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ICE - The Baird and ANCHOR buildings, Foresterhill Health Campus,

24th January 2022 6:00 pm

Mott MacDonald have undertaken the Civil and Structural, MEP and Acoustic and Fire Engineering design for the Baird & Anchor Project at Foresterhill Health Campus, Aberdeen. This presentation will cover two aspects of the civil and…

IStructE - Fitness for purpose structural integrity assessment for ageing fixed offshore platform

24th January 2022 6:00 pm

This sharing will provide an overview of fixed offshore structure integrity (SI) management system and assessment methodology adopted in the industry. This will be followed by a sample project to demonstrate the application of SI…

Newcommen Society - Poking its nose into everything

24th January 2022 6:30 pm

From its foundation in 1754 the RSA has poked its nose into everything from the ‘polite arts’ to science and technology, with many other areas of interest in between. The Society encouraged inventions and developments through its…

ICE - Making timber and bamboo structures mainstream, online

25th January 2022 6:00 pm

In this presentation, organised by the ICE Coventry and Warwickshire Branch, two speakers will discuss the latest technologies in using timber and bamboo to build sustainable structures.

Arthur Coates will base his presentation…

IMechE - Railway Division Lunchtime Webinars - Revolution Very Light Rail

26th January 2022 1:00 pm

IMechE Railway Division chair James Collinson hosts January’s lunchtime webinar in our series focusing on the latest developments in railway engineering.

Revolution Very Light Rail is an ambitious project to create a new type of…

IChemE - Properties of Hydrogen Influencing Safety

26th January 2022 6:00 pm

An overview of the properties of hydrogen fires and explosions.

Drawing on experience of several pioneering research projects from over 15 years of hydrogen safety research, Dan Allason of the DNV Spadeadam Research and…

RPhil - The Adam Smith Lecture

26th January 2022 7:30 pm

Delivered by Sir Anton Muscatelli 

Sir Anton is Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of Glasgow, since 1 October 2009. From 2007-2009 he was Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University. An economist, his research…

RPhil - The Adam Smith Lecture – The health and wealth of nations

26th January 2022 7:30 pm

Sir Anton is Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of Glasgow, since 1 October 2009. From 2007-2009 he was Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University. An economist, his research interests are monetary economics, central…

IOR - Cool Talk - Working safely with flammable refrigerants

27th January 2022 10:00 am

Join us for this free webinar for service engineers and technicians where there will be practical advice from experts in the application of systems containing refrigerants of various flammability categories. With most of the lower GWP…

IChemE - Nuclear Technology

27th January 2022 2:00 pm

This seminar will discuss the motivation for the potential delivery of SMR nuclear projects and progress towards their realisation. Based on significant experience Tony will be able to suggest how application may be approached to be…

AFBE - Multidiscipline - the ladder to "sky is the limit"

27th January 2022 5:00 pm

It is easy to do a degree and get a job. But how do you make a difference in the job, and stand out from the rest? How do you make yourself far more valuable in your field of work?

The greatest visionaries have all got this one…

IRSE - Gatwick redevelopment and additional layout changes part of BMUP programme

27th January 2022 6:00 pm

Gatwick redevelopment and additional layout changes part of BMUP programme

Engineers Ireland - Thames Tideway – Project Progress

27th January 2022 6:30 pm

At 25 km long and 65 m below ground, Thames Tideway Tunnel is the largest water infrastructure project ever undertaken in the UK. It will clean up one of London’s greatest natural assets, the iconic River Thames, protecting it for…

RAeS Hamburg branch lecture: Fast Measures to Reduce the Climate Impact from Aviation – Contrail Avoidance and New Fuels

27th January 2022 7:00 pm

Today, contrails contribute the largest share to the climate impact from aviation, even surpassing the warming by its carbon dioxide emissions. While CO2 has atmospheric lifetimes of about a century, contrails live only for few hours…

Scottish Maritime Museum - Model Railway Exhibition 29th and 30th January

29th January 2022 10:00 am

Presented by Kilmarnock and District Model Railway Club, the event returns to the Scottish Maritime Museum and will take place on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th January 2022 in the Linthouse Building, bringing together some amazing…

IMechE - Geothermal Energy - its role in the Energy Transition

31st January 2022 11:30 am

Geothermal Energy- How will it support the drive to net zero? What opportunities will it create for individuals within the oil and gas sector?

This webinar will describe emerging methods for the extraction of energy from the…

IChemE - ITM Power and the Development of the Global Green Hydrogen Industry

1st February 2022 9:00 am

The webinar will give a brief introduction to ITM Power and to the development of the global green hydrogen industry including global electrolyser target. The scale up of the industry and market activity will be discussed including…

IMechE - Field and Farm Robotics

1st February 2022 7:00 pm

Precision agriculture has been a key topic in agriculture for many years but is still to see mass adoption. Meanwhile, mobile robotics is maturing as a technology and is now being introduced commercially in other industries. Can…

IOR - Improving cooling and oil distribution in an oil-injected screw compressor

3rd February 2022 4:00 pm

Compressors today consume around 20% of the electricity generated worldwide and contribute to megatons of CO2 . Thus, even minor improvement of their efficiency will substantially impact sustainability. Oil-injected…

RSE - HYDROGEN, THE NEW GREEN FUEL – ALL YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED

3rd February 2022 4:30 pm

This interactive panel event will aim to provide a more realistic view of hydrogen and how we might produce and use it.

Hydrogen is versatile, plentiful, and an increasingly key piece of the net-zero equation. From energy storage…

ICE - Reflections from the Glendoe recovery project, online

8th February 2022 6:15 pm

The Glendoe Hydro Electric project was the last major hydro scheme constructed in the UK and for the preceding three decades. Shortly after opening there was a catastrophic collapse in the headrace tunnel and extensive remedial works…

IET - The challenge of delivering a charging network for the vehicles of tomorrow

9th February 2022 6:30 pm

The challenges of delivering a charging network for the vehicles of tomorrow As electric vehicles become more ubiquitous, a good and reliable charging network is essential to their successful adoption so that vehicle owners can complete…

IET - The changing face of waste & resources

9th February 2022 7:00 pm

Dr Adam Read will reflect on the portfolio of significant policy reforms reshaping the resources & waste sector, including the plastics tax, extended producer responsibility (EPR), deposit return schemes (DRS) and consistent…

IChemE - The Measurement, Management and Control of Sustainability

11th February 2022 10:00 am

The shift from retrospective reporting to live monitoring and proactive engagement to enable sustainable operations.

Sustainability is moving from being an add-on peripheral activity to being at the heart of business strategy and…

IChemE -The Measurement, Management and Control of Sustainability

11th February 2022 10:00 am

The shift from retrospective reporting to live monitoring and proactive engagement to enable sustainable operations.

Sustainability is moving from being an add-on peripheral activity to being at the heart of business strategy and…

ICE - The mosquito, the elephant and the House of Lords Water Management Inquiry, Pontefract

15th February 2022 10:30 am

The Science and Technology Committee of the House of Lords held an inquiry into water management in England and Wales in 2005, reporting in 2006. This was due to public concerns at the time that water shortages were becoming a more…

RAeS - Next generation jetpacks

15th February 2022 7:00 pm

Antony Quinn will explore the turbulent story of personal flight without the aid of wings, fuselage, or rotors. From Moore’s Rocket Belt which first flew in 1960 to the experimental concepts flying today. He will investigate the…

IET - Looking at the road ahead reduces NOx and Soot simultaneously and improves the fuel economy of cars

15th February 2022 7:00 pm

Communication between vehicles provides information of the road ahead. We demonstrated that two seconds of this look-ahead information improves the torque tracking, Nox and soot emissions by, respectively, 6.8%, 10.3% and 8.0%. A…

IMechE - Well decommissioning

16th February 2022 12:00 pm

Decommissioning is one of the most critical phases in the life: it can be as expensive as drilling and completing the well in the first place. This presentation will give a general understanding of the major issues which must be…

ICE - The switch to electric

16th February 2022 1:00 pm

This event is organised by ICE Wales Cymru Municipal Engineers Group (MEG) and supported by The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) and the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).

Jarrad…

IOR - How can we reduce the demand for energy?

17th February 2022 4:00 pm

When looking at how we move to ‘Net Zero’ GHG emissions, we often focus on how to improve cycle or system efficiency, make better use of monitoring/data, use alternative technologies and provide better training to the industry. All play…

IOR - How can we reduce the demand for energy?

17th February 2022 4:00 pm

When looking at how we move to ‘Net Zero’ greenhouse gas emissions, we often focus on how to improve cycle or system efficiency, make better use of monitoring/data, use alternative technologies and provide better training to the…

ICE - Low-carbon footprint concrete,

22nd February 2022 6:00 pm

In response to growing global concerns of the carbon footprint of the construction sector, there has been a great level of interest recently in developing low-carbon concrete.

This presentation will introduce feasible approaches…

IET - The Strange Neighbourhood of Black Holes

22nd February 2022 7:00 pm

During the presentation we follow the adventure of two astronauts (as always, Alice and Bob), who venture near the horizon of the hole and try to do science and maintain communication as the braver of the two (always Alice) decides to…

Hammermen - A 2021 Hammermen Essay

23rd February 2022 6:00 pm

Our next Hammermen Talk will take place on 23rd February at 6pm, and will be hosted by the Late-Deacon Andrew Young.

Topic: ‘A 2021 Hammermen Essay’

Join Andrew as he attempts to re-create a traditional foundryman’s…

RPhil - The Thoughts the Civilized Keep: How to Reclaim Human Intelligence in an Age of Machine Thinking

23rd February 2022 7:30 pm

This talk investigates how human character is being transformed by rapid advances in artificial intelligence, robotics, new social media, surveillance, and biomedical technologies, and appears in journals such as Ethics and Information…

Scottish Engineering - First line management training 2022

9th March 2022 10:00 am

We’ve run successful Supervisor Training as a classroom event for a number of years which has proved really popular, and we will continue to offer classroom-based learning when it is possible to do so. However, lots of us have got used…

ICE - Great Debate 2022 - The Future for Residential Heating

16th March 2022 7:00 pm

The UK government has published its Heat and Buildings Strategy, a plan to replace fossil-fuelled heating like gas boilers with low-carbon technologies such as heat pumps. This is a comprehensive and groundbreaking strategy that flags a…

RAeS - Preston Branch: The Iraq War 2003 - separating Military success from Strategic Failure

14th September 2022 7:00 pm

Lecture commences at 7.00 pm. Attendees will be emailed the relevant joining details one or two days prior to the Lecture.

Further details will be made available via email form the Branch Hon Secretary, through posters, the…

RSE- DIFFERENTIATING SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY AND POLITICS

6th December 2022 8:00 pm

Over the past two decades, our view of the ideals for science in society has changed. Discussions of the roles for values in science and changes in the views on the responsibilities in science have shifted the understanding of science…

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