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End of Season One
Engenius is taking a break over the summer, but we'll be back with more fantastic guests from the end of September! ---- Engenius is produced by a team of engineering students at the University of Bristol. To ask a question, submit an idea, or just say hi, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Intro/outro music kindly provided by @yemzo.
#9 | Saving the Great Iron Ship
Jade, Insyirah and Tom speak with Nicola Grahamslaw, the newly-appointed ship conservation engineer at the SS Great Britain. Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel and constructed in Bristol, this majestic iron-hulled ship was the largest passenger vessel in the world at the time of its launch, and sailed the world countless times during a service life of nearly a century. After being left abandoned in the Falkland Islands for decades, the ship was rescued and lovingly restored, and now has...
#7 | Hand Crafted
Tom visits the Bespoked tradeshow to speak with Caren Hartley, an award winning bicycle framebuilder and former sculptor who owns two companies which sell beautiful handmade bikes. We discuss the small features that make her bicycles special, the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship, and the value of lovingly handmade products in our mass-produced economy. To find out more about Caren's companies, head to http://www.hartleycycles.com/ and https://www.isenworkshop.com/. ---- Engenius...
#6 | Change Here Now
Tom and Insyirah speak with Dr James Norman, a lecturer in sustainable civil engineering at the University of Bristol. We discuss James' career as both a designer of iconic buildings and an inspirational educator, and his views on the future of sustainable construction. We also focus on the content of his upcoming book, which aims to teach people about their own capacity to make big changes in their communities and the wider world. Follow James' escapades across his many areas of interest...