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Have a look at our 2022-2023 programme!

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…

IES - What have mathematicians ever done for us?

24th October 2023 6:30 pm

This talk will discuss how mathematical and statistical thinking have been able to help in addressing real world questions, particularly within current ‘hot topics’ of energy security, climate resilience and wider public policy. It will…

IES - Crossed Lines – Key strategic lessons learned from the completion of the Crossrail project

14th November 2023 6:00 pm

This lecture will tell the compelling story of completing Crossrail and getting the Elizabeth Line open.

Mark Wild will describe and explain how the programme found itself in significant disarray and trouble after years of…

IES - Following Nature’s lead - Bioinspired technologies

5th December 2023 6:30 pm

Joint Lecture IES/RINA

This talk provides an insight into the progression, potential, and intricacies of bioinspired technologies.

Professor Adam A. Stokes elucidates the principles and applications rooted in nature that…

IES - Building perimeters – the multi-disciplinary work of façade engineers

6th February 2024 6:30 pm

Gavin Kerr will describe façade engineering and it’s (little known) importance in our daily lives.

Gavin will discuss real-life projects, the challenges in finding the best solution for the client and the building user whilst…

IES - Batteries – the inside story!

5th March 2024 6:30 pm

In just a few decades batteries have gone from something for which almost no one gave a second thought to a technology critical to the functioning of our society and the future of humanity.

The transformation reflects the hunger…

IES - Hedgehog or Fox? The new Engineer and the old Philosopher – exploring ethics in 2024

16th April 2024 6:30 pm

The new Engineer and the old Philosopher: Hedgehog or Fox?

Ethics in engineering is assuming an increasingly important role. Codes of conduct have always been a central aspect of the engineering profession and…

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