Innovative technologies for understanding and repairing misfiring neurons When? 22 January 2019 Where? IET London: Savoy Place Introduction: Over a billion people suffer from a brain disorder, few of which are well-treated by existing drugs or devices. A key problem is that the brain is a complex, densely wired circuit made out of neurons, … Continue reading EVENT: DEBUGGING THE HUMAN BRAIN
This is a total tragedy, not only does Bloodhound SSC represent the best of what engineering is about i.e. to set a seemingly impossible task and then overcome every single technical challenge, but the Bloodhound Project has inspired tens of thousands of young people into engineering via the Bloodhound Ambassador Scheme. It cannot be allowed … Continue reading BLOODHOUND SUPERSONIC CAR PROJECT GOES INTO ADMINISTRATION
Article Source: IMechE renewable energy Matt Rooney, Engineering Policy Adviser at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, comments on the Labour Party’s new energy plan. “Labour’s new energy plan sets ambitious targets for faster decarbonisation, with a target of 85% electricity coming from low-carbon technologies like wind, solar and nuclear by 2030. Such ambition is to … Continue reading INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS RESPONSE TO THE LABOUR PARTY’S NEW ENERGY PLAN
Article Source: Nature Discovery Read more about the project here: Trek for Big Cats In November 2018, Nature Discovery is running a Kilimanjaro climb with the Trek for Big Cats organisation and you’re invited to join. There are only 20 places available so if you’re interested you’ll need to pounce fast! The Trek for Big Cats … Continue reading WHO WANTS TO SUMMIT KILIMANJARO WITH TREK FOR BIG CATS?
Article Source: IMechE Railway Challenge The 8th annual Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Railway Challenge competition has launched! Ever since its inception, the Challenge has grown and continued to attract and support aspiring young engineers. The challenge of working in a cross disciplinary team, to tight deadlines, in order to address several technical and business challenges … Continue reading STEPPING INTO THE RAIL INDUSTRY’S FUTURE
Article Source: Eureka Edinburgh University wins autonomous Formula Student challenge A team from the University of Edinburgh has taken first place at the UK’s first autonomous race car contest. Competing at Formula Student, the world’s largest educational engineering contest, a multidisciplinary team of more than 50 members, joined over 3000 other students at Silverstone for … Continue reading EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY WINS AUTONOMOUS FORMULA STUDENT CHALLENGE