Leah Wimpenny

Genetic Engineering Shows New Promise in Eradicating Disease

Genetic Engineering has been used as a discussion tool to potentially resolve disease for decades. A recent breakthrough in the work of Gene Drives has provided spectacular results that could soon spell the end for malaria. Bringing forth fantastic news for the future of healthcare. A Gene Drive works through an insertion being made into …

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Engineering has Been Titled the 4th Most Trusted Profession in the UK

A recent study has reported that Engineering is the 4th most trusted profession in the United Kingdom. Which is exciting news for engineers up and down the country. People working in the sector have been seen as trustworthy by a whopping 87% of the population, sitting just behind Doctors, Nurses and Teachers. The Institution of …

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China Introduces the Pilot Stages of Robotic Police

Technological capability is something that is developing across every country in the world, but none more so, than China. Integrating technological advancement into political considerations and law enforcement has led to China’s latest implementation – Robotic Policing. Although not a new concept, China is taking the use of robotics in the police force to completely …

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Understanding 3D Printing

The demand for upskilling and training to fully optimise advantages of modern technology have never been higher, as Additive Manufacturing continues to excel. As with any new  implementation, the proper skills and understanding surrounding new methods of work are vital to obtain, and maintain, success. 3D Printing is a form of technology that can provide …

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Evolution in the Digital Arena is no Longer Optional

Technology shows no signs of slowing down its rapid trajectory. Advancing into virtually every industry, across every sector – technology is a reliance that needs to be not only implemented, but understood, now more than ever. Engineers are continually having to evolve their skills to meet ever changing demands in order to successfully upkeep with …

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Organisations are Only Scratching the Surface of Automation

Capgemini’s Research Institute launched its latest report today: Reshaping The Future: Unlocking Automations Untapped Value. Which has shown that despite automation offering the manufacturing sector both greater efficiency and gains, only 15% (less than a fifth) of global businesses have actually adopted automation use cases at scale. Over 700 company executives who have already implemented …

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New £10 Million Degree Apprenticeship Manufacturing Centre at Warwick University

The University of Warwick have been awarded a £10 million funding boost that is set to create a new Degree Apprenticeship Manufacturing Centre. With an initial capacity for a 1,000 students, the centre is due to open for the new academic year in 2019 and will be used as a form of educational delivery to …

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China’s Lead in the 4th Industrial Revolution

China has been generating efforts to upgrade its manufacturing industry into an intelligence based, digitalised model, keeping China at the very top of the manufacturing realm. The World Economic Forum (WEF) conducted a study in excessive of 1,000 global manufacturing plants in September, which identified nine plants as lighthouse factories, representative of the Fourth Industrial …

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Team-working Robots Build 3D Printed Structure

A group of innovative scientists from Singapore have developed a technological advancement that allows two robots to collaborate together to create a 3D-printed concrete structure. The team from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have pioneered the way for groups of robots to produce large printed structures that could have huge implications for the time and efficiency …

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