Publications

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The Engineer News Feed

News and analysis from the world of engineering
  • Nick Russell of Thomasons reflects on the legacy of 2018’s Year of Engineering initiative.  For many, the Year of Engineering has come and gone. As the hype and euphoria dies down, it would be a considerable oversight to believe that the government has successfully ticked a box and can now move onto the next neglected sector. […] The post Beyond the Year of Engineering appeared first on The Engineer.

  • Women in engineering roles at UK company Brompton Bicycle speak about their experiences in the industry and their hopes for more gender diversity The first Brompton was designed in 1975. The innovative folding bike comes from humble beginnings, having been devised by Andrew Ritchie from a flat in London. Today, it is a global brand […] The post How female engineers are smashing stereotypes at Brompton appeared first on The Engineer.

  • Achieving lift-off last night from Cape Canaveral, the Beresheet lander carries a mission-critical UK-developed and built engine Beresheet, the Hebrew name for the book of Genesis meaning “In the beginning”, was launched on 21 February  atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida at 8-45pm local time. The project was organised by SpaceIL, […] The post UK-propelled Israeli probe aims to be the first privately-funded lunar lander appeared first on The Engineer.

  • Protein found in ring teeth of squid could be used to make biodegradable materials for ‘smart’ clothes that monitor health, or self-healing recyclable fabrics that reduce microplastic pollution. Materials made from this protein are sustainable and can be produced on a large-scale production using laboratory culture methods. The advance is published in Frontiers in Chemistry […] The post Protein found in squid forms fibres of sustainable materials appeared first on The Engineer.

  • A new RFID (radio-frequency identification) system developed at MIT has allowed robots to track objects with pinpoint accuracy and could supersede computer vision. Known as TurboTrack, the technology sees cheap RFID tags placed on objects, with a wireless signal then bounced around the environment to locate them. Signals from the tags and other reflected objects […] The post RFID tracking system could replace machine vision on robots 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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