Past Events

SMM - SHIP AHOY! Scotland’s Maritime Heritage Exhibition

20th April 2024 10:00 am

A family event enjoying a walk down memory lane with memorabilia, postcards, photographs, artefacts, slide shows & books. Over thirty model steamers and other vessels outside on the water & inside along with many stands from the…

IMarEST - Subsea Wave Gliders

18th April 2024 7:15 pm

This is a hybrid presentation and will also be available to viewers online via IMarEST TV.

The talk centres on long endurance autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), specifically the Teledyne Webb Slocum Glider –…

IMechE -Edinburgh Trams to Newhaven: Systems Engineering and Integration to the Existing System

18th April 2024 6:00 pm

Jason Hennessey, from Siemens Mobility, will discuss the Edinburgh Tram extension to Newhaven and will consider specifically the systems engineering aspects of the project and how the extension integrated with the existing…

IET =New 'Metals' for Microwave and Mm-Wave Passive Devices and Antennas

18th April 2024 12:00 pm

This webinar will discuss two research topics, exploring the use of unusual ‘metals’ for microwave and mm-wave devices and antennas.

It will first look at the opportunities and challenges of metal 3D printing in microwave…

IET - New 'Metals' for Microwave and mm-wave passive devices and antennas

18th April 2024 12:00 pm

This webinar will discuss two research topics, exploring the use of unusual ‘metals’ for microwave and mm-wave devices and antennas.

It will first look at the opportunities and challenges of metal 3D printing in microwave…

CIBSE - Chemical Free Water treatment

18th April 2024 11:00 am

To ensure the efficiency and reliability of any sealed Heating and Chilled water system, the quality of its largest component water, is paramount. Sadly though, the importance of water treatment is often overlooked, incorrectly carried…

IES - AGM and short presentations

17th April 2024 5:00 pm

Visit/AGM/Presentation/Social Evening

Wednesday 17th April 2024

To round off our lecture programme we have a great evening planned:



BCS - Introduction to Explainable Artificial Intelligence

17th April 2024 5:00 pm

The presentation will highlight a wide range of important aspects of Explainable Artificial Intelligence.

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…

ICE -Aberdeen Hydrogen Hub: green energy technology

15th April 2024 5:30 pm

This event will look at the Aberdeen Hydrogen Hub, a joint venture between bp and Aberdeen City Council, which aims to deliver a scalable, green hydrogen production, storage and distribution facility in the city powered by renewable…

IChemE - Is There Gold at the End of the Hydrogen Rainbow?

15th April 2024 11:00 am

There is a myriad of different colours of hydrogen from gold to black, the presentation will provide an overview of the hydrogen rainbow, the viability of the production process and some of the commercial challenges in their ability to…

IMechE - PROBIOTIC REVOLUTION: a new definition of hygiene

12th April 2024 7:00 pm

Probiotic-based products will completely revolutionize the concept of hygiene, making it deeper, longer-lasting and safer, without the use of chemical agents.

Probiotics, live microorganisms, applied to any surface, activate a…

IOR - Emissions Assessment of Refrigerated Food Transport in the UK

11th April 2024 4:00 pm

In this paper presentation, the University of Birmingham will present the data and modelling developed for emissions assessment of the refrigerated food transport sector in the UK.

MIS - Green hydrogen energy systems in Scotland – lessons learnt through the consenting process

10th April 2024 6:00 pm

The Mining Institute of Scotland (MIS) are pleased to announce their April meeting which will be delivered by Neil Sutherland of Wardell Armstrong.

Neil will provide a summary of what the Wardell Armstrong team have learned…

Newcommen Society - ‘BBC – 100 years of public broadcasting. Disruptive technology in action 1922-2022’ by Dr. Mark Pegg

10th April 2024 6:00 pm

In 2022, the BBC celebrated 100 years of broadcasting, having radically transformed Britain. The BBC entered our homes and made radical changes to our society and culture. With its mission to inform and…

EI - Back Rainfall Run Off: The Dutch Experience

10th April 2024 1:00 pm

This is a lunchtime webinar arranged by Engineers Ireland co hosted by the Water & Environment society and the Roads and Transportation society



Thomas Klomp, is a trained…


3rd April 2024 6:30 pm

Join Professor Andy Lawrence from The Royal Observatory Edinburgh and eminent photographer Max Alexander for an exploration of the central role that space plays in our everyday lives. Learn about the increasing threat of space debris…

Edinburgh Science Festival

30th March 2024 9:00 am

The Edinburgh Science Festival was the world’s first such festival when it launched in 1989. Today it remains the UK’s largest Science Festival and for 2 weeks each year - centred around the Easter break - offers a range of amazing…

IET - Automated vehicles and challenges to deliver safe, clean, accessible mobilityCP

28th March 2024 6:30 pm

“A common question asked on a journey is ‘are we nearly there yet’? For many years now, automated vehicles have promised to deliver safe, clean, accessible mobility but delivery dates keep getting pushed back and successful,…

IMarEST - The UK MOD Salvage & Mooring Operations Team – What do they do?

28th March 2024 1:00 pm

Ever wondered what the worldwide deployable and highly capable SALMO Team do? Why they need the most cutting edge remotely operated or autonomous vessels in service today? Why they have the biggest asset and risk register in UK…

ICE - Implementing the UN sustainable development goals as civil engineers

26th March 2024 5:00 pm

This online event led by ICE Truro City Club Chair, Rachel Hayden, will start by introducing the UN Sustainable Development Goals that were adopted by all United Nation Member States back in 2015, but where are we today?


RSSA - Inside the brain of a bee

25th March 2024 7:00 pm

Professor Barbara Webb FRSE
School of Informatics
University of Edinburgh

In the Augustine United Church
41 George IV Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1EL
On Monday 25th March 2024, at 7pm

Bees and other…

ICE - World Water Day 2024: water for peace and achieving SDG6

22nd March 2024 12:00 pm

The ICE London ECN (Early Careers Network) are delighted to present this online seminar to celebrate World Water Day.

Hear from the expert presenters who will discuss the challenges and opportunities of promoting peace…

IStructE - Concrete Design & Construction Seminar

22nd March 2024 11:45 am

The seminar will be held at the impressive V&A Dundee museum where there will be an opportunity to look around the building and then also hear about the temporary works and concrete construction involved in this project through the…

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