The journey to an autonomous transport system

01 Déc The journey to an autonomous transport system

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2020 Authors: National Engineering Policy Centre The Safety and ethics of autonomous systems project overview outlined a need for further sectoral exploration of the role autonomous systems could play. This output is the first of a series of sector...
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01 Nov Beyond Covid-19: laying the foundations for a net zero recovery

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2020 Authors: National Engineering Policy Centre (see report for working group members and contributors) In this briefing the National Engineering Policy Centre (NEPC) calls for an economic recovery that pivots the UK towards a net-zero future, rather than one...
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05 Oct Understanding COVID-19. Report of the COVID-19 Advisory Team at the President of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN) 2020 A report delivered by a team of scientists, working under the supervision of Prof. Jerzy Duszyński, president of the Academy, presents the current state of knowledge about SARS-CoV-2 virus, COVID-19 disease and its medical, psychological, economic and social impacts....
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01 Oct The Future of Electricity Transmission in Ireland

Irish Academy of Engineering (IAE) 2020 The Irish Government has published the National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP 2021–2030) which sets out targets for reducing Ireland’s Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions over the next decade. The plan aims to increase the penetration of renewable electricity generation...
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01 Août Safer complex systems

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2020 Authors: Professor John McDermid OBE FREng, Dr Philip Garnett, Professor Simon Burton, Dr Rob Weaver An initial framework for understanding and improving the safety of complex, interconnected systems in a rapidly changing and uncertain world.
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01 Juil Supply chain challenges, lessons learned and opportunities

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2020 Authors: National Engineering Policy Centre An engineering perspective on supply chains offering an opportunity to consider wider systemic challenges alongside sector-specific challenges.
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01 Juin Sustainable living places

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2020 Authors: National Engineering Policy Centre (see report for working group members) Recognising that there are many different systems approaches, this National Engineering Policy Centre (NEPC) report presents a systemic perspective on housing in the UK and the wider...
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01 Juin Stimulating R&D for a faster better recovery

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2020 Authors: Royal Academy of Engineering This paper sets out near-term interventions to ensure R&D in businesses of all sizes in the UK stays on track to deliver the government’s ambitions and support a better and faster recovery from...
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01 Juin Lessons from the COVID 19 Experience – Building a Green Future Together

Irish Academy of Engineering (IAE) 2020 This report endeavours to make sense of our shared experience over the last few months of pandemic and lockdown. Positive lessons are drawn that it is hoped will help in overcoming the infinitely greater challenge of climate change and...
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01 Juin Safety and ethics of autonomous systems

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2020 Authors: National Engineering Policy Centre (see report for working group members) Exploring how autonomous systems should be ethically and safely designed, developed and deployed to ensure benefits are widely distributed and no one is disadvantaged.
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