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This programme, presented by Kate Bellingham, is about women and innovation. The first item is about the 'Thermobleep' - an audible thermometer for the blind, invented by two 15 year old girls at C...ardinal Newman School in Luton, for which they have won awards from the Engineering Council. The second item is about Ada, Countess of Lovelace and her work related to Charles Babbage's 'Analytical Engine'. The final item is an interview with Helen Appleton and Priyanthe Fernando from Intermediate Technology, an organisation which works with women in developing countries to innovate for the well-being of their communities.
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Series: Technology Faculty Radio; Series T007
Episode 5
First transmission date: 1997-08-24
Published: 1997
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Duration: 00:29:38
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Producer: Sybilla Wilson
Contributors: Kate Bellingham; Louise Berry; Sarah Skinner; Maurice Perry; Olivia Carruthers; Doron Swade; Helen Appleton; Priyanthe Fernando
Publisher: BBC Open University
Master spool number: 96YT0441
Production number: 96YT0441
Available to public: no