Article Source: GatesNotes If you’ve ever been to a Dairy Queen, you’re probably familiar with one of their most popular menu items, the Blizzard, soft serve ice cream mixed with sundae toppings, cookies, brownies, or candy. You might also be aware that every Blizzard is served upside down—a surprising piece of fast food performance art … More Grilling and chilling with Warren
Article Source: FutureWorlds Trauma, disease and advancing years can all result in bone deterioration. There is a bone fracture every three seconds around the globe, ranging from aging family members living with joint disease to younger sports-playing relatives. Fracture treatments cost the NHS more than £2bn per year in the UK, with 10% of all … More RENOVOS: REVOLUTIONARY NANOCLAYS FOR BONE REPAIR
Article Source: Wired Google’s venture capital arm is doing things differently to create a breeding ground for companies with a social conscience From left: Tom Hulme, Krishna Yeshwant, Kate Aronowitz and Blake Byers, photographed at GV HQ, London Article: Nick Wilson When Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin asked neuroscientist Bill Maris to set up … More GOOGLE’S GV ON WHY INVESTMENT SUCCESS ISN’T ALL ABOUT THE MONEY
Engineers are constantly looking forwards; what problems are arising, and what solutions can be provided? Preparing and adapting for the future is key across all sectors and enables success for companies, universities and entrepreneurs. But as the afternoons darken and the Christmas tunes get louder, it can be equally useful to look back and examine … More FEATURE: PEE POWER TO SMART PROSTHETICS – OUR TOP 5 UK INNOVATIONS OF THE YEAR
WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=144&v=qh3yU1wLZ2Y An entrepreneur is in control of their own destiny. They can change the world around them and – sometimes – build a personal fortune along the way. Exhilarating, right? What the glossy magazines and glamorous business magnates don’t always say though is that the entrepreneurial lifestyle doesn’t come without sacrifices. … More WORK VS LIFE – IS IT POSSIBLE TO STRIKE A BALANCE?
Last week, I was asked to host a lunch at the University of Southampton, where I shared my experiences on creating innovative engineering companies with staff and students from the Univeristy of Southampton. Read the full blog below, ‘A Mentor’s guide to starting, growing and selling successful businesses’ by Jon Nurse, which can also be found … More STARTING, GROWING AND SELLING A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS – WHAT THE TEXT BOOKS DON’T YOU
On Wednesday Evening I had the pleasure of giving the closing speech at the 16th Annual Awards Ceremony at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Head Quarters in Birdcage Walk, Westminster. The event is where new members, of all grades, to the Institution receive their certificates from the President Professor Richard Folkson. The event was well attended … More WHY IT IS IMPORTANT AND RELEVANT FOR AN ENGINEER TO BECOME A MEMBER OF A PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTION