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The Inclusive Technology Prize Finals The Inclusive Technology Prize Finals

Two weeks before graduating I find myself here in the London School of Economics for the finals of the Inclusive Technology Prize finals – I’ve somehow got into the top

A road trip with the OTs A road trip with the OTs

After a 3 hours of being wedged in a car full of folders and piles of paper, the research team (7 Occupational therapists and myself) arrived in Donnington – this year’s venue for

Made in Brunel Made in Brunel

Whilst exhibiting the evolvable walking aid kit at Made In Brunel, we had the pleasure of meeting the Kenyan High Commission’s Counsellor for Education. The counsellor had heard about the project in

Should you Aspire to Inspire? Should you Aspire to Inspire?

Humans have a natural curiosity for how things work. It’s what leads many of us into the design and engineering field. As design becomes increasingly dependent on ‘invisible’ technology, inquisitive

The Story of a Patchwork Llama The Story of a Patchwork Llama

This week Meru llama featured in a news report by IEN.  ‘Who is Meru Llama?’ you ask. Before we come to that you should first understand the story behind our

BPMA Design Innovation Awards 2014 BPMA Design Innovation Awards 2014

The BPMA Design Awards is an annual competition which seeks innovation for the promotional products industry.  The brief outlines the need for commercial viability and brandability of the design and

Bugzi Wheelchairs for toddlers Bugzi Wheelchairs for toddlers

Bugzi is a powered indoor wheelchair which offers a unique opportunity for pre-school children with disabilities to experience independent mobility, often for the first time in their lives. Last week

Inspiring Girls to choose ‘Engineering’ Inspiring Girls to choose ‘Engineering’

Aspiring engineers from a local school’s science club welcomed two visiting speakers this week. Year 9 – 12 Science Club members of Dunottar Reigate School for Girls enjoyed talks from

MEX event MEX event

MEX is a two day conference which brings together the brightest minds in mobile, media and design to share knowledge and create a collective response to the MEX Pathways.  Creative

What is the Mayor of London’s Low Carbon Entrepreneur? What is the Mayor of London’s Low Carbon Entrepreneur?

Boris Johnson wants London to be recognised as a world leader in improving the environment, both locally and globally. He is realising this vision through big, bold improvement programmes and an