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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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Today, James Dyson opens some of the world’s most advanced engineering facilities at the University of Cambridge – giving the institution’s students and academics the space and means to prototype, invent and collaborate on cutting-edge research. The development has been funded by a £8m donation from the James Dyson Foundation – the largest gift ever…

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Every year, the James Dyson Foundation offers a university scholarship to one A-level student at Malmesbury School who intends to study science, technology, engineering, product design or maths at university. This year’s scholarship has been awarded to 18-year-old Adrien Fauvarque. Adrien has applied to study mechanical engineering at several top UK universities. The James Dyson…

Sean Hopkins NYT

“Sean Hopkins, 26, is a reliability engineer at the design and manufacturing company Dyson. He is based in Chicago. Q. Why did you want to become an engineer? A. When I was 5, I built scale models of cars, airplanes and military vehicles from kits. When my mother saw that I was interested in building things,…

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“As a young girl, it never occurred to me that I would grow up to be an engineer. My real passion was art and design and I thought I might go into the jewellery or fashion industry. But when I started researching degrees, I came across Product Design – and knew straight away that was…

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