Past Events

IES - Power Up! Gearing up production of Scottish ebike system - Bringing an electric bicycle idea to market

21st September 2021 6:30 pm

Electric bicycle design and manufacture

Neil MacMartin invented a transmission that allowed FreeFlow Technologies to develop the world’s lightest power to weight E-Bike system, allowing riders to travel faster and further for less mechanical and electrical effort. At…

IMechE - New Deep Tube Trains for London

20th September 2021 6:00 pm

Dave Hooper and Paul Wright from Siemens Mobility Ltd will discuss the development, design and manufacturing plans for the innovative new ‘2024 Tube Stock’ fleet for London Underground’s Piccadilly line.

This meeting will be held…

ICE- Gwydir Reservoirs: The safe management of high-risk reservoirs, webinar

16th September 2021 6:30 pm

When four legacy-mining dams in Snowdonia were found in urgent need of repair, Natural Resources Wales (NRW) had a legal duty to make them safe or suffer enforcement action. Reservoir failure posed a risk to life or serious injury for…

RAE -Burning issue: how can we reduce the global impact of open burning of waste?

15th September 2021 5:00 pm

The Royal Academy of Engineering’s Critical conversations online series of topical fireside chats bring together the thoughts of leading experts from across the Academy’s networks including Fellows, awardees and engineering…

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…

IStructE - Battersea Power Station: Refurbishment of an Icon (online)

14th September 2021 6:00 pm

Details to be announced

IChemE - Webinar: Circular Water Series - Multitasking microbe for greener wastewater treatment, a solution to global warming

14th September 2021 8:30 am

This webinar series is aimed at anyone working in the Water Sector who is interested in wastewater treatment associated with microbial ecology. This session will introduce a novel bacterium capable of simultaneous nitrogen and…

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…

ICE - Water Pollution Prevention, online

9th September 2021 1:00 pm

Join ICE Hereford and Worcester branch for this presentation focused on key aspects from the Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA) guidance CIRIA 736 and how it can be applied to containment system…

IChemE - The implications of climate change on water-related infections

8th September 2021 1:00 pm

Water is one of the important features of climate change. As the world warms the water carrying capacity of the atmosphere increases, leading to deluges and droughts, flooding and famine. These features will be important in…

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…

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)…

IChemE - Webinar: Private LTE / 5G Networks and their Impact on Safety, Reliability and Productivity

8th September 2021 11:00 am

A private wireless LTE / 5G network is a cellular mobile network owned and operated by the customer. Network radio equipment is located on site and serves only to support the private network. This provides a number of benefits including…

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…

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…

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.…

IET - Alan Blumlein - inventor and engineer

2nd September 2021 6:00 pm

Alan Dower Blumlein (often referred to by his initials ADB) left a legacy of 128 patents by the time a Halifax aircraft crashed and killed him (along with all 10 other passengers and crew) in 1942. At that time Britain was in the grip…

IChemE - COP26 Finance Water Climate Discussion

2nd September 2021 9:00 am

Sector experts will lead our discussion on the topic of finance as it relates to the water sector and the climate.

They will also be asking you some big questions:

  • Can all future generations have the reliable services…

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…

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…

ICE - Designs to mitigate the effect of wind on the microclimates of balconies and terraces, online

31st August 2021 1:00 pm

As our urban centres become denser and taller, the demand for balconies and terraces to provide outdoor amenity space has increased. There are many ways in which the wind can interact with balconies which must be considered during…

IET - Printed color: from atoms to conscious experiences

28th August 2021 6:00 pm

The resulting signals are processed for efficiency and evolutionarily tuned for maximizng an individual’s survival, based on the interplay between sensory inputs and memory/expectations that ultimately result in a person’s experience of…

CeeD - How can the Advancing Manufacturing Centre (AMC) help your business?

25th August 2021 1:00 pm

Join the Advancing Manufacturing Centre webinar for an insight into advanced manufacturing technology and learn from the experts on what they have to offer for your business.

West Highland College UHI is about to open the doors…

HES -Pathways to Traditional Skills; A European Perspective

24th August 2021 10:00 am

Historic Environment Scotland has led a research outcome of the Erasmusplus Traditional Building Skills project working with Scottish and EU partners comparing educational routes into…

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