Imagine a future where our children are learning in schools that are optimised to maximise their health and ability to concentrate. Where patients in our hospitals get to recover faster because their surroundings boost their mental health. Where hospital layouts are optimised to make routine work efficient so doctors and nurses have more time with patients. Where those buildings are net-zero carbon, have been built faster and are easier to upgrade.
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Chris Taylor, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion lead for the Low Cost Nuclear Challenge, explores the importance of promoting diversity in the Nuclear Industry, EDI strategy and the Spark! Contest for students.
Diverse thinking breeds diversity and innovation. Hannah Gibson from the Transforming Construction Challenge team explores what diversity means for the sector.
Director of UKRI’s ‘Prospering from the Energy Revolution’ challenge fund explores opportunities around smart local energy systems for net zero carbon. Read on...
There’s been a lot of news throughout the pandemic around the unexpected environmental upsides. Reduced air travel, minimal driving, and a downshift in manufacturing activity are all stimulating emissions reductions, improved air quality, reduced light pollution.
The World Health Organisation has found that to age healthily we need to have opportunities to live and do the things we value and cherish because this improves our wellbeing in older age.
Watching how a panel of smart experts viewed and analysed various proposals and team pitches was an eye opener. A written application can be crafted and refined over time, but a panel interview requires an immediate response that either provides the assurances needed or opens up areas of doubt.
2020 was an extraordinary year and the challenges presented by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic caused UK industry to rethink how it will operate over the long-term.
It’s just thirteen more cooking, decorating, planning and shopping days to Christmas, for those of you who celebrate it. And while Christmas might look a bit different this year – we’re looking for board games to play over Zoom, for example – life still goes on.
Today is the first day of BEYOND, a conference running from 30 November to December, where thinkers, makers, investors and researchers across the creative industries come together to explore the relationship between creative research and business innovation.