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Welcome to a collection of news stories from around the world on the themes of engineering and design.Click on the link beside each feature to read more.You can sort through the news items according to the category as specified in the column on the left hand side of the page.

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BLOODHOUND SSC to make world debut

BLOODHOUND SSC (Supersonic Car) will make its world debut on 17 November with a 200 mph trial at Newquay Aerohub, Cornwall.

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Revolutionising breast cancer screening

The first prototype ultrasound sensors for a new improved breast screening technique have been developed as part of an Innovate UK funded collaboration between the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), University Hospitals Bristol (UHB), North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT), Precision Acoustics and ...

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Piezoelectric materials for high-temperature operation

Morgan Advanced Materials has launched a range of piezoelectric materials that deliver sensing and monitoring in high-temperature environments above 200ºC.

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Changes to membership renewals calendar

We are making changes to the way in which your membership subscriptions are collected. Instead of collecting the annual fee on the anniversary of your joining the IED, we will gradually be moving all payment collections to January.

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The IED is all set to open the application process for the awarding of Chartered Technological Product Designer (CTPD) status to the general design community. Chief executive Libby Meyrick celebrates this completion of the Triple Crown, alongside CEnv and CEng, to IED members

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Why CTPD really matters

Dr Ben Watson, PhD MDes(Hons) LCGI CEng CEnv CTPD MIED, who holds all three Chartered registrations available through the IED, explains why gaining registration as a Chartered Technological Product Designer is such an important step forward

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Sussex engineering lab gets £10m boost

The University of Sussex is investing £10 million in a new engineering and robotics lab on the back of a 60% surge in applications for engineering and computing degrees. Half of the money will come from the government’s £200m fund for STEM teaching.

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Bloodhound components exceed expectations

As the design and build of the Bloodhound Supersonic Car (SSC) now moves into the final few months before heading off to South Africa to challenge the world land speed record, Morgan Advanced Materials has conducted specialist ballistic testing on the panels it has provided to form part of the ...

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Materials gains of £20 million

Ten new research projects that will advance the UK’s manufacturing capability, develop new functional materials and accelerate the translation of the science of functional materials through to application have been announced by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

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