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Inspired Engineering – Lisa

October 16th, 2017

It’s European Minerals Day! YAY! http://www.mineralsday.eu

Inspired Engineering – L

October 3rd, 2017

Challenges and alternatives: regulations and legislation Ceramics, polymers and composites The inevitable phase-out of mercury as an ingredient in polymers has now officially ended and as from the 01 October 2017 a polymer containing mercury can no longer be purchased. In dentistry it was also banned this year on children, pregnant women and nursing mothers, […]

Inspired Engineering – L

October 1st, 2017

My most recent work is a cast plastic pallet 2017 110cm x 90cm x 14cm which originally was a found object that caught my attention due to not quite knowing where it came from at the time, but through research it was from the Suntory Whisky factory in Japan. A self-funded project I cut the […]

Inspired Engineering-L

October 21st, 2013

Currently working with graphite powder and resin composite. Carbon fibre, coal and graphite are all fascinating materials to work with. Looking forward to Andre Geim talking Graphene at Bristol Festival of Ideas this Wed and learning more http://www.ideasfestival.co.uk/2013/events/andre-geim/  

Inspired Engineering-L

September 26th, 2013

Dr Richard Trask (ACCIS) visited our studio at Spike Island recently, great to catch up and discuss the current research at the dept and to show some of the projects we have completed; one of which was inspired by the carbon fibre material we were working with at ACCIS. Further information can be found at […]

Inspired Engineering-L

March 31st, 2011

As developing technologies and material capabilities from industry continue to offer us solutions for realising creative ideas. How can they be applied to academic research?

Inspired Engineering-Lisa

March 21st, 2011

Understanding the challenges that science and innovative research carries within industry, how do we overcome material and design challenges by problem solving creatively. What are the similarities between our works?

The poet and the medic

March 15th, 2011

‘White coat and purple coat A sleeve from both he sews. […] White coat and purple coat can each be worn in turn[?]’ Dannie Abse, Song for Pythagoras Dannie Abse qualified as a doctor in 1950, but published his first collection of poetry in 1948.  He continued to combine his medical and writing careers for […]

Our bodies…

March 11th, 2011

“Our bodies eventually become our own autobiographies” I think this is a fascinating idea.  As someone in my family progresses with terminal illness I wonder to what degree this can be true.  Sure, our bodies display the marks of the things that have happened to us – scars from operations, from falling over in the […]

Inspired engineering – Lisa Scantlebury’s perspective

March 10th, 2011

I am back in a learning situation and it means a lot to me both as an artist and fabricator. I think I know about “stuff” and suddenly I have access to new equipment, processes, materials and research. What does it mean to have that access and expertise, an expert within an expert culture? How […]