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News and analysis from the world of engineering
  • Falls and fractures amongst people over the age of 65 account for over four million hospital bed days each year in England alone, costing the healthcare system around £2bn. As well as the strain on accident and emergency departments and hospital wards however, such falls also lead to anxiety and loss of independence in the […] The post Radar sensing and AI to cut healthcare costs by monitoring vulnerable people appeared first on The Engineer.

  • Efforts toward flapless flight have taken off with BAE Systems and Manchester University successfully completing initial flight trials of MAGMA, a jet powered UAV aiming to manoeuvre with an integrated blown-air system. Seen as informing the design of future stealth aircraft, the new concept for aircraft control seeks to eliminate complex, mechanical moving parts that move […] The post MAGMA jet-powered UAV sets course for flapless flight appeared first on The Engineer.

  • Not content with setting a new land speed record a group of a school students in Mansfield are now gearing up for an assault on the sound barrier.  Collaborate To Innovate 2017 Category: Young innovatorWinner: Breaking the sound barrier with a model rocket carPartners: The Joseph Whitaker School; Rolls-Royce; Swansea University; Easy Composites; GS Products; iMechE; Santa Pod Raceway; GaaTechCategory […] The post C2I 2017: Breaking the sound barrier with a rocket-powered model car appeared first on The Engineer.

  • The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) has seen its first cohort of students graduate in Coventry. AME is a joint collaboration between Coventry University and Unipart Manufacturing that was set up three years ago to develop ‘industry-ready’ engineers. Seven graduates picked up their BEng degrees, including Alicia Prior, Daniel Davey, Daryl Eastgate, Daryl […] The post AME grads head for engineering careers after industry-focused course appeared first on The Engineer.

  • Researchers in Switzerland and the US have been inspired by the electric eel to create a biocompatible hydrogel battery that could power devices inside the body. (Credit: Steven G Johnson via CC) Electric eels combine potassium and sodium ions in cell membranes to deliver their trademark jolt. Mimicking that system, the researchers used the sodium and […] The post Electric eel inspires biocompatible hydrogel battery appeared first on The Engineer.

Solutions4Schools Terms and Conditions

These booking conditions set out our services to you and your commitments to us when you book with Solutions 4 Schools.

"we" "us" and "our" are references to Solutions 4 Schools Ltd, (S4S).

"you", means the persons or named on the booking

"Force Majeure" means any event which we or the supplier of the service(s) in question could not, even with all due care, foresee or avoid. Such events may include war or threat of war, riot, civil strife, actual or threatened terrorist activity, industrial dispute, natural or nuclear disaster, adverse weather conditions, fire and all similar events outside our control or the control of the supplier concerned.

Bookings

a) Once you have booked and made the full payment we will confirm your booking, you will also receive a confirmation. By making your booking with us, you will be regarded as having read and understood these booking terms & conditions.

b) A booking will only be regarded as complete once payment has been made. If funds, once cleared are then returned, the booking cannot be regarded as complete.

c) Your registration to attend the conference may only be changed, replaced or refunded at our absolute discretion. We do, however, welcome substitute delegates attending in your place (if you are unable to attend) provided that we have prior notice of the name of your proposed substitute and have received payment in full and if the event is open to all. If it is a restricted event then it is at our absolute discretion.

Prices

d) Prices for attending a conference are set out on the relevant registration booking form on our web site. Prices may be subject to change from time to time.

Special Requests

If you have any special requests such as dietary, access issues or any kind of special needs, you must advise us at the time of booking. Although we will make every endeavour to accommodate any reasonable requests, we regret we cannot guarantee all and every request will be met.

Web Information

All website and quote descriptions are made in good faith and every care is taken to ensure their accuracy. However, errors may occasionally occur. We cannot accept any liability for any errors or omissions except where these have arisen due to our negligence or that of any our employees (as long as they were acting in the course of their employment at the time). We reserve the right to make changes to and correct errors in our website and quotes at any time.

Changes and cancellations by us

e) Occasionally, we have to make changes to the event arrangements and in extreme circumstances, cancel an event altogether. Whilst we always endeavour to avoid changes and cancellations, we must reserve the right to do so.

f) Most changes are minor for example a change in the timing of the event; a change in the venue (where the event or content itself has not changed) or a change of accommodation to accommodation of the same or higher standard within the same destination city (if part of the package).

g) In extremely rare circumstances a significant change or cancellation may have to be made to a confirmed booking. If we have to make a significant change or cancel, we will tell you as soon as possible. In the event of a complete cancellation we will endeavour to refund your payment in full (subject to clause below).

Changes and cancellations by you

Less than 1 month to the event - 90% charge will be made

Less than 1 week to the event - 100% charge will be made

If you wish to cancel all or any part of your booking, you should advise us immediately by telephone followed by confirmation in writing. We will make a cancellation charge on the scale shown above.

Force Majeure

Except where otherwise expressly stated in these Booking Conditions, we regret we cannot accept liability or pay any compensation where the performance or prompt performance of our obligations under our contract with you is prevented or affected by Force Majeure. Additionally we cannot accept liability or pay any compensation where you suffer any damage, injury, expense or loss of any description as a result of Force Majeure.

Important note

h) Solutions 4 Schools Ltd is not responsible for the content of the events managed on behalf of our clients. The material covered is supplied by the clients themselves or by third parties. You are advised to verify the accuracy of any information before relying on it. The content is provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis without any warranties of any kind (express or implied) and Solutions 4 Schools Ltd does not (and cannot) accept any liability arising from any inaccuracy or omission in the Content or, to the fullest extent permitted by law, arising from any infringing, defamatory or otherwise unlawful material in the Content.

i) To the fullest extent permitted by law, Solutions 4 Schools Ltd shall not be liable under or in connection with this agreement, in contract, tort (including, but not limited to negligence) or howsoever arising, for any loss of profits, business or goodwill, or for any indirect or consequential loss.

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