June 14, 2013, by Tara de Cozar

Design at Nottingham – you really should have a look

I was wandering back from Chemistry earlier (where I was talking to Sam Tang about some very interesting video material we have – watch this space…) and my route to the office took me past the Engineering and Learning Sciences Centre. I was confronted by these…

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I was intrigued, so ventured in. Turns out it’s an amazing student exhibition – you should go and have a look. Design at Nottingham is the degree show for final year students on the Product Design and Manufacture Course in the Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering. Designs exhibited include a paintball gun, a vacuum cleaner for cars, a dive computer which aids underwater communication and improved chairs for economy class passengers on aeroplanes.

I snapped some of the stands, but you really should go and have a look yourself.

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It’s open today till 5pm, tomorrow and Sunday from 10am-4pm, and then Monday and Tuesday 9am-5pm. You can get course and exhibition info through the Design at Nottingham website (as well as looking at previous year’s exhibitions) or from course director Simon Harrison. Go visit – and let us know what you think!

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