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Explosive Effects On Structures (EES) module – a day with Alford Technologies

04/05/2021|Tags: , , , |

On the 9th of March 2021 a group of us from the Explosive Effects on Structures module embarked on a trip to Alford Technologies in Wells. Alford Technologies specialises in developing explosive tools to support Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Breaching/Explosive Method of Entry and Explosive Engineering communities – so a great place to partake in our first face to face practical of the year. So far that week we had learnt about how blast effects different structures and materials, and it was now time to see some of that theory in action.

Cranfield’s women in defence: Dr Sarah Morris, Senior Lecturer in Digital Investigation

08/03/2021|Tags: , , , , |

Sarah’s work in digital investigation and forensics involves her gathering information from digital devices ranging from washing machines to smart watches. It includes supporting law enforcement in their day-to-day operations and providing intelligence for ongoing activities either in the military or police, and providing cutting-edge knowledge of how to work with devices, in particular research methods as devices change so often.

Cranfield’s women in defence: Dr Anicée Van Engeland, Associate Professor of International Security & Law

08/03/2021|Tags: , , , |

Anicée is a leading academic authority in Iranian affairs and innovator in the study of Islamic law, examining human rights, security and conflict. Her research has been used to provide a bottom-up perspective analysis on de-radicalisation and she has engaged directly with armed groups, for example in Syria, to bridge gaps in understanding humanitarian law.

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