06 December 2023
Conversations between Scottish geologist Charles Lyell and Charles Darwin are part of a collection on public display for the first time.
05 December 2023
How we grow old gracefully – and whether we can do anything to slow down the process – has long been a fascination of humanity. However, despite continued research the answer to how we can successfully combat ageing still remains elusive.
MORSON PROJECTS AND PRIMARY ENGINEER JOIN FORCES TO ENGAGE YOUNG STUDENTS IN THE WORLD OF ENGINEERING
02 December 2023
Funding from Morson Projects will provide teachers from ten primary schools in the Greater Manchester area with the tools, teaching resources and professional development to deliver a practical rail engineering project for their pupils.
01 December 2023
29 November 2023
The University of Aberdeen is one of several UK Universities joining the Turing University Network as it expands its membership.
27 November 2023
Whether or not methanol should prove to be the winner (or one of them) in the great rush towards cleaner fuels is one of many questions unlikely to become apparent for a number of years yet. What is clear is that many shipowners are already prepared to hedge their bets. Over the summer Maersk, whose pro-CH3OH stance has been abundantly clear from its newbuilding programme, announced that it was in discussions with potential shipyards about converting an in-service container ship for dual-fuel capability.
24 November 2023
The project will look to repurpose BT’s decommissioned cabinets – originally used for copper-based broadband and phone services – into electric vehicle (EV) charging spots.
21 November 2023
Delivering the 2023 Rankine Lecture, Mark Wild CEng – the former Chief Executive of CrossRail – recently outlined the “key strategic lessons” from the Project. In an otherwise excellent, and entertaining, talk he failed to make reference until asked to two aspects which clearly had a major bearing on the project finishing many years late and more than 25% above budget. One of these aspects was the form of contract adopted.
21 November 2023
The “massive economic opportunity” offered by floating wind is rapidly gaining international attention, a renewable energy trade organisation has said, with the number of planned projects growing significantly in the last year.
18 November 2023
A specially coated metal mesh has harvested water from foggy air while simultaneously removing pollutants.
17 November 2023
University researchers have discovered a new way of identifying ‘zombie’ cells which drive aging and age-related diseases such as cancer, cardiac disease and neurodegenerative diseases
15 November 2023
The institutions will work together in running a new higher-risk buildings competency register.
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