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The Year of Engineering is a UK government led campaign which aims to increase awareness and change perceptions of engineering. The UK will need 1.8 million new engineers by 2022 but currently only 46,000 engineering students are graduating per year. This shortfall is costing the economy billions of pounds every year. 300 businesses from across…

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  A team of medical and bioengineering undergraduates from McMaster University, Canada have been chosen as the international James Dyson Award 2017 winners. Their design solution, the sKan, is a low cost and non-invasive device that aims to detect melanoma. The sKan was chosen as the international winner by James Dyson who says ‘by using…

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To celebrate International Women in Engineering 2017, the James Dyson Foundation invited a group of local female students to meet Dyson engineers and learn about different engineering career paths. The local students first heard from a group of female Dyson engineers who spoke about what they do on a daily basis at work, why they…

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The James Dyson Foundation has awarded Toby Chamberlain, a Malmesbury School student, with a scholarship to cover his university tuition fees. The scholarship is awarded to one Malmesbury School A-level student who is planning to study science, technology, engineering or maths at university. The scheme was launched in 2013 as part of the charity’s mission…

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The 2016 James Dyson Award national winner for the UK is ISOBAR, a portable vaccine cooling device, designed to maintain the correct temperature of a vaccination so it continues to be safe and effective. The problem: In 2015, an estimated 19.4 million children worldwide failed to receive routine immunisation services, with more than 60% of…

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The national winners and runners up in the James Dyson Award 2016 have been announced – with problem-solving ideas ranging from glucose-sensing contact lenses to a vaccine transportation system for the developing world. The inventors behind these projects have each been awarded £2,000 to help them pursue their ideas. The national winners and runners up…

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