Biomimicry – imitating nature to solve engineering problems.

From cockleburs and termite mounds to lotus leaves and bats’ wings, nature has been evolving solutions to the world’s problems for billions of years.

Isobel Ashbey, a Physicist in our Applied Science Group, discusses how recent advances in imaging and analytical techniques empower us to move beyond a hap-hazard ‘inspired by nature’ approach towards more pro-active solution hunting.

Isobel Ashbey
Tech for Good Lead

I look for opportunities for CC to have a positive impact on key societal and environmental issues by collaborating with organisations who need help with multidisciplinary technology innovation.

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