Engineering themes

Bioengineering/medical

A total of 72 items listed.

MacRobert award 2017

Supported by the worshipful company of Engineers

The 2017 finalists are Darktrace, the Raspberry Pi Foundation and Vision RT.

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Solving a historical mystery

Sarah Griffiths and Professor Sarah Hainsworth FREng

The discovery of Richard III’s remains underneath a Leicester car park made headlines around the world. Forensic engineering science helped researchers find out how he died.

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Robotics and AI – driving the UK’s industrial strategy

Professor Guang-Zhong Yang CBE FREng

Professor Guang-Zhong Yang CBE FREng sets out how investment in robotics and AI could improve innovation in the UK and secure our place as a world leader in the technologies.

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Intelligent prosthetics

Richard Gray and Professor Saeed Zahedi OBE FREng

Blatchford has been awarded the 2016 Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Award for its prosthetic limb with smart robotics

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Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation, Engineering award winners, Living without electricity report, The UK STEM education landscape, Bridge building in Rwanda, UK student wins international engineering prize, British rocket propels Juno to Jupiter

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Francis Crick Institute, London

Hugh Ferguson, Steve Berry and Rob Patridge

How the challenges of designing and building this world-leading centre for biomedical research and innovation were overcome

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Transcranial magnetic stimulation

Mike Polson

The writer and broadcaster Geoff Watts talked to Mike Polson, Engineering Director of Magstim Company Ltd, about the history and potential of transcranial magnetic stimulation.

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A lot more than lubrication

Professor Ian Hutchings FREng

Professor Ian Hutchings FREng, GKN Professor of Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Cambridge, highlights the progress and some failures of the important discipline of tribology.

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Targeting cancers

Dr Eric Mayes

Endomag’s Chief Executive Dr Eric Mayes outlines some of the challenges that surround the development and acceptance of medical innovations.

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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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Diversity and inclusion, Dyson award winner, Superfast broadband award, Computer creativity, Better and faster, Connecting data, and Ingenia survey results

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Algae-powered architecture

Jill Entwistle

Jan Wurm, an associate director at Arup, was one of the chief designers of the energy system. He talked to Jill Entwistle about the concept, execution and results from the world’s first photobioreactor.

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