Past Events

BCS - Data confidentiality and integrity

6th July 2022 6:30 pm

Many security experts excel at working with traditional technologies but fall apart in utilizing newer data privacy techniques to balance compliance requirements and the business utility of data.

This session will discuss how to…

IChemE - Chemical Engineering in Water: A Century of Progress, Current Innovations and an Inspiring Future

6th July 2022 8:30 am

The webinar will cover the main challenges, successes and opportunities in the water industry over the past, present and future. There will be four speakers from UK, Australia, Saudi Arabia and Netherlands. The presentation will also…

RAeS and RES Joint Virtual Talk- Insects: RADAR detection and threats to aircraft

5th July 2022 7:00 pm

This inaugural collaboration of the Royal Entomological Society and Royal Aeronautical Society will explore the various ways in which insects can adversely affect aircraft operations, such as through sludge accretion on wings and…

IStructE - LGBTQ+ awareness training

5th July 2022 3:00 pm

LGBTQ+ inclusion in the workplace is fast becoming a priority for organisations of all sizes and this is no different in the world of structural engineering, where we have a significant skills shortage. It is so important that everyone…

NMS - Anatomy: A Matter of Death and Life

2nd July 2022 10:00 am

Explore the history of anatomical study, from artistic explorations by Leonardo da Vinci to the Burke and Hare murders.

This exhibition will look at the social and medical history surrounding the practice of dissection. It will…

HES - Ring of Brodgar walk - several dates

1st July 2022 1:00 pm

Join the rangers to learn more about the ring and the wider landscape in which it sits. Find out too just how much effort went into creating this wonderful site and what people think about it today.

Meet in the car park by 1pm.…

HES - Stenness and Barnhouse Walk - several dates

1st July 2022 10:00 am

Find out about the close connection of both these sites and their part in the story of Neolithic life in Orkney and beyond.

Duration about an hour. Meet at Stenness Stone Circle entrance.

  • Car parking is next to the…

Tall Ship - Ceilidh Nights - Deoch 'n' Dorus & The Tall Ship

30th June 2022 7:00 pm

Join us onboard the Tall Ship, sip your welcome drink, and get ready to dance! Take part in the most unique Ceilidh Night you will ever attend! Be one of the first members of the public to try our newest bar, the “Cheeky budgie”, and…

IChemE - 17 years of retrospective HAZOPs in the UKCS - Common findings with reference to Buncefield and Texas City Refinery

30th June 2022 12:00 pm

Many incident causes include systems, procedures and communication errors and learning from these incidents provides the opportunity and the examples which can be used at different levels in the organisation to analyse and improve…

IMechE - Tribology and the Journey to Net-Zero: on-road and off-road transportation

30th June 2022 12:00 pm

The goal of net-zero carbon is the challenge of our generation, and every industry is refocusing its strategy to meet this challenge. Tribology is a huge enabler in this mission, from increasing efficiency (and mitigating carbon…

IChemE - Materials on the nanoscale can often display properties that are different from their bulk counterparts. To evaluate these properties and to assess the structural features that give rise to these, a range of tools can be employed to fully assess

30th June 2022 9:00 am

Materials on the nanoscale can often display properties that are different from their bulk counterparts. To evaluate these properties and to assess the structural features that give rise to these, a range of tools can be employed to…

RSE - THE EUROPEAN UNION IN A CHANGING WORLDTHE EUROPEAN UNION IN A CHANGING WORLD

28th June 2022 6:15 pm

The Ambassador to the United Kingdom, João Vale de Almeida, will discuss the role of the EU in a changing world.

The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) invites a prominent figure to deliver the RSE MacCormick European Lecture. On…

BCS - IT in the Antarctic onboard the Sir David Attenborough

27th June 2022 7:00 pm

Jeremy Robst will talk about the IT systems on board the Sir David Attenborough and the Antarctic Research Stations operated by the British Antarctic Survey. He’ll cover the systems they use – both from the business side of running a…

ICE - Challenge that chatter

27th June 2022 12:30 pm

Self-talk is something everyone experiences and becoming conscious of the landscape of our internal narrator is a vital skill for wellbeing. Our internal voice can be one of our biggest allies, yet all too often, we allow it to be…

IET - Space Traffic Control

27th June 2022 12:00 pm

There is an increasing need for effective Space Traffic Control in order to manage the growing numbers of objects in Earth orbit, both active satellites and space debris.

The talk will suggest measures that can be taken by…

BCS - Cybercrime Forensics taster session

24th June 2022 12:00 pm

Speaker

Andrew Moore, Anglia Ruskin University and Cybercrime Forensics Consultant

Agenda

12:00 - Webinar starts
13:00 - Close

Synopsis

Providing guidance on how to develop a career in Cybercrime…

BCS - Cybercrime Forensics taster session

24th June 2022 12:00 pm

Providing guidance on how to develop a career in Cybercrime Forensics - aimed at those desiring a career change , students and teachers, identifying skills, standards and how to obtain them.

The office of cybersecurity and…

IET - Latest Development and Applications in Maritime Traffic Management Systems

23rd June 2022 7:00 pm

Pieter will share the latest development in maritime traffic management systems in Hong Kong. Pieter’s team supplies the 2nd and the current 3rd generation Vessel Traffic Services Systems (VTC) to the Marine Department of the Hong Kong…

BCS - Using neuroscience to get traction in project delivery

23rd June 2022 6:30 pm

Speaker

Carole Osterweil, Founder, Visible Dynamics

Agenda

18:30 - Webinar starts with BCS & CMI/IC notices
18:40 - Speaker’s presentation, questions & discussion
20:00 - Webinar…

IStructE - SER Update

23rd June 2022 6:00 pm

This presentation will give a general update on recent changes to the SER Scheme for Certification of Design (Building Structure) and to the SER Audit Process.

The presentation will include:

  • Updates to the…

IStructE - Design of discontinuity regions for Steel & Concrete structures

23rd June 2022 12:00 pm

Discontinuity regions are structural parts where abrupt changes in geometry occur, or large concentrated loads are applied.

In concrete structures, such regions are the corbels, deep beams, walls with openings and many others.…

ICE - Soil mixing technology in practice – asbestos contaminated slope stabilisation

22nd June 2022 12:00 pm

Colin Critchlow Director of Deep Soil Mixing Ltd will explain how soil mixing technology can be utilised on road construction through to dealing with contaminated and poor quality ground, flood alleviation and slope…

Annual Scottish Maritime History Conference

22nd June 2022 10:25 am

10.25 Welcome from Professor R.G. Stokes, Centre for Business History in Scotland, University of Glasgow

10.30-11-30 Session 1: Chair, Dr Chris Miller, University of…

Annual Scottish Maritime History Conference

21st June 2022 6:00 pm

How Clyde-built liner interiors were created’.

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