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  • 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.

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Welcome to the SAGE Project with Skipton Girls High School and Gymnasium Grootmoor. Please click the image below to view the Sustainable Living Project Brief in PDF Format.

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