Engineering themes

Ingenia articles are categorised by engineering themes and subject areas.

Showing 57 articles for: Ethics, Risk, and Security

The ethics of engineering net zero

Professor Raffaella Ocone OBE FREng FRSE has pioneered teaching ethics to engineering students.

Issue 89
Innovation watch - Remote and secure ID verification

Innovation watch - Remote and secure ID verification

This prize-winning innovation allows users to verify their identity, remotely and securely.

Issue 88

MacRobert award 2017

Supported by the worshipful company of Engineers

The 2017 finalists are Darktrace, the Raspberry Pi Foundation and Vision RT.

Issue 71
What makes an exciting roller coaster?

What makes an exciting roller coaster?

Sarah Griffiths

Sarah Griffiths talked to engineers, designers and enthusiasts about the elements that all roller coasters share and what makes some rides scarier than others.

Issue 66

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.

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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.

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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

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Judith Hackitt CBE FREng - Culture of Safety

Michael Kenward OBE

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

Issue 59

Decommissioning North Sea giants

Brian Nixon

A look at the strategies and some of the technologies being used to dismantle North Sea oil and gas infrastructure

Issue 57

Response to: Catastrophe risk engineering
Response to: Paralympic technology

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