Engineering themes


A total of 75 items listed.

Response to: Chips under the skin Response to: Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering Response to: Additive manufacturing and 3D printing Response to: Policies for growth

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Chips under the skin

Robert Muir-Wood

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Response to: Catastrophe risk engineering
Response to: Paralympic technology

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Human-powered submarines; Millennium Technology Prize; Technology Horizons Award; Bright opening start; UK-China energy storage report; Physics and engineering signs; Preventing bone fractures

In Brief: short articles and engineering news

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Imaging in Four Dimensions

Professor Phil Withers FREng and Professor Peter D Lee

Improvements in 3D X-ray tomography have allowed researchers to create movies to study processes including tumour growth and permafrost thawing

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Paralympic Technology

Tim Rushby-Smith and Lawrie Douglas

Wind tunnel testing, computer modelling, and adapted prosthetics built from specialist materials help Paralympic athletes maximise their sporting potential

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Lord Drayson FREng

Driving force

The successful entrepreneur and three-time Minister of State is now developing the world’s first ‘Formula E’ electric racing car.
By Michael Kenward OBE

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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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Response to: Modelling Health and Disease; Collaborative Research

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Modelling health and disease

Dr Clare Sansom

A European initiative that aims to improve the ability to predict, diagnose and treat disease

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Response to: Self-healing concrete; Funding research

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Development and Reform

Juliet Benning

Professor Sir Richard Feacham FREng outlined his vision for reorganising the way aid is given to developing nations

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