Engineering themes

Ingenia articles are categorised by engineering themes and subject areas.

Showing 69 articles for: Sustainability

Druk White Lotus School

Philip Cornwell and Sonam Angdus

The international voluntary input that is helping create a new educational initiative on the northern border of India

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Practical Action

Andrew Scott

An international charity that generates templates of simple engineering solutions for people worldwide to copy and implement

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Professor Andy Hopper CBE FREng FRS - Computing and Sustainability

Michael Kenward OBE

One of the pioneers of the UK’s computer industry and a prolific creator of spin-out businesses.

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Adapting infrastructure to a changing climate

Lord John Krebs, Professor Jim Hall

The threat of more frequent and damaging natural disasters means the UK needs to adapt its national infrastructure.

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Millennium Homes Revisited

Alan Cherry CBE and Richard Hodkinson

A progress report on Greenwich Millennium Village, a sustainable residential development whose construction began in 2000.

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INNOVATION WATCH - A quiet revolution

A new generation of wind turbines designed to take into account the turbulent wind patterns of urban environments.

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Reed Bed Systems

Professor Joe Biddlestone and David Cooper

How the engineering of reed bed systems is helpingto clean up dirty water

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Biofuels: the future?

Dr John Constable

The current state-of-play for biofuel use around the world and where the industry could take the technology in the future.

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Transition to the Ecological Age - Academy New Year Reception 2009

Chris Atkinson

The winner of this year's Sir Frank Whittle Medal for oustanding contribution to engineering gave a lecture at the Academy's New Year Reception.

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