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Upcoming Events

Scottish Engineering - Breakfast Briefing

1st December 2021 8:00 am

In our final Breakfast Briefing of 2021, Dermot Cole from our HR and Legal Team will cover the steps an employer can take to deal with matters that happen away from work, such as Christmas nights out. Dermot will cover the difficulties…

IOR - What did COP mean for Heating and Cooling

1st December 2021 10:00 am

This meeting will explore how the output of the COP meeting in Glasgow will impact the heating and cooling landscape of the future.

James Watt School of Engineering - Challenges and Opportunities in Heat Decarbonisation

1st December 2021 1:30 pm

Decarbonising heat is key to achieving Net Zero so academia, industry and businesses all have a vital role to play. We are delighted to invite you to come and join us at our Net-Zero Workshop Series – “Challenges and Opportunities in…

RPhil - The Gendered Brain: Do you have a female brain or a male brain? Or are we asking the wrong question?

1st December 2021 7:30 pm

For centuries both neuroscience and behavioural science have been pursuing a Hunt the Difference agenda, trying to find ways of characterising the differences between the brains and behaviour of females and males. But are they asking…

EI - What was achieved at COP26

2nd December 2021 11:00 am

At this debate, expert speakers will review the progress made at COP26 against the goals the UK Government set out, and discuss the implications for UK climate change and energy policy.

The PM has said that ‘COP26 must be a…

IChemE - Process Safety – Five Decades of War Stories

2nd December 2021 12:00 pm

Process safety is an integral part of most chemical engineers responsibilities. It has been a significant feature of the presenter’s career since his first role as a chemical engineer on a petrochemical site in the mid-1970s. All of the…

IOR - The History of Flammable Refrigerants - Celebrate the anniversary of the formation of the IOR

2nd December 2021 4:00 pm

This talk will explore the history of the development and use of flammable refrigerants.

Join us on the 2nd of December for this IOR Anniversary Celebratory Event.

On the 8th December 1899 the IOR was formed at a…

Summerlee Industrial Heritage Museum - Hear the Mighty Compton Cinema Organ

4th December 2021 2:00 pm

Festive music! Hear the mighty Compton Cinema Organ played by multi-award winning musician Aaron Hawthorn. The power of the organ means you can listen while enjoying lunch in the café.

Please note, these are promenade…

ICE - John Rennie and the Aberdeenshire Canal

6th December 2021 6:00 pm

Not surprisingly after the passing of a couple of centuries, the full role that John Rennie played in the building of the Aberdeenshire Canal is now not entirely clear.

For a number of years prior to 1793, the building of a canal…

IET - Multiple unmanned aircraft: formations and swarms

6th December 2021 9:00 pm

This webinar will explore both the opportunities and challenges, technical and regulatory in exploiting the use of unmanned aircraft in formations and swarms.

IMechE - Swimming Microrobots for Biomedical Applications

7th December 2021 6:00 pm

Swimming microrobots are envisioned to be able to freely move inside the human body and reach currently inaccessible areas to perform delicate biomedical operations such as diagnosis, surgery, cell transportation, and localized drug…

IES - From world’s biggest offshore windfarm to world’s biggest and best value offshore windfarm

7th December 2021 6:30 pm

Joint meeting with RINA

Hornsea 1 is currently the world’s biggest offshore windfarm at 1200MW. This lecture will look at how knowledge gained from building Hornsea 1 led to a 60% CFD price drop on the Hornsea 2 windfarm, which will take the crown of…

IMechE - Electric Vehicles: Grid Melter or Grid Helper? Christmas Family Lecture

7th December 2021 6:30 pm

What will it mean for the UK’s energy system, could it create issues, or could it be of benefit? Our experts tackle that and other electric car-related concerns.

Guest Speakers


ICE - Bullying vs banter, webinar

8th December 2021 12:30 pm

Bullying and harassment unfortunately remain a reality in some workplaces and can be devastating to our performance, confidence and sense of wellbeing. Are you able to recognise the difference between bullying and banter? Do you know…

CIBSE - Indoor Air Quality

8th December 2021 5:00 pm

The CIBSE HVAC Group welcomes you to join us on the 8th of December for a discussion on Indoor Air Quality – a topic that must be viewed with even more importance in post-pandemic design. The session will comprise of an hour of…

RAeS Webinar: Human Factors

8th December 2021 7:00 pm

Further details to be announced - speaker details - Jean Page, Head of Human Factors, BAE Systems – Air

RPhil - The making, keeping and losing of memory

8th December 2021 7:30 pm

Understanding memory and helping to develop treatments for those with memory problems are two connected ‘Grand Challenges’ of contemporary neuroscience.

The primary research interest of my group is the neurobiology of learning…

TCPA - The Garden City opportunity - making it happen

9th December 2021 10:00 am

Across the UK there is a chronic shortage of affordable housing, and this housing crisis is damaging people’s life chances. At the same time, much of the new housing being delivered is badly designed and in places which lack the basic…

IStructE - Research on structural robustness design of tall concrete buildings

13th December 2021 6:00 pm

It is widely recognised that in order to design and construct resilient buildings and infrastructure, able to withstand and recover from extreme events, structural robustness needs to be considered to limit the extent of damage or even…

IMechE - How Sustainable is Decarbonisation?

13th December 2021 6:30 pm

Following from the Paris Agreement’s ambitions for ‘net zero’ greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, EESG member and presenter Professor Ian Arbon will outline the next steps that will immediately follow, addressing the key question: “Is the…

IET - Nuclear Fusion Technologies – Challenges and Opportunities

14th December 2021 12:00 pm

The webinar features two presentations;

Presentation 1: Spherical Tokamaks and Tokamak Energy Development for Faster Fusion

Spherical tokamaks (STs) have unique properties that make them especially…

IMechE - Hydrogen - its role in the Energy Transition

15th December 2021 11:30 am

This Webinar provides an insight into Hydrogen, its importance in the energy transition and the opportunities this creates for individuals working within the Oil & Gas and other sectors.

Following publication of the UK and…

ICE - Concretene, graphene enhanced concrete, online

15th December 2021 12:00 pm

After water, concrete is the most widely used substance on Earth.

It’s also responsible for 8-10% of global CO2 emissions.

Engineers from Nationwide Engineering and scientists from The University of Manchester’s Graphene…

RPhil -Eugenics: A Dark History and Troubling Present

15th December 2021 7:30 pm

Eugenics is a set of beliefs and practices that aim to improve the genetic quality of a human population, historically by excluding people and groups judged to be inferior or promoting those judged to be superior. In recent years, the…

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