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  • The Paris Agreement will succeed without the USA

    Alastair Marsh believes the USA’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement is a reminder that populous, industrialising countries deserve more attention. To twist a common saying, there’s no USA in team. The USA has withdrawn from the Paris Agreement – an...

  • 5 career tips for civil engineering students

    Author: Will Arnold, Senior Structural Engineer at Arup and Young Structural Engineering Professional of the Year 2017 Just because one person is an "architect" and another is an "engineer" doesn't mean that one person's role should lead the other -...

  • Imagining the Forest

    Author: Emily Johnson Between the 12th and 18th of June, structures began to sprout out of the ground at Bushey Norwood. Within the week, four pavilions were designed and constructed on the National Trust site by a group of Architecture...

  • Live from the HIVE

    Some days experimental research is just adding data points to a developing time series but other days mark a turning point. Today is such a day Walls built; Mortar cured; Cavities closed; Time to turn on the taps! Well not...

  • Winning the IMechE UAS Challenge with Team Bath Drones

    Author: Hemant Chudasama Over the past year, 8 Aerospace and 4 Integrated Mechanical and Electrical Engineering final year MEng students, have been working together as Team Bath Drones to design an autonomous drone for the annual global IMechE Unmanned Aircraft...

  • Introducing our lunar rover: Aqua Lunae

    Author: William Easdown Since October my team of eight students from Bath SpaceSoc, Aqua Lunae, has been working on a small lunar rover engineering model for the national UKSEDS Lunar Rover Competition. The competition challenges teams from UK universities to...

  • The importance of being pretentious - Part Two

    In Part One of this entry, I argued how more pretentiousness could lead to better engagement between scientists and non-scientists. In Part Two, I’ll use myself as a guinea pig to give an example of how this might work in...