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Primary Engineer - Statwars Climate Change Challenge 

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08 July 2021

Graham Stow, head of Education at Primary Engineer presented the Statwars Climate Challnege Change as  part of the STEM learning climate conference for teachers

IOM3 - An engineering system passes its first major test sealing a deep borehole in one of the rock types that could host a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) in the UK. 

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06 July 2021

An existing borehole at the Magnox Harwell site, Oxfordshire, was the centre of one of the Radioactive Waste Management’s (RWM) largest research projects, which they claim they have undertaken the first ever full-scale fieldwork demonstration over three months earlier this year.

IET - ‘Green taxonomy’ to sort the green from the greenwashed 

Posted in News & Environment and Sustainability

04 July 2021

The UK government has tasked the new Green Technical Advisory Group with laying out a guide clarifying what does and what does not qualify as sustainable investment, in a bid to crack down on corporate greenwashing.

IStructE Gold Medallist 2021 

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02 July 2021

Since its inception in 1922, the Gold Medal has been awarded for exceptional contributions to the advancement of structural engineering. IStructE is pleased to announce that the 2021 Gold Medal has been awarded to Paul Fast.

IMechE - Digital twin technology could help prevent spread of office infections 

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30 June 2021

As companies prepare to ask employees to return to offices, many workers will be mindful of how the workplace contributes to the spread of germs, even though they may have been vaccinated against Covid-19.

RAEng - ‘Hidden Figure’ whose mathematical modelling enabled GPS becomes first woman to win the Prince Philip Medal 

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29 June 2021

The Royal Academy of Engineering, founded by HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, 45 years ago this week at Buckingham Palace, has presented its highest individual award – the Prince Philip Medal – to Dr Gladys West, whose mathematical modelling paved the way for the engineering innovation of GPS. Dr West is the first woman to win the Prince Philip Medal in the 30 years since it was presented for the first time in 1991 to Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle, wartime pioneer and inventor of the jet engine

ICE panels launch John Rennie commemoration project 

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28 June 2021

Members are invited to contribute to the 200th anniversary of the engineer's death.

IOR becomes a member of the Cool Coalition 

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27 June 2021

As part of its work to support the RACHP in moving towards net-zero, the IOR has recently joined the “Cool Coalition” – a global initiative which supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals and Paris Agreement around cooling, with the aim of transitioning to efficient and climate-friendly cooling for all using a comprehensive approach.

New project uses space data for renewable energy 

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26 June 2021

A new approach using space data for development of renewable energy sites will receive support from Cornwall-based marine innovation project Marine-i.

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