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11 March 2022
Tidal stream power has the potential to deliver 11% of the UK’s current annual electricity and play a significant role in the government’s drive for net-zero, according to new research.
09 March 2022
University of Strathclyde - Pioneering project aims to harness ultrasonic imaging to revolutionise manufacturing processes
10 February 2022
A £1.4 M pioneering project examining how ultrasonic imaging can be delivered remotely aims to revolutionise the quality of manufacturing processes.
The three-year project, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is aiming to develop a new capability for real-time, remote ultrasonic imaging that can be used for non-destructive evaluation in industry.
Manufacturing Skills Academy launches pandemic recovery package to help upskill Scots and boost innovation
28 January 2022
The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland’s Manufacturing Skills Academy, has today announced a new scheme that will support manufacturing businesses with the upskilling of their workforces, as well as improving their knowledge of the funding landscape, as they recover and grow following the pandemic.
25 January 2022
Researchers from the University of Glasgow are leading a new project to develop new approaches to sustainable mining in the Philippines.
The three-year PAMANA project, worth £1.5m, is co-funded by the UK Natural Environmental Research Council and the Philippines Department of Science and Technology.
13 January 2022
The £25M inward investment – by Danish family-owned multinational Danfoss – will be home to Danfoss Editron, which will advance electric and hybrid powertrain systems for heavy-duty vehicles to reduce energy consumption in hydraulic machines radically.
13 January 2022
Less than half of new engineering recruits have either the necessary technical or soft skills needed for work within the industry, a new Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) skills survey reveals, prompting fears ‘the UK skills crisis will keep growing unless government and industry take action’.
University of Edinburgh - University commits to sequester over one million tonnes of unavoidable CO2 emissions
13 November 2021
Edinburgh has announced a multi-million-pound, long-term commitment to capture and store its unavoidable carbon emissions, and benefit nature, through restoring peatlands and expanding forests in Scotland.
Over an initial period of 50 years, by investing in tree planting and restoring peatlands in partnership with others, the University expects to remove almost 1.5 million tonnes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. This will also yield significant benefits to the institution’s core purposes of research, learning and teaching, as well as enhancing biodiversity for the sites.
11 November 2021
Strathclyde University has been awarded £853,000 to host a bespoke nationwide facility for testing nanotechnologies for healthcare applications.
20 October 2021
The Centre for White Space Communications has been awarded a £330,000 grant from the Scottish Government to develop and implement a White Space pilot network in Orkney.
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