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From robotic motion to measuring climbing performance – showcasing biomechanics to young people

Her first encounter with biomechanics was training humanoid robots to perform human-like motion – and since then Nina Pernus hasn’t looked back. The University of Canterbury (UC) Biomechanics in Sports Coaching teaching assistant, and Bioengineering PhD student, now wants to show young people - and especially young women - the many opportunities available in the multidisciplinary field of biomechanics.

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Climate explained: rising carbon emissions (probably) won’t make the Earth uninhabitable

In the latest 'Climate Explained' piece for The Conversation, Dr Laura Revell writes that while rising carbon emissions won’t make Earth uninhabitable, it’s difficult to predict what the climate will do if a runaway greenhouse effect takes over.

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'The degree involves processes from planning lab scale experiments into huge industrial manufacture...'

Gene Kien Chen Liew
BE(Hons) in Chemical and Process Engineering and Bioprocess Engineering
Process and Plant Chemist, Aica Asia Holding Pte Ltd
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