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Upcoming Events

IMechE - Engineering in Space, Earthlings Boldly Going

3rd August 2021 12:30 pm


David Cullen, Steve Hobbs & Jenny Kingston, all of Cranfield University

AFBE-UK - Rise Above Yourself. Believe | Fail | Succeed

4th August 2021 5:00 pm

The AFBE Leadership would like you to join our host Dr Roy Bitrus and two special guest speakers from the RAF Wing Commander Manjeet Ghataora and Flt Lt Margaret Welton as they talk about their experience in the RAF and how they had to…

IChemE - COP26: Clean Transport

5th August 2021 9:00 am

Zero carbon transport is a huge issue if the water sector is going to get to net zero. While EV’s are an excellent option for many vehicles, there are a significant number of vehicles used in the sector that currently have no electric…

RPhil - Nature and Climate: an Emergency Response

11th August 2021 7:30 pm

Nature and Climate: an Emergency Response
Francesca Osowska, CEO of NatureScot (formerly Scottish Natural Heritage)

Ten years to save the planet. It doesn’t sound long enough. But our response to COVID-19…

RSE - Curious 2021 - Delivering clean energy from space

12th August 2021 3:00 pm

The utility of solar power to deliver useful energy services is limited by the daily day-night cycle.

However, ultra-lightweight mirrors in Earth orbit could in principle reflect sunlight onto large solar power farms at dawn and…

ICE - The History of the ICE & One Great George Street

14th August 2021 5:30 pm

ICE archivist, Carol Morgan, relives the history of the Institution and its famous headquarters - a four-domed grade II listed Edwardian building and one of the first steel framed buildings in the world. As well a brief review of the…

NI - Falkland Islands Conflict – General Belgrano

14th August 2021 7:00 pm

Jonty Powis served in the Royal Navy from 1974 - 2006, joining the Submarine service in 1978 and seeing action as the Navigator of HMS Conqueror in the Falklands conflict. He passed perisher course in 1986 and went on to command…

IET - Perspectives On Audio: Information vs Data; Fidelity vs Resolution

17th August 2021 7:00 pm

Audio bridges science and engineering with the complexity of the human listener. If we are to close that gap, we need to ask the right questions. This talk begins with a tutorial overview of topics in modern auditory science that are…

RSE - Curious 2021 - The science of the small

19th August 2021 1:00 pm

How nanotechnology is advancing healthcare

Nanotechnology is the science of the small. By small, we are talking about one-millionth of one millimetre. It is at this scale that much of nature operates. Plants and insects repel…

Scottish Engineering - First Line Management Training 2021

1st September 2021 10:00 am

We’re delighted to announce that due to popularity, we will be running a third cohort of our First Line Management training programme, a nine-session online training package aimed at those on the first rung of supervision and…

RPhil - Bestriding the world stage like a Colossos? Or "Doomed, we're all Doomed!"

1st September 2021 7:30 pm

Bestriding the (world) stage like a Colossus? Or Doomed, we’re all doomed  – Barbara, Baroness Young of Old Scone, FRSE, Chair of the Woodland Trust

In the lecture, I would lay out the scale and nature of the…

IOR - Heat Pumps -The Behaviour of the Heating System

7th September 2021 10:00 am

This module will explore the behaviour of a heat pump heating system and explore what needs to be considered when designing a heating system for a new building that will use a heat pump for the heating and cooling requirements.…

ICE - Learning from our mistakes, webinar

7th September 2021 5:30 pm

We learn from mistakes. Some are ours, some are not, but we’ve seen them happen and try to learn lessons from them.

A wander through problems experienced on a range of schemes will be used to draw out some fundamental, often…

IET - Explore The Solar System

7th September 2021 7:30 pm

Our ancestors used to look up at the skies in awe, creating stories and mapping the stars. They had no idea of the true wonders that today we are lucky enough to have the means to see. With telescopes we can look further into the…

IMarEST - Avoiding safety incidents in confined spaces using robotic technologies

8th September 2021 12:00 pm

Serious safety incidents and worse in confined spaces have spiked in recent years but are avoidable using robotic asset integrity technologies.

Now that corporate manslaughter charges, Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG)…

ICE - Rise and fall: Steam and the suspension bridge

8th September 2021 1:00 pm

The suspension bridge was considered as a potential long span bridging solution for the early main line railway, but the first example built for railway use demonstrated that the un-stiffened suspension bridge was inherently unsuitable…

IChemE - Reservoir Souring and Material selection

10th September 2021 12:00 pm

A review of reservoir souring, how we deploy workflows to define its causes and potential severity, the potential influences on sulphide speciation and phase behaviour, how we mitigate or manage it and what are its consequences for…

IET - Wow that's bright!!

14th September 2021 7:30 pm

Obtrusive light can be considered in many forms and includes light nuisance (glare and light spill), sky glow that prevents us appreciating the true night sky to adverse effects on bats and other wildlife.

Allan Howard will…

ICE - Slope Stabilisation on the A465 Heads of the Valleys Section 2

23rd September 2021 1:00 pm

South Wales is one of the most complex areas in the UK for geotechnical works, with numerous geological hazards, anthropogenic hazards and environmental challenges. These complexities make both the design and installation of…

Welcome Back! James Watt Dinner 2021!

Welcome Back! James Watt Dinner 2021!

8th October 2021 7:00 pm

The James Watt Dinner 2021 featuring the Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame will be held on.Friday 8th Oct 2021, Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow, 18.15 for 19.00 till late.

The annual black-tie James Watt Dinner hosted by the…

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