A collection of case studies produced by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) which show how engineering and science are helping to build the world around us.

Impact! resources show how research into the sciences, engineering and technology is tranforming our lives, improving healthcare, communications and transport, and providing solutions to the challenges faced by society.

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'Smart' Tattoos

A case study from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) which describes a new simple and convenient way for people with diabetes to check their own sugar levels. 'Smart' tattoos enable constant monitoring of glucose levels without the need for blood samples.

EPSRC is a part of the...

Cracking Crime Faster

A case study from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) which looks at the forensic evidence and intelligence that are left at crime scenes by footwear, gloves, tyres and fingers. New Latent Image Markup and Analysis (LIMA) software provides a fast, accurate way of transmitting and...

Research in the Disaster Zone

A case study from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) which looks at how earthquake engineers, supported by EPSRC, are helping save lives around the globe by improving building safety and infrastructure design.

Frontline research is vital to updating building codes and mitigating...

New Power Generation

A case study from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) which considers the potential of wind power for energy generation.

A new state-of-the-art training centre will provide the skills to sustain the UK's rapidly expanding wind energy industry and help hit renewable power targets....

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