Most prestigious prize in engineering

The search is on for contenders for the most prestigious prize in engineering, the Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Award gold medal, awarded for innovative

engineering projects that benefit society. Closing date for entries is 29 February, and four short-listed projects will be chosen in the summer. The winner will receive £50,000, plus a gold medal inscribed with Archimedes famous words: `Give me a fulcrum and a lever long enough and I will move the world.’

* www.raeng.org.uk