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1 in 5 students awarded a first-class degree
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, January 26, 2015
20% of graduates are receiving first-class degrees from UK universities, according to the latest university league tables published by UK institutions.  Nearly 80,000 students were awarded the ...
VATN displays with the Midas touch
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, January 23, 2015
Coming soon to Rapid is a range of VATN (Vertically Aligned Twisted Nematic) LCD displays from Midas Components – offering a wider viewing angle, higher contrast ratio and blacker background tha...
CES 2015 - the coolest tech from the ultimate gadget show
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, January 20, 2015
There is no time for the January blues at the Consumer Electronics Show. In the early days of each New Year Las Vegas plays host to the world''s biggest trade show for consumer tech, dazzling delegates...
Get inspired with Rapid at Bett 2015
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, January 08, 2015
The education world is gearing up for Bett 2015 – the UK’s biggest educational technology show, which takes place at Excel London from January 21-24. This year''s keynote speakers include J...
17,000 unqualified teachers working in UK state schools
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, January 05, 2015
17,000 unqualified teachers in the UK are working in state-funded primary and secondary schools, according to research conducted by the Labour party. It is estimated that 430,000 pupils are affected...
Space odyssey for Raspberry Pi
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, December 17, 2014
A new frontier will open up for the Raspberry Pi next year, when two of the credit-card sized single board computers will accompany British astronaut Tim Peake on his mission to the International Spac...
Exchange rate falls on foreign trips for schools
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, December 04, 2014
A new survey has revealed the declining popularity of foreign exchange programmes in UK schools. A couple of weeks away in France used to be a rite of passage for language students taking GCSEs or A...
Spot the difference with the FLIR TG165
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, November 26, 2014
The Flir TG165 - now available from Rapid - is a real game changer for IR thermometry. Combining true thermal detection with a portable ergonomic design, the TG165 puts new power into the hands of ma...
Universities hit by marking ban
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, November 20, 2014
Students in the UK have been affected by a marking ban by academics at 69 universities.  The boycott by university teachers and lecturers was a response to plans to change pension agreements. St...
Cars "see pedestrians" via sensor-based system
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, November 18, 2014
Reducing the number of pedestrians killed by cars is the objective of a new sensor-based system being trialled by Ford and scheduled to be rolled out commercially in 2015. The ''pre-collision assist'' ...
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