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Futurecade

Futurecade is an innovative interactive suite of games from the Science Museum that allows students to explore how science and technology impacts on their everyday lives. Futurecade’s four games are inspired by current and future technology in the fields of robotics, satellites and space junk, geo-engineering and...

Manufacturing - technical briefs

These technical briefs focus on manufacturing on a small-scale. It is an important livelihood for many people in the developing world and businesses are usually run by a family or a small group within the same community.

Technical briefs are documents produced by Practical Action which are freely available...

Construction - technical briefs

These technical briefs look at the ways Practical Action have helped poor communities to make the best use of their own labour and to use locally produced building materials and techniques that they can afford and manage.

Technical briefs are documents produced by Practical Action which are freely available...

Smart materials 1

In this activity from the Institution of Engineering and Technology, students investigate the properties of different categories of smart materials and decide which kinds of materials might offer the best prospects for a financial investment. Students work in teams and present their results to the rest of the class...

CO2 Solutions: Carbon Capture Storage

Carbon dioxide is the major greenhouse gas contributing to global warming. Carbon Capture Storage uses cutting edge science and technology to reduce pollution from fossil fuel power stations.

Carbon Capture Storage (CSS) describes industrial processes that separate and recover carbon dioxide from flue gases...

Mercedes Maroto-Valer

An Impact! People case study from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

By pioneering innovative technology, Professor Mercedes Maroto-Valer is helping the world tackle climate change.

Supported by EPSRC, she leads the Centre for Innovation in Carbon Capture and Storage at...

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