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HORNERS’ STUDENT DESIGN IN PLASTICS AWARD CEREMONY 2020

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The winner of the 2020 Design Innovation in Plastics (DIP) competition has attempted to tackle one of the most pressing problems of the modern urban age. Kristen Tapping, a third year product design student from London South Bank University, created a bicycle wheel with pollution filters, that uses movement to actively purify the air. Her Rolloe – Roll off Emissions wheel operates in the busiest, most polluted roadways, requiring zero energy to function, except for pedal…

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HORNER’ SUMMER DINNER

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On 10th June we were unable to come together, as planned, for our Charity Dinner, following the June Court meeting.  This, however, did not stop sixty two Horners joining in a virtual party! We were joined by Murray Craig, Clerk of the Chamberlain’s Court and Alderman Vincent Keaveny, Sheriff of the City of London.  Both spoke to us between courses and were, as always, most interesting and entertaining. At the…

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HORNERS’ STUDENT DESIGN IN PLASTICS AWARD 2020

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Against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, the panel of renowned industry judges critiqued over 100 entries via video conference to choose their final six. Chairman of judges, Richard Brown, commented: “The six finalists’ entries offered a diverse range of solutions to challenges such as pollution, how to stay fit – particularly in confined spaces – and how to make best use of that space.  They showed a good grasp…

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