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“Support educators in plugging the sustainability skills gap”, IChemE advises UK Government 

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03 May 2022

https://www.icheme.org/about-us/press-releases/support-educators-in-plugging-the-sustainability-skills-gap-icheme-advises-uk-government/#:~:text=In%20a%20UK,deliver%20sustainable%20solutions.

Laser scanning microscope highlights any remaining cancer cells after surgery 

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02 May 2022

A new technology can quickly determine if a tumour has been fully removed in surgery before the patient has left the operating theatre.

Engineering must 'speak with one voice' to effectively tackle major issues - Matt Rooney, IMechE engineering policy manager 

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30 April 2022

In April, the IMechE will publish a report on the challenges of collaborating across international boundaries.

Long-duration battery 'freezes' renewable energy for later use 

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28 April 2022

A prototype ‘freeze-thaw’ battery that traps energy as it transitions from liquid to solid could lead to grid-scale storage of renewable energy, its developers have said.

Carbon capture using plastic waste kills two birds with one stone one stone 

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26 April 2022

A new technique has turned plastic waste into an effective material for absorbing carbon dioxide emissions.

Scottish SMEs working in the games and immersive sector will compete for £35K to develop more inclusive content 

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24 April 2022

Abertay-led InGAME is running a new open innovation competition for Scottish small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) working in the games and immersive sector. The competition will fund the winning SME to join the Inclusive Design Accelerator, where it will develop and implement inclusive design practices that widen its audience by making experiences more accessible and enjoyable for people living with disabilities.

Abertay's new cyberQuarter aims to tackle security problems from across the globe 

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22 April 2022

Funded by the UK Government and the Scottish Government through the Tay Cities Region Deal, the cyberQuarter is a cyber security research and development hub.

BSA - Regional differences in young people’s aspirations and interests in science 

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21 April 2022

Findings from the research carried out for British Science Week (11-20 March 2022) reveal regional differences in young people's enthusiasm about science.

Trial of high-speed broadband delivered through water pipes 

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21 April 2022

Fast broadband will run through water pipes in parts of South Yorkshire as part of plans to get better internet access to people quicker.

Inspection programme underway to assess Scotland's national heritage assets 

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20 April 2022

An inspection programme designed to assess the condition and the impact of climate change on some of Scotland's most significant heritage sites is getting under way.

Wires in place on world’s first T-pylons from Hinkley Point C 

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19 April 2022

Wires to carry electricity onto the UK electricity network have been installed on 36 of the Hinkley Connection project’s new ‘T-pylons’ in a process known as ‘stringing’. The Hinkley Connection stretches 57 km from the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station currently being built by EDF Energy to Seabank power station.

UK Government report finds global warming potential from increased hydrogen use 

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19 April 2022

Hydrogen leakage could partially offset the climate benefits of switching energy sources.

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