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IMechE - Cleaning up space, one robot at a time

27th September 2023 6:30 pm

Space has a problem. It’s a problem that humans have exported from the planet surface and now threatens the essential services provided by satellites and our own safety. Put simply, space is filled with junk.
Since the first man-made…

IChemE - Principles of Hygienic Design for Food and Beverage Plants

27th September 2023 6:59 pm

This presentation will cover the fundamental principles of hygienic equipment design, their importance in managing food safety risks, and how to critically assess current designs for good practice. It will ask why hygienic or sanitary…

ICE - Data and information sharing for safety and environmental benefit

28th September 2023 12:00 pm

In many industry sectors, it is vital that data and information important to safety and the environment is effectively managed throughout the lifecycle of assets, from design through to decommissioning, and shared across supply chains.…

IChemE - The UK Energy Mix Today and in the Future

28th September 2023 12:00 pm

This webinar will look to highlight the importance of our domestic oil and gas sector and what our future integrated energy system could look like.

The UK is in a global race for energy investment. Dave will look to discuss the…

IET - ECOC 2023 - 49th European Conference on Optical Communications

1st October 2023 9:00 am

 ECOC 2023 is the 49th European Conference on Optical Communications, and it’s taking place at the SEC, Glasgow, on 1-5 October 2023. 

ECOC is one of the leading conferences on optical communication, and attracts scientists and…

IMechE - Developing a UK fusion industry - part 1 the public sector

2nd October 2023 12:00 pm

This lecture will form part 1 of a 2-part series, with part 2 delivered by Nick Walkden.

In this lecture Dan will:

  • Introduce the UK’s fusion strategy and outline how UKAEA are leading the public sector involvement in…

IChemE - Heat Pumps Role in Future Global Energy Demand

3rd October 2023 9:00 am

The emissions of greenhouse gases such as CO2 are responsible for global warming which leads to the climate changes we have witnessed in recent years. Accounting for 50% of global final energy consumption, heat is the largest energy…

RAeng - Innovation Incoming: clean energy technology for the future

3rd October 2023 6:00 pm

Clean energy technology – is this the critical moment for a mass rollout of hydrogen fuel cells for energy generation and storage?

The race is on to achieve net zero by 2050 – understanding the technology which will help get us…

IET - Space Mining

4th October 2023 12:30 pm

Space mining holds a huge potential to revolutionize space segment and its related applications.

Our current space segment revolves around space-based observations and providing communication relay links for data transfer. Space…

Engineers Ireland - Energy Security: An Engineers Ireland perspective

4th October 2023 6:30 pm

Free hybrid event outlining Engineers Ireland’s response to the Government’s consultation on security of energy supply and panel discussion.


Please note this event will take place in person and can be viewed…

ICE - Monitoring subsurface groundwater flow

5th October 2023 1:00 pm

Geophysical surveys can play a crucial role in the investigation of such structures and phenomena as minimally invasive techniques can provide an array of information regarding the strength, composition, and distribution of materials at…

James Watt Dinner 2023!

6th October 2023 7:00 pm

We are very pleased to announce details for the James Watt Dinner 2023!

The dinner has been held (almost) annually since 1882, 2023 will be our 112th dinner!
All welcome - guests can come as individuals, groups of friends…

HES - An Introduction to Building Conservation

10th October 2023 9:30 am

Join us to explore the strategies and philosophies governing architectural conservation in Scotland. We will examine the nature of traditional Scottish building materials, and outline how international standards of good conservation…

ICE - Sustainable geosynthetic solutions in working platform and reinforced soil applications

10th October 2023 12:00 pm

Sustainability is key to all our futures.

This Yorkshire & Humber knowledge sharing webinar will discuss the following aspects and how geosynthetics can help and support our sustainability journey:

  • Geosynthetics…

IMechE - Developing a UK fusion industry, part 2 the private sector

10th October 2023 12:00 pm

This lecture will form part 2 of a series, with part 1 delivered by Dan Wolff.

In this lecture Nick will:

  • Revisit the UK’s fusion strategy from a private-sector perspective and outline what it means for companies…

IStructE - Listening to workers: oral histories of post-war construction

10th October 2023 6:00 pm

In 1962 the Emmerson Report criticised the British construction industry in the following terms: ‘In no other important industry is the responsibility for design so far removed from the responsibility for production’. This was qualified…

IET - Quantum engineering and technologies for healthcare

11th October 2023 12:00 pm

Delivered from the Quantum Engineering Technical Network. This next webinar in the series covers the applications in Healthcare Technologies.

With talks from leading experts from industry and academia, this webinar will explore…

ICE-Wind engineering the unconventional: challenges and lessons learnt

11th October 2023 4:00 pm

The event will include two talks:

  • Past and present unconventional structures: two wind tunnel studies - Claudio Mannini, University of Florence, Italy and representing ANIV.
  • Small structures, bespoke and novel…

Newcommen Society - ‘The Craftsman Engineer & the Industrial Revolution’ by Mike Clarke

11th October 2023 6:00 pm

From late 18th century European publications on technology, it can be seen that European engineers were well in advance of those in Britain academically. Often trained in military or government engineering schools, they relied upon…

BCS - Hybrid event: ChatGPT’s astonishing fabrications about Percy Ludgate

12th October 2023 2:30 pm

Computer Conservation Society.


Brian Randell


2:00pm - Refreshments and networking
2:30pm - Start of webinar and face to face event
5:00pm - End




19th October 2023 12:00 pm

This webinar, presented on behalf of the Institution’s Energy, Environment and Sustainability Group, will explore the much discussed but often misunderstood concept of Greenwash.

Past EESG Chair and Transition Engineer Daniel…

ICE - Rail infrastructure failures

19th October 2023 1:00 pm

James Reason compared layers of poor management controls to Swiss Cheese slices with holes. The more holes in the cheese slices the more fallible the system of risk controls in a project. Case histories from three accidents on rail…


23rd October 2023 10:15 am

Our Engineering Club is back this October Holidays and this time we are ‘Engineering The Future’! Sign-up and join us on the 23rd – 26th October 2023 as we investigate how engineering has evolved and it can help solve real-world…

IChemE - Global Warming Implication of a Hydrogen Economy - The Need to Account for Hydrogen Emissions

24th October 2023 12:00 pm

As many nations strive to achieve carbon neutrality, hydrogen is becoming increasingly looked upon to decarbonise many sectors. However, hydrogen itself is an indirect greenhouse gas which is currently not being accounted for in any…

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