Citations with the tag: DRAYSON, Paul, 1960-
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- News Breaks.
// Aviation Week & Space Technology; 3/12/2007, Vol. 166 Issue 11, p75
The article announces that Paul Drayson has been appointed minister of state for defense equipment and support in Great Britain.
- Drayson lauds new electric Lola LMP1.
// Motor Sport News: The Voice of British Motorsport; 1/18/2012, p5
The article reports on the praise given by Lord Drayson to his all-electric LMP1 Lola racing automobile protype, which was unveiled at Autosport Intenational Show in January 2012.
- DRAYSON GOES GREEN.
// Australian Auto Action; 3/2/2011, Issue 1430, p13
The article reports that team Drayson Racing, run by former British government minister of science Lord Paul Drayson, has decided to withdraw from the American Le Mans Series in favor of the world's first electric racing series, the EVCUP.
- The gene business.
Beachy, Roger // New Scientist; 4/6/2002, Vol. 173 Issue 2337, p52
Presents the views of biotechnologists on the issue of the contribution of biotechnology on world transformation. Position of Carl Feldbaum, president of Biotechnology Industry Organization; Views of Paul Drayson, president of BioIndustry Association; Explanations from Peter Goodfellow, senior...
- World land speed record attempt sets out to inspire young engineers.
Noble, Richard // Environmental Engineering; Winter2008-2009, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p18
This article presents information on the Bloodhound Project launched by British Science and Innovation Minister Lord Paul Drayson at the Science Museum in London, England. This project is being led by Richard Noble of the Order of the British Empire. Under the project, a car, called Bloodhound...
- Bomb robots meet changing terror threat.
Noble, Richard // Professional Engineering; 1/10/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p45
The article focuses on the remote-controlled robots created by Remotec Inc. as replacement to the Wheelbarrow technology used since 1970 in Great Britain. The bomb disposal robots, manufactured under a �65 million contract, are aimed to anticipate the varying aspects of terrorism. Remotec took...
Pullin, John // Professional Engineering; 10/7/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 17, p3
In this article the author discusses the preference of Lord Paul Rudd Drayson, science and innovation minister in Great Britain, to include science, technology and engineering as an election issue. He affirms that though people tend to be cynical about it, the matter is going to be a critical...
- Government calls for more science heroes to boost STEM.
Pullin, John // Education (14637073); 3/13/2009, Issue 347, p3
The article reports on calls by British science minister Lord Paul Drayson to increase the number of scholars and scientists who visit and promote learning in schools. Details are given outlining statistics regarding the involvement of science, technology, engineering and math professionals in...
- Agent for Change.
Barrie, Douglas // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 10/19/2009, Vol. 171 Issue 15, p32
The article reports on the advantages of having a space agency to Great Britain, according to Science Minister Paul Drayson. Drayson claims that the lack of an agency disadvantages the country within the European Space Agency as it complicates funding and planning issues within government. One...
- Positive spin.
Zolfagharifard, Ellie // Engineer (00137758); 8/15/2011, Vol. 296 Issue 7822, p30
The article focuses on Paul Drayson, president of Motorsports Industry Association, who left a 7-year politics to compete in 2008 Petit Le Mans race. He graduated his engineering and doctorate in robotics in Aston University in Birmingham, England. Drayson believes that his experience in racing...
- La Sarthe challenge is Drayson's big dream.
Zolfagharifard, Ellie // Motor Sport News: The Voice of British Motorsport; 2/1/2012, p29
The article reports that Lord Paul Drayson aims to include its B12/69-EV vehicle into the Le Mans 24 Hours racing competition.
- A rescue plan for UK physics funding.
Brumfiel, Geoff // Nature; 3/11/2010, Vol. 464 Issue 7286, p155
The article reports on the plan of Paul Drayson, Great Britain science minister, to reform the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), the main research council that offers funding for particle physics and astronomy. The plan has gained tentative support from the physics community....
- Engine of Change.
Barrie, Douglas // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 11/7/2005, Vol. 163 Issue 18, p38
This article reports that the British government is attempting to use key procurement decisions to drive through fundamental changes in Great Britain's defense-aerospace industrial base. Essential elements of its Defense Industrial Strategy (DIS) will be unveiled by year-end, when the government...
- Missing Magic.
Barrie, Douglas // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 11/14/2005, Vol. 163 Issue 19, p83
The article reports that Great Britain's Merlin antisubmarine warfare upgrade runs into ministerial difficulty. Paul Drayson, the minister for defense procurement, is the stumbling block for the 800-million-pound project. He declined to sign off on the Merlin capability sustainment plus (CSP)...
- Protected Species.
Barrie, Douglas // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 6/26/2006, Vol. 164 Issue 26, p35
This article reports that in order to secure the future of military rotorcraft development and manufacture in Great Britain, the British Defense Ministry and AgustaWestland Inc. have inked a strategic partnering agreement, with the ministry also ordering 70 Future Lynx helicopters. The...
- Super science.
Barrie, Douglas // Primary Teachers; May2009, p4
The article offers information about the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Ambassadors programme which allows every school in Great Britain to have its own science hero to inspire more pupils to pursue STEM subjects and careers. It notes that the programme has 19,000 volunteers...
Sorrell, John; Davey, Andy; Drayson, Lord; Seymour, Richard // Design Week; 11/13/2008, Vol. 23 Issue 46, p13
The article discusses the views of executives on what it takes to get them to drive an electric car. John Sorrell says that he appreciates the way when one is driving an electric car, he can whizz around London so easily and park in the smallest spaces. Andy Davey emphasizes that he will give up...
- Sir George Cox presses Mandelson to push design.
Pacey, Emly // Design Week; 10/9/2008, Vol. 23 Issue 41, p5
The article reports on the Cabinet reshuffle in October 2008 which may influence design policy in England. The reshuffle includes the appointment of Peter Madelson as Business Secretary, and Lord Paul Drayson as Innovation Minister. It highlights the statement of Former Design Council chairman...
- "We're heading into a golden age for motorspot engineering".
Burt, Matt // Motor Sport News: The Voice of British Motorsport; 3/16/2011, p29
An interview with Lord Paul Drayson, president of the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) is presented. When asked about the primary issue confronting motorsport in terms of environmental pressures, he refers to the danger of climate change and suggests on laying a premium on low emissions. He...
- World WATCH.
Burt, Matt // Pharmaceutical Executive; Apr2003, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p18
Presents international news on pharmaceutical companies as of April 2003. Appointment of Gerald Moller as company chairman Powderject after the resignation of Paul Drayson; Refusal of Drayson to accept a takeover from bid from U.S. company Chiron; Failure of drug company GlaxoSmithKline to...
- JSF Operational Sovereignty Is Vital for UK Defence Interests.
Burt, Matt // Military Technology; 2006, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p8
The article presents a speech by Lord Drayson, the Minister for Defence Procurement of Great Britain, delivered at Washington in March 2006. He discusses the country's perspective regarding the Joint Strike Fighter program, its importance to the future military capability of Great Britain and...
- UK Completes Defence Acquisition Reform.
Burt, Matt // Military Technology; 2007, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p108
The article reports that British Minister of State for Defence Procurement Paul Rudd Drayson has launched a new organization called Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) that will support the British Armed Forces for its operations. The establishment of the organization is part of the...
- Brave New World.
Barrie, Douglas; Butler, Amy // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 7/21/2008, Vol. 169 Issue 3, p31
The article reports that Great Britain's Team Complex Weapons (Team CW) effort has received the formal approval of Ann Taylor, the minister for defense equipment and support, at the Farnborough air show in England. The authorization was given 24 months after the initiative was unveiled by her...
- Economy 'must rely more on manufacturing'.
Barrie, Douglas; Butler, Amy // Professional Engineering; 3/11/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p5
The article reports on the projection of the important role of engineering firms in rebalancing the economy in Great Britain. Science minister Lord Drayson asserts on this perspective during the inauguration of Big Bang science and engineering fair in London, to inspire the next generation of...
- Contest will bring urban defence home to engineers.
Barrie, Douglas; Butler, Amy // Professional Engineering; 3/21/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p15
The article offers information about the "Grand Challenge" competition sponsored by the Ministry of Defense in Great Britain. The contest is intended to encourage engineers and scientists to develop innovations that would help the armed forces on the frontline. Defense minister Paul Drayson...
- Drayson confirms participation in Formula E electric racing.
Barrie, Douglas; Butler, Amy // Engineer (Online Edition); 1/11/2013, p12
The article reports on the decision of electric racing company Drayson Racing Technologies to participate in the all-electric motor racing competition, Formula E, in 2014. Company owner Paul Drayson said that his team will use a car from series promoter Formula E Holdings during the competition....
- U.K. GOVERNMENT TO STUDY SPACE STRATEGY.
Barrie, Douglas; Butler, Amy // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 6/29/2009, Vol. 170 Issue 26, p22
The article reports on the launch of the Space Innovation and Growth Team (IGT) study by Paul Drayson, British minister of state for science and innovation, on June 25, 2009. The study aims to identify critical areas for support in the British space sector to secure its future. The help of top...
- NEWS: Race is on to develop IPT technology.
ZOLFAGHARIFARD, ELLIE // Engineer (Online Edition); 8/15/2011, p14
The article reports on the plan of Drayson Racing Technology to market the HaloIPT's system to the motorsport industry in Great Britain. It states that the move is a testament of the strong competition with regards to the inductive power transfer (IPT) technology in electric vehicles. The...
- INTERVIEW - PAUL DRAYSON: Positive spin.
Zolfagharifard, Ellie // Engineer (Online Edition); 8/15/2011, p30
The article profiles Motorsport Industry Association president Paul Drayson in Great Britain. It highlights the concerns of Drayson on the need of the engineering industry to stay optimistic to survive. It mentions his passion in motorsports that he left his job as defence procurement minister...
Zolfagharifard, Ellie // Electronics Weekly; 2/22/2012, Issue 2497, p31
The article reports that a 10-firm consortium is improving the range of today's electric vehicles. The consortium leader Paul Drayson says that the aim is to perfect a multitude of novel electric vehicle (EV) technologies and ultimately to transfer them to road cars. It is also informed that...
- Q & A.
Zolfagharifard, Ellie // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 12/11/2006, Vol. 165 Issue 23, p75
The article reports on the scheduled visit of British Defense Procurement Minister Paul Drayson in the U.S. in December 2006. During his visit, Drayson will ask questions about Joint Strike Fighter technology sharing and will meet with U.S. Department of Defense acquisition chief, Kenneth Krieg,...
- Slow progress in ship industry talks holds back carrier delivery.
Zolfagharifard, Ellie // Professional Engineering; 2/21/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p4
The article reports that the delivery of new aircraft carriers might be delayed due to the slow progress in ship industry negotiations in Great Britain. The carriers will be designed and built by an alliance between several ship manufacturing companies. Several options to consolidate BAE Systems...
- NEWS BREAKS: EUROPE.
Zolfagharifard, Ellie // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 7/27/2009, Vol. 171 Issue 4, p17
This section offers news briefs related to the aviation industry in Europe. Great Britain's minister in charge of space, Paul Drayson, has announced the plan of the government to drop its traditional opposition to involvement in manned spaceflight activities. The net profit of MTU Aero Engines...
- How Lord Drayson plans to revolutionise sportscars.
Ladbrook, Rob // Motor Sport News: The Voice of British Motorsport; 2/1/2012, p29
The article reports that Drayson Racing Technologies revealed the all electric Le Mans Prototype racing automobile at the Autosport International Show held in January 2012. It states that the Drayson-Lola b12/69-EV automobile is based on Lola's B12LMP1 chassis, which attempts to show the...
- Innovations in healthcare displayed at NHS Expo.
Ladbrook, Rob // Operating Theatre Journal; Jul/Aug2009, Issue 226/227, p4
Information about the National Health Service (NHS) Innovation Expo on June 18-19, 2009 in Great Britain is presented. The event showcased the state-of-the-art medical innovations of Imperial College London being used in NHS Trust and clinical practice such as a robot capable to perform virtual...
- Purchasing Power.
Barrie, Douglas // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 3/6/2006, Vol. 164 Issue 10, p31
The article reports that Great Britain is contemplating fundamental reform in its approach to defense acquisitions. The latest acquisition reform effort is borne out of the Defense Procurement Agency's (DPA) Defense Industrial Strategy (DIS) policy document, unveiled in December 2005. Paul...
- Government determined to make UK leader in low-carbon vehicle usage.
Tonkin, Ian // Commercial Motor; 9/17/2009, Vol. 210 Issue 5349, p13
Information on issues discussed at the Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV) 2009 seminar held at Millbrook Proving Grounds, England, in September 2009 is presented. Great Britain Minister for business, Paul Drayson emphasized the government's commitment of turning the country into a global leader in LCV...
- Britain reevaluates taxes on patent income.
Dolgin, Elie // Nature Medicine; Jan2010, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p13
The article reports on the plan of the British government to reevaluate the taxes on revenue from patents related research. This plan is called patent box scheme designed to be effective in April 2013 that sets the corporation tax rate at 10% down from 28% on patent income's main rate. According...
- State to blame for low LPG take-up.
Tonkin, Ian // Motor Transport; 9/17/2009, p7
The article reports on the statement of Mercedes-Benz AG regarding the lack of government incentives and policy regarding the use of alternative-fuel in Great Britain. The company says that the liquified petroleum gas (LPG) was attractive when it was introduced in 2005, but due to the increased...
- Physical sciences R&D 'must not be cut'.
Tonkin, Ian // Professional Engineering; 3/11/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p11
The article reports on the warning given by a group of prominent academics to the British government against reducing the research funds into physical sciences. The group asserts on the risk of diverting research funds to health and biosciences instead of physical sciences which is being argued...
- INTERVIEW - PAUL DRAYSON: Q&A Motor head.
Tonkin, Ian // Engineer (Online Edition); 8/15/2011, p31
An interview with Motorsport Industry Association president Paul Drayson in Great Britain is presented. He recounts the influence of watching motor racing with father on his passion for science and engineering. Drayson reveals that the British engineering talent has long worked across the globe...
- UK MoD Confirms Tanker Programmme.
Tonkin, Ian // Military Technology; 2007, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p89
The article reports on the confirmation of British Minister for Defense Procurement Lord Drayson regarding the Future Strategic Tanker Aircraft (FSTA) Private Funded Initiative (PFI) deal in Great Britain. According to Drayson, the government has approved a PFI solution that would replace fleet...
- A 4th ASTUTE For the Royal Navy.
Tonkin, Ian // Military Technology; 2007, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p94
The article reports on the defense contract received by BAE Systems Submarines from the Ministry of Defense to commence the fourth Astute Class Submarine HMS AUDACIOUS for the Royal Navy in Great Britain. According to Lord Drayson, minister for Defense Equipment and Support, the move...
Tonkin, Ian // New Scientist; 11/22/2008, Vol. 199 Issue 2683, p10
The article offers comments of several people of Great Britain on science topics. The chief medical officer Liam Donaldson has condemned a government review's recommendation that explicit consent should be required before organs from a dead body can be used for transplants. Science minister Paul...
- Chevaline Redux?
Barrie, Douglas; Butler, Amy // Aviation Week & Space Technology; 11/27/2006, Vol. 165 Issue 21, p96
The article discusses the efforts to provide greater technical input into the nonnuclear payload and systems of any Trident-based successor to the nuclear deterrent of Great Britain. The country has been studying more involvement with the U.S. should it decide to pursue a future nuclear...