Trevor Baylis

Encouraging Invention in Britain Today

Intelligence Squared | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Tech
Intelligence Squared

We can be proud of the long list of inventions that hail from these islands: the steam engine, railways, steel production, the electric motor, radio, computers, antibiotics, radar, DNA research, industrial automation and the worldwide web have all have their roots in pioneering British work. A Japanese survey once found that 56 per cent of the world's greatest inventions come from these shores.

Media Studies Or Classics? It's a No Brainer

Hilary Robinson | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Hilary Robinson

Shakespeare once said "the education of circumstance is superior to that of tuition" and so when I am asked, as if often the case, about the perception and relevance of media studies compared with traditional subjects, I remain ambivalent.

Schoolboy Scoops £30,000 Prize For Car Seat Invention

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Schoolboy Joseph Weaver scooped a £30,000 prize after winning a competition with his invention The Snug Hug. The 16-year-old could become a househ...