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RB Plant | Multi-Disciplinary Engineering Design | Parents talking

Parental Influences in engineering

That young people’s attitudes and opinions align largely with their parents on many topics comes as no surprise, and attitudes to engineering appear to be no exception. According to Engineering UK, a report linking the views of over 4,000 young people and their...

RB Plant | Multi-Disciplinary Engineering Consultancy | Molecule

Re-engineering bacteria to eat plastic

Plastic pollution accounts for around 14 million tonnes of plastic ending up in the earth’s oceans every year. From entangling them, to suffocating, them to ending up in the bodies of sea creatures, plastic pollution is having a massive impact on ocean ecosystems...

RB Plant | Multi-Disciplinary Engineering Consultancy | Solar panels

Solar panels that generate electricity at night.

Earth continuously receives huge amounts of solar energy from the Sun of which around 30% is instantly reflected from surfaces like snow, particles in the atmosphere, and clouds back into space. The remaining 70% warms the planet. However, that energy doesn’t...

Setting objectives and key results

Objectives and Key Results (OKR) is a collaborative, longer-term, goal-setting framework used by teams to align and engage around a set of measurable objectives which can be tracked over an allotted span of time. Crucially, OKRs are a framework that helps a...