• Question: Have any of your designs been copied (not necessarily in a bad way), and how did you react?

    Asked by Alice.L to Shruti, Mark, Faranak on 18 Mar 2019.
    • Photo: Shruti Turner

      Shruti Turner answered on 18 Mar 2019:

      Hmm, I’m not sure to be honest. I remember at school one of my D&T projects was copied by a girl I really didn’t get on with. I wasn’t very happy about that!
      I’m really not sure about any designs or work that I’ve done throughout my engineering career. I’d like to think that I’ve done something good enough that someone would want to take bits and adapt them maybe, but I just don’t know.
      In research, it is common etiquette to acknowledge if you’ve used someone else’s work. I would be very flattered if someone thought my work was good enough to want to use it!