Past Events

RPhil - The climate emergency in Scotland - what can we do about it?

28th July 2021 7:30 pm

The climate emergency in Scotland – what can we do about it? – Pete Smith, FRS, FRSE, Aberdeen University & Director of Scotland’s Climate Change Centre of Expertise.

Climate change is an existential threat…

IChemE - Microalgae Biorefinery and the Prospects of Algae Green Cities

28th July 2021 7:00 pm

Microalgae have received much interest as a biofuel feedstock in response to the uprising energy crisis, climate change and depletion of natural sources. Development of biofuels alone from microalgae does not satisfy the economic…

ICE - How Foundations Work, webinar

28th July 2021 5:30 pm

An interactive presentation for Students, Graduates, Apprentices and Technicians by John Moran CEng MICE and Susan Hawkes EngTech MICE.

This session will look at the behaviour of ground underneath a loaded area by setting up a…

ICE - The Tallest Timber Building in Scotland - CLT Installation and Construction, online

22nd July 2021 6:00 pm

The Ellerslie Crescent Project led by CCG Scotland Ltd. in Yoker, West Glasgow is the Tallest Timber Building in Scotland at 7 storeys tall.

This is a mid-market rent residential building with 42 flats, mostly 2-bedrooms…

ICE - The Tallest Timber Building in Scotland - CLT Installation and Construction

22nd July 2021 6:00 pm

The Ellerslie Crescent Project led by CCG Scotland Ltd. in Yoker, West Glasgow is the Tallest Timber Building in Scotland at 7 storeys tall.

This is a mid-market rent residential building with 42 flats, mostly 2-bedrooms…

ICE - A visually impaired view of the world in which we live

21st July 2021 5:30 pm

Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace

Martin Griffin (CEng, FIMMM,CGeol, EurGeol, FGS, RoGEP)is a UK based Principal Geotechnical Engineer with the international multidisciplinary consultancy COWI based in their London…

IMechE - How Arup took control of their email with Mail Manager

21st July 2021 10:00 am

Over 10 years ago, Arup had a problem. Email was their biggest communication tool on projects, but it was exposing the business to an unnecessary level of risk, and drained the productivity of Project teams. So Arup thought, ‘what if we…

EI - Ageing and Life Extension of Offshore Structures for Oil, Gas and Wind Energy - Free Webinar

21st July 2021 9:00 am

The problems from ageing in offshore structures are of significant concern for the oil and gas sector also with relevance for wind energy. Many structures are now in or about to enter the life extension phase.

Webinar…

IStructE - Florida bridge collapse: lessons learnt

20th July 2021 6:00 pm

This presentation, part of the Institution’s Technical Lecture Series, will look at the bridge collapse and the reasoning for the subsequent CROSS Safety Alert (download available below).

It will examine:

  • what…


ICE - Smeaton Lecture - Coal-fired Power Generation in the UK: the beginning and the end

20th July 2021 6:00 pm

When the Romans invaded Britain they discovered extensive coal fields. By the 18th century coal was the main source of heat and power and in 1769 James Watt patented a steam engine utilising a separate steam condenser which…

RAEng - Cyber-physical fabric summit

19th July 2021 10:00 am

This event is supported by the Royal Academy of Engineering, BEIS, UKRI, Government Office for Science, Alan Turing Institute, Centre for Digital Built Britain and Robotics Growth Partnership.

This online summit will explore the…

RAEng- Cyber-physical fabric summit

19th July 2021 10:00 am

This event is supported by the Royal Academy of Engineering, BEIS, UKRI, Government Office for Science, Alan Turing Institute, Centre for Digital Built Britain and Robotics Growth Partnership.

This online summit will explore the…

IET - Radar electronics for leisure marine radars

15th July 2021 7:00 pm

A brief look at the recent developments in leisure marine radar technology and its applications. The presentation will cover types of radar, their construction and typical installations.

The technology of the radar sensor is…

WES- What is it like to be a research engineer? Online panel discussion

15th July 2021 6:00 pm

Are you thinking about doing a PhD in engineering or allied fields? Are you currently a researcher on the lookout for research tips and ways to network? Want to know more about career prospects after a PhD?

Then this panel…

RAEng - Technical briefings series: How can we tackle the shifting challenges of complex systems?

15th July 2021 11:00 am

The second in the series of technical briefings will see Professor Roger Kemp MBE FREng, Professor Emeritus at Lancaster University, and Danielle Antonellis, Founder and Executive Director at Kindling, talk about the challenges of…

ICE - Big Debate: Covid-19 Friend or Foe of Civil Engineering?

13th July 2021 6:30 pm

The unpredictable, unprecedented, and unsparing crisis the entire world is facing is called Covid-19. More than a year has passed since the first lockdown in the UK and now it is time to step back and analyse what has changed, what…

IET - Battery Storage in the recovery to NET ZERO CARBON!

8th July 2021 7:00 pm

IET Berkshire is delighted to host Paul Cole from powerQuad, who will present an overview of battery storage and how this technology is vital for a decarbonised electricity supply in the post covid-19 world.

Paul will give a…

IMechE - Steam: What the future holds

6th July 2021 12:00 pm

Due to the success of a series of CPD presentations that we ran between November & March on the topic of “steam”, we have decided to run the events again as lunchtime sessions for those that find this time of day more accessible.…

EI - Kilowatts & Kilobytes - The role of consumers in the digitalisation of energy

1st July 2021 7:00 pm

Not the news we wanted but we will be sure to hold our Wallacespace plans in the locker for the latter part of the year! For now, join us on MS Teams for a personal, interactive discussion with our 4 speakers who are eager to meet all…

IET -AC & DC Protection for the UK Power System

1st July 2021 6:00 pm

The UK power system is changing, providing the greatest challenge to the system operators since the 1960s. The retiring of coal fired power stations, growing penetration of renewable Distributed Energy Resources (DER) and integration of…

RAEng - Key technologies shaping the future

1st July 2021 1:00 pm

The Royal Academy of Engineering and CESAER, the united voice of universities of science and technology in Europe, will host a joint online conference bringing together policy-makers and researchers…

IRSE - Return to Rail... the challenge

1st July 2021 9:00 am

COVID-19 has changed the world like nothing before it. Our work lives, our home lives, our leisure plans, everything has been impacted regardless of where and how we live.

Almost overnight our public transport…

AFBE - Achieving Net Zero and How to Play your Part?

30th June 2021 6:00 pm

Tackling climate change is at the top of the agenda for individuals, companies, cities and countries. To tackle climate change, the concept of “Net Zero” has been introduced. Achieving Net Zero means that we are actively reducing…

IMechE -Industrial Scale Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS)

30th June 2021 6:00 pm


Key industries, such as power generation, steel and cement are major emitters of CO2 and principal contributors to climate change.

Carbon Capture and Storage is one of the few technological solutions that can contribute to a…


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