Best Mining Engineering Colleges in Bangalore – Education Article

Best Mining Engineering Colleges in India – Scope, Eligibility & Opportunities Best Mining Engineering Colleges in India Mining Engineering: The ground beneath our feet contains endless reserves of natural resources and minerals and as we all know, extracting these valuable minerals is a very complicated task that is made up of different processes. You’ll surely agree to that if you’ve watched mining-inspired movies such as ‘The Treasure of the Sierra Madre’, ‘There Will Be Blood’ or even our very own…

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Engineering Good in the World – Education Article

For more than a century, subsistence miners have panned the streams of Colombia and Peru in search of a few flecks of gold. More than 40 million men, women and children in the global south make their living as artisanal and small scale miners (ASM). Some miners work full time, some only mine during the dry season, others resort to mining after conflict or natural disaster destroys their livelihood. Small scale mining practices are often dangerous, ecologically damaging and economically unsustainable.…

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Jack Leonard obituary | Education

My father, Jack Leonard, who has died aged 87, was an innovative and highly respected engineer and businessman. Under his leadership the company he co-founded, Eurotherm International, became a world leader in the supply of temperature control devices to chemical, glass, cable and aerospace manufacturers. Jack was born in Prestwich, Manchester, the son of Leonard Lazarus (who later changed his surname to Leonard by deed poll), a film distribution manager for Warner Brothers, and Cecilia (nee Phillips), a housewife. He…

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Mock It Up! 9 Tools for Learners to Design, Blueprint, and Visualize Their Innovations – Teacher Reboot Camp – Education Article

“Proper perspective brings about clear direction.” – Mike Anthoni, Author of The Blueprint One way to truly inspire innovation is to send students on learning missions or challenges to invent or imagine a new app, vehicle, machine, building, or system that solves a problem. I’ve sent students on missions to imagine a house or vehicle for people to live on in space. I’ve challenged them to invent apps to solve real world problems they face or to help a superhero. I’ve gotten…

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Geoffrey Harrison obituary | Education

My friend and colleague Geoffrey Harrison, who has died aged 90, was a pioneer in technology education whose influence is still seen in schools and universities. Geoffrey was born in Cullercoats in Newcastle upon Tyne to Bernard, a company secretary at Priestman Collieries, and his wife, Katharine (nee Bookey). He attended Dauntsey’s school in Wiltshire and then in 1952 went to Cambridge University, where he gained a degree in mechanical sciences. Thereafter he spent several years working as a civil…

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My Advice to Women Pursuing a STEM Career in 2018 – EdTech Digest – Education Article

Key pointers—from someone who’s been there—on how to thrive in the next era of tech. GUEST COLUMN | by Minette Norman As a female VP of Engineering, I’m used to working with mostly men. While the number of women in STEM has slowly increased in recent years— with 29 percent of women representing the science and engineering workforce in 2016 compared to 26 percent in 2015— women are still only a small percentage of the tech workforce. In order to…

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