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Personal rapid transit systems

(7 November 2011) - ULTra Global, a UK-based company, has delivered one of the world's first operational Personal Rapid Transit systems at Heathrow airport. PRT is an innovative urban light transport system and Alan Peters’ research at the Systems Centre (University of Bristol) is making major contributions by applying systems-based approaches to safety management and the application of simulation techniques to aid complex systems integration.

Five new IDCs launched

(13 January 2011) - The automotive and aerospace industries in the UK received a major boost today as Universities and Science Minister David Willetts announced the launch of five new centres across the UK to train engineers of the future.

AEngD is launched

(18 November 2010) - On 17th November the Steering Committee for the Association of Engineering Doctorates (AEngD), held its inaugural meeting. This national Association establishes a community of Engineering Doctorate providers (initially the 19 EPSRC-funded Industrial Doctorate Centres, IDCs) with aims to promote interdisciplinary collaboration; to communicate Excellence and Innovation; to give Leadership to the EngD brand; to uphold best practices across IDCs; and to support knowledge transfer.
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Loughborough EngD saves £2m/year for UK road maintenance

(2 May 2018) - The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has highlighted the economic impact of EngD…

EngD student helps company win Queen's Award for Enterprise

(30 April 2018) - A University of Bristol EngD research engineer has helped a Somerset business win its second Queen's Award in…

Award for Swansea EngD researcher in worldwide Tata Group competition

(14 June 2017) - A Swansea University researcher, Alex Harold, has beaten over 5000 applicants to win an international award for…
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9 March 2018
The CDT in Applied Photonics, an AEngD member, is holding a Summer School in Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Photonics at the University of St Andrews in Scotland from 16th to 23rd June 2018.The summer school will feature lectures and workshops from le…
19 January 2018
A new global competition to encourage students and young people to find solutions to the issues facing the world’s rapidly expanding cities has been launched by RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) to mark its 150th anniversary. It offers…