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Professor Tom Rodden has been appointed as the Chief Scientific Adviser for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, and will begin his role in January 2019.

2018 saw the launch of the Year of Engineering, a year-long government led (Department of Transport) campaign to celebrate UK engineering and increase awareness and understand what engineers do.

Academics in the UK and China will begin to collaborate on four new research projects that will explore methods of low carbon manufacturing in January 2019.

Computer models that simulate the workings of individual patients' hearts could boost treatment of a common cardiac condition

The winners of the Connected Nation Pioneers competition were announced last night (Tuesday 20 November 2018), at an awards ceremony held at the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester.

The Je-S system will be unavailable from 21:00 on 23 November to 08:00 on 26 November. This is due to essential maintenance taking place.

UK and Chilean scientists are working on a project that will strengthen energy infrastructure to withstand extreme weather and natural disasters.

2018 Quantum Technologies Showcase celebrates progress of nation programme and newly funded projects.

A new Active Building Centre that aims to remove barriers and accelerate market adoption of new solar-powered building design was given the green light by The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond last month during a visit to Wales.

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is welcoming applications for membership of its strategic advisory bodies.

Patient studies of a new sensing device prove it can provide early warning of the potential failure of breast reconstruction surgery.  

Awards to 36 institutions across UK will support Early Career Researchers undertaking new research and enhance career development prospects. 

Scientists from the School of Engineering at the University of Glasgow have developed a handheld device for taking medical readings from patients, and transferring the data to a smartphone.

EPSRC is offering a 'Public Affairs and Media Training' opportunity for EPSRC-supported researchers.

New investment into the UK's Catalysis Hub to support a nationwide collaborative research programme involving universities across the UK.

On Tuesday 9 October 2018, EPSRC will be launching its sixth Science Photo Competition. As in previous years, the competition is open to all EPSRC-supported researchers and EPSRC-supported doctoral students and this is your chance to share your research through pictures and win top prizes.

Tuesday 9 October 2018 sees the launch of the sixth EPSRC Science Photo Competition.

Next wave of funding committed for the four quantum technology research hubs across the UK.

A new system is being rolled out today (27 September 2018) as a first step towards supporting the continuity of funding for UK organisations which have been awarded grants from the European Union’s flagship programme for science and innovation, Horizon 2020.

Seven new Prosperity Partnerships projects that will build links between the UK's research base and leading industry partners unveiled

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has appointed twelve new members of its Strategic Advisory Network (SAN).

A new Future Vaccine Manufacturing Research Hub to improve responses to outbreaks to deadly pandemics is launched.

Researchers at the University of Bristol are developing ‘smart trousers’ with artificial ‘muscles’ which could help the elderly and disabled with their mobility.

Professor Thomas Rodden has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in recognition of his outstanding and continuing contributions to the profession.

 

£18 million for three programme grants to develop new engineering approaches to reducing carbon emissions, improving energy efficiency, and production and efficacy of medicine and pharmaceuticals

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