Ingenia - Issue 35, June 2008


'Political Twist'

Dr Scott Steedman FREng

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Response to: Flood Risk Management; Responses to: Can Regional Clusters be engineered?; Response to Climate Change: Engineering a solution: Response to Kumar lecture

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In brief

Lift off for the world's last Vulcan; Barrow Engineering Project; Prestigious scholarships for UK students

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The new Diploma

Sir Alan Jones

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David Waboso FREng

A Proven Track Record

The teacher-turned-engineer speaks about how his experience working with roads, water supply and in an inner city comprehensive led him to become the Director of Engineering at London Underground
By Michael Kenward OBE

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MacRobert Awards 2008

The technologies developed by the MacRobert Award 2008 winner and the three other finalists

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Large Hadron Collider

Dr Lyn Evans CBE

The massive subterranean project in Switzerland that has engineers and scientists working together to try to unravel the fundamental nature of matter.

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On being an engineer

Lord Browne of Madingley FREng FRS

Based on the content of his 2008 Lubbock Lecture, the Academy President describes how a major engineering project with BP demonstrated that engineers need more than technical skills to overcome engineering challenges

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Rebuilding lives in times of disaster

Martin McCann

How one of the leading international relief charities recruits and trains engineers to respond to humanitarian crises across the globe.

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Fabrication and uses of Ultra-Precision Surfaces

Professor Paul Shore

Advances in the miniscule world of ultra-precision engineering and how these have dramatically improved the scope of measurement that is achievable in the manufacure of new technologies

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Opening up Defence R&D

Professor Philip Sutton FREng

Why researchers and organisations not traditionally linked to the defence community are being sought after by the UK Ministry of Defence to widen the net of military research contributions

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Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief Dr Scott Steedman FREng
Managing Editor Dominic Joyeux
Editorial Assistant Angus Dawson
Editorial Board Professor John Burland CBE FREng FRS
Basil Butler CBE FREng
Bob Emmerson FREng
Dr Dougal Goodman FREng
Derek Hanson FREng
Michael Kenward OBE
Dr Ian Nussey OBE FREng
Professor William Stewart FREng
Professor William Webb FREng
Director, Policy & Public Affairs Beverley Parkin

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