Dorking to Reigate Heath

Slowly recce’ing a countryside route from Dorking to Redhill or a Dorking -Reigate loop. Got lost at Betchworth the first time,made it through this time but lost at Reigate Heath and after much fruitless circling made more complicated by bits of golf club, gave up due to weather. However nice place for lunch as there is a windmill which is also a church that still has services – only one in the UK

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Without borders

After three years of hate being perpetually spread by Brexit, the US election and across Europe, with the upcoming European elections, it’s useful to be reminded of where many decent people devout hours of their lives to help people in another country. Their organisations aren’t faultless and often have a western dominated views but they can still inspire. Professors and lecturers without borders:http://www.prowibo.com/announcing-new-partnership-with-lecturers-without-borders-scied-network/ Who knew – there’s bees without borders, clowns without borders and many…

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Chemical Process Engineering and Virtual Reality at Surrey

Our new AR & VR in Education network visited our in-house processing plant in Chemical and Process Engineering: http:// https://www.surrey.ac.uk/features/new-chemical-engineering-facility-replicates-industrial-experience-students-0 The students manage the plant which processes chemicals including all the health and safety requirements. They also need to manage the environmental impact including the real CO2 emissions generated by the plant. The Director of Learning and Teaching for Chemical and Process Engineering, Professor Esat Alpay won a HEFCE grant to develop a virtual reality…

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Injustice

A friend has been editing a book about austerity and this will be released soon. We live in a deeply unjust society in the UK where the most vulnerable are hit hardest. A study linked over 120,000 deaths to austerity policies in recent years, there are also other deaths from NHS, policing and other public services. Many people are suffering. There are many kind people trying to step in and help so it is not…

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