The Scottish Government’s Lorna Slater has spoken about the need for more women to go into the construction industry to build greener homes for the future.
“Using materials nature provides will reduce the overall impact of battery manufacture to our environment.” – Professor Yue Qi, Brown’s School of Engineering
Kim Foden with her 30 line televisor which can be seen in Orkney’s Wireless Museum
A little bit of history was made in Orkney on Thursday, 12th of August 2021. Scotland’s first hybrid electric aircraft flew in from Wick, landing at Kirkwall airport.
This important archaeological project involving The Archaeology Institute of the University of the Highlands and Islands, ORCA (Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology), St Andrew’s University and members of the community is funded by Heritage Lottery Funding.
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen have developed one of the most advanced subsea holographic cameras in the world, capable of rapid 3D imaging of marine organisms and microparticles.
Mocean Energy’s Blue X device hailed as ‘a significant milestone in wave energy’s journey towards commercialisation’
Mocean Energy has commenced testing of their Blue X wave energy prototype at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney.
STEM Ambassadors are volunteers who go into local schools, colleges and youth and community groups to support learning.
Orbital O2, a 680 tonne tidal turbine is on its way to Orkney.
It has the capacity to generate electricity for 2,000 homes and is the most powerful renewable generating unit of any kind being fabricated in the UK this year.