A total of 54 items listed.
What makes an exciting roller coaster?
Sarah Griffiths talked to engineers, designers and enthusiasts about the elements that all roller coasters share and what makes some rides scarier than others.
Time to re-evaluate nuclear risks?, Responses to: SMR letter and Synthetic diamonds
Professor Gregg Butler, Grace McGlynn, John Campbell OBE FREng, Professor Jason Smith, and Alan Kemp.
Health risks from nuclear accidents - fact or fiction?
Professor Gerry Thomas
Professor Gerry Thomas, Professor of Molecular Pathology at Imperial College London, thinks that the perceived health risks of exposure to radiation from nuclear power plants accidents are vastly overestimated.
EU clarifies the European parameters of data protection
Professor Burkhard Schafer
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, due for adoption this year, is intended to harmonise data protection laws across the EU
Judith Hackitt CBE FREng
Culture of Safety
Safety has been a constant theme in a career that has taken Judith Hackitt from running large processing plants to chairing the UK’s Health and Safety Executive.
by Michael Kenward OBE
High risk modelling; Sustainable games; Entrepreneurs' award; Ready to respond; Wind energy report; Accessible ATMs
Decommissioning North Sea giants
A look at the strategies and some of the technologies being used to dismantle North Sea oil and gas infrastructure
Shale gas and public acceptability
Professor Nick Pidgeon
Response to: Catastrophe risk engineering
Response to: Paralympic technology
Catastrophe risk engineering
Dr Gordon Woo
Leading risk expert from the Blackett Review panel explains some of the best ways to identify, asses and manage high impact low probability risk
Restoration of the Forth Bridge
Epoxy-based paint and encapsulated scaffolding were two of the components behind the successful restoration of the Clydeside bridge
Response to: Earthquakes, again; Response to: University Technical Colleges; Student placement schemes