Shaping Our Cities for an Ageing Population

ageing-societyThe World Health Organisation’s campaign to create a global network of “age-friendly cities” – with easy access to buildings and facilities, better public transport, underpinned by slower paced and stronger communities – is gathering support. But during an age of austerity and continued cuts, is it realistic to expect UK local authorities to invest in a set of principles that look to have a potentially vast price tag?

Interview with Teena Gade: Rally Engineer and Researcher

Teena Gade

Teena Gade

Teena is a vehicle dynamics researcher at Coventry University and a consultant to the motorsport industry. She’s only 33, but she has already worked as an aerodynamicist with the Williams Formula One team and as a rally engineer with Prodrive. Recently featured in The Guardian as a role model for aspiring female engineers, we interview her to find out more about her work…