Engineering themes

Academy Initiatives

A total of 140 items listed.

Industrial Systems – the vital role of manufacturing

Professor Stephen Garwood FREng

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Lord Kelvin at the Hunterian; Low-Cost location sensing systems; Technology Horizons Award

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Tapping the enthusiasm of youth

Dr Scott Steedman CBE FREng

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Engineering Engagement Project

Melanie Washington

An Academy initiative that shows young people the opportunities and benefits behind a career in engineering

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MacRobert Award 2011

Showcasing the winner and three finalists of the 2011 MacRobert Award

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Watt’s workshop open to visitors; Celebrating 35 Years; SET for Britain

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Ethical Dilemmas

Richard Maudslay FREng and Dr Natasha McCarthy summarise the purpose and content of a new Academy guide entitled Engineering Ethics in Practice

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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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Engineering Public Engagement

Dr Lesley Paterson

Giving engineers training, encouragement and opportunities to show their expertise with the wider public

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RIBA Stirling Prize; Celebrating science and engineering; Global economy debates; Engineering leadership scheme; Climate change adaption; GNSS security

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Are we ready for autonomous systems?

Dr Natasha McCarthy and Lambert Dopping-Hepenstal FREng

A look at some of the hopes and concerns for robotic and autonomous technology.

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Rolls-Royce Science Prize; Technician Council; Offshore Wind report; Battle of Ideas; Nuclear Lessons Learned report

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