxford Mobile Robotics Group and why the time is right for a revolution in autonomous technologies.

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Blast mitigation

Professor Anthony Bull FREng

Professor Anthony Bull FREng, explains how a multidisciplinary team is helping protect, treat and rehabilitate people who are exposed to explosive forces.

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