Publications

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The Engineer News Feed

News and analysis from the world of engineering
  • The IET has revealed the two winners of its Save our Seas global engineering challenge, with projects to tackle cigarette butts and plastic food packaging scooping the prizes. Partnering with Greenpeace and GreenSeas Trust, the IET set two very different challenges, looking at reusable packaging in supermarkets and tackling the trillions of cigarette butts currently […] The post IET ‘Save our Seas’ winners tackle ocean plastic and waste appeared first on The Engineer.

  • Nanomeshes are being fabricated in a way that makes them effective at delivering antibiotics, a breakthrough that could help in the global fight against antibiotic resistance. The breakthrough has been made by researchers at Flinders University in Australia and collaborators in Japan. In studying the effectiveness of the nanomesh, two antibiotics, Colistin and Vancomycin, were […] The post Nanomesh helps fight against antibiotic resistance appeared first on The Engineer.

  • Researchers in Switzerland have developed a new soft hearing implant that can adapt to the curvature of the auditory brainstem. For patients with damage to the inner ear, traditional cochlear implants are unable restore hearing. What’s required is direct electrical stimulation of the auditory brainstem, achieved using an auditory brainstem implant (ABI). But the success […] The post Curved brainstem implant could help restore hearing appeared first on The Engineer.

  • The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) has distributed £25.4m of funding to three UK automotive projects that are working towards a zero carbon future. One of the recipients is JLR’s CompETe consortium, a multi-partner project to create a new lightweight electric drive unit for a variety of new vehicles. JLR has pledged to offer an electrified […] The post APC targets zero carbon projects with new funding round appeared first on The Engineer.

  • Over a third of automotive employers have cut jobs due to Brexit fears, according to new figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The report, conducted in September 2019 before the latest efforts to broker an exit deal, also found that over 80 per cent of SMMT members were concerned about […] The post SMMT counts cost of ‘no deal’ threat 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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