Technologies for social development in isolated rural communities

22 Oct Technologies for social development in isolated rural communities

Real Academia de Ingenieria (Spain) (RAI) 2011 Human development and international cooperation. The rural isolated communities. Suitable technologies and innovation for human development. Energy supply. Water and sanitation supplies. Access to ICT and network society services. Agriculture and forests management. Country and Landscape: the essential...
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21 Oct Population Growth, Climate and World Food Supply

National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF) 2011 This report studies the possibility to adequately feed 9 billion people in 2050, and shows that it is feasible, on certain conditions: – Give priority to the agricultural question among the political concerns of nations and set...
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21 Oct The Real Academia de Ingenieria headquarters. The history of the Villamagna Palace

Real Academia de Ingenieria (Spain) (RAI) 2009 The urban environment of Villafranca Marquises’ Palace up to the 19th Century. Palace building, structure, decoration and life stages. A new nobility stage. The property breaking down. Bibliography.
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21 Oct Philosophy of Engineering: Volume 1 of the proceedings of a series of seminars held at The Royal Academy of Engineering

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2010 The papers in this volume are from the first three of a series of seminars in the philosophy of engineering organised by The Royal Academy of Engineering. The papers were given by philosophers and engineers with an interest...
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21 Oct Privacy and Prejudice

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2010 This report presents the findings of the public attitudes research project that was embedded within the wider engagement programme to explore young people’s views on the development of an EPR system in the UK and its use in...
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21 Oct Homage to a notorious scientist and spanish Navy Officer, Jorge Juan y Santacilia

Real Academia de Ingenieria (Spain) (RAI) 2010 Jorge Juan’s life and work. The Spanish Navy in the 18th Century. Jorge Juan: mathematician and astronomer. Naval engineering and naval engineers. Jorge Juan and naval engineers. « Navigation Compendium » by Jorge Juan and « Secret News of America … »...
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21 Oct Acceptance of Technology and Infrastructures

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2011 There is hardly another subject in the context of new technologies that worries the public more than the presumed risks or impact on people’s familiar living surroundings. Whereas the focus of the resistance has been centered on...
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21 Oct Business motivations for engaging the public in science and engineering

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2011 The results of this study show that the way to build public engagement capacity with business is to focus on purpose rather than process. The idea of framing any discussion around public engagement is likely to be ineffective:...
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21 Oct Engineering the Olympics

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2011 The 2011 Lloyd’s Register Educational Trust Lecture.  The construction work for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is a complex job. It has been compared to building two of the Heathrow Terminal 5 in half the time. ...
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21 Oct Achieving excellence in engineering education: the ingredients of successful change

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng) 2012 France is a major player in nuclear physics and its applications, in particular in the electro-nuclear energy domain. The monograph is a widely accessible synthesis of the nuclear energy sector development in France. It describes the stakes of...
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