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Impulse To Innovation

News, Views and all things Engineering from the IMechE. Every first Monday of the Month. Contact us at

Last Episode Date: 18 April 2024

Total Episodes: 43

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18 April 2024
Season 5 Episode 3: Digitising Transport - The Rise of Mobility as a Service

With the recent acceleration of technologies such as IoT, cloud computing, and big data – people and services have become more connected than ever. In response to this increasing availability of data and digital services the transport sector is undergoing a sizable transfo...

78 min
6 March 2024
Season 5 Episode 2: Potential Energy - Management & Infrastructure of Clean Energy Sources

This week (6th and 7th March) sees the IMechE host its fourth hydrogen economy conference in London. The international event will focus on infrastructure challenges as well as the storage and management of hydrogen as part of a wider ‘green energy’ supply.   iStock Im...

39 min
5 February 2024
Season 5 Episode 1: Going Beyond - The World of Metamaterials & How Their Extraordinary Properties are Set to Change Engineering

The ever-present challenges of climate change, over-reliance on limited resources and a global demand for new technologies, is pushing the engineering community to find more innovative ways to design and manufacture products. Image Source: UK Metamaterials Network https://m...

64 min
14 December 2023
Season 4 Episode 9: Rising Demand - Addressing the Energy Needs of Africa, Asia & the Middle East

The implementation of net zero initiatives across the globe is at the forefront of most governments and leadership authorities' strategic policies, none-more-so than China and India; two of the world’s biggest carbon emitters.   South Asia has witnessed a growth in energ...

67 min
6 November 2023
Season 4 Episode 8: Adapting to Heat - Preparing Industry for Climate Extremes

“Adapting industries to, and preparing them for, a warmer world will be essential for the future successful functioning of societies of all nations.” Said Dr Tim Fox, co author of the IMechE’s latest report on Climate adaption.   The report entitled 'Adapting Industry...

77 min
9 October 2023
Season 4 Episode 7: Paying It Forward - Leading the Institution Through Member Volunteering

During the first week of September the Institution hosted Volunteer Week.  A back-to-back week of committee meetings and networking, enabling members from all over the world to take part in a wide range of activities. As a Chair of a Division of the IMechE, this was a great...

47 min
8 August 2023
Season 4 Live Episode - Formula Student 2023

Impulse to Innovation was back at Formula Student this year to celebrate the competition's 25th Anniversary. The episode went out live on the 20th July and this podcast is an edited version of that live show. It is great to be back in the race control building overlooking w...

124 min
21 June 2023
Season 4 Episode 5: Levelling Up - What to Expect from the Introduction of T-Levels

The T-level was initially mooted back in 2017 by the British government as a new, unified technical qualification which would replace the BTEC and simplify vocational education routes. After several years of development, The Department for Education (DfE) launched the t-leve...

46 min
18 May 2023
Season 4 Episode 4: Leading from the Front - Equipping Young Engineers with Essential Management Skills

Leading and managing people, projects, or teams, requires more than a high degree of technical knowledge. Experience and education provide the foundation for success in an engineering manager's role, but it also requires a great deal of foresight and strategic thinking and j...

67 min
26 April 2023
Season 4 Special Episode: Augmenting Human Cognition – The Growth of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

The idea of 'a machine that thinks' dates back to ancient Greece times, but since the advent of electronic computing and the overwhelming amount of data generated by the human race in the last 50 years, the realisation of intelligent machines that can think like humans has b...

125 min
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