OISF joins with other science festivals and events around Scotland with awards of grants ranging from £7,000 to £65,000.
OE35 – The World’s Largest Capacity Floating Wave Energy Device.
OceanEnergy has developed the OE35, which is the world’s largest capacity floating wave energy device
Trans Atlantic Telephone Cable #OnThisDay
On 25th of September 1956 the first Trans Atlantic telephone cable (TAT 1) came into operation linking up Newfoundland, Canada to Oban, Scotland.
Exploring Mars By Sailplane
The Mars sailplanes will contain a custom-designed array of navigation sensors, as well as a camera and temperature and gas sensors to gather information about the Martian atmosphere and landscape. Image credit: University of Arizona College of Engineering
John Logie Baird #OnThisDay
On 3rd of July 1928 John Logie Baird demonstrated the world’s first colour transmission
Women Urged to Enter Construction Industry to Build Greener Homes #EarthDay
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.
Replacing the Liquids in Batteries: from Tree products
“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
Taking Flight To The Next Level: The Ampaire EEL
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.
Orkney’s Marine Renewables Under The Archaeological Spotlight
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.