Welcome to the Edinburgh & South East Scotland Area

This site will be used to update you on events and activities being organised by the IMechE Edinburgh & South East Scotland Area.  We hope you find something of interest in your area and if you need any further information please contact one of the committee members.

 

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Social event
    22 November 2017 10:10 to 10:40
    Technology by Design Gallery (Edinburgh) - Edinburgh
    This is a felicitation ceremony in which IMechE’s prestigious Heritage Award will be presented to the EMAS. The EMAS is the World's first Bionic Arm to incorporate a powered shoulder, elbow, wrist and fingers. The EMAS was fitted to a volunteer in 1998 who used it successfully for 18 months, paving the way for developments in prosthetics that improve lives to this day. The arm in itself has a fascinating story.
    Industry: Biomedical engineering
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    12 December 2017 19:00 to 21:00
    The Royal Scots Club - Edinburgh
    In the last three decades, the nuclear industry has undergone a quiet revolution from within. There is now a boom in nuclear construction as countries strive to meet their electrical energy needs in an era of rapid population growth, economic development, and looming climate change.?
    Industry: Nuclear power
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    09 January 2018 19:00 to 21:00
    The Royal Scots Club - Edinburgh
    VASCUTEK Ltd is a world leader in the design and manufacture of products that address the needs of vascular and cardiovascular clinicians throughout the world. For over 35 years, VASCUTEK has applied advanced and innovative technologies to develop a wide portfolio of products which include an extensive range of sealed woven and knitted polyester grafts for peripheral, abdominal and cardiothoracic surgery, ePTFE grafts and a custom AAA stent graft system
    Industry: Biomedical engineering
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    13 February 2018 19:00 to 21:00
    The Royal Scots Club - Edinburgh
    The unknown history: how Scotland revolutionised the world of gas compressors in the 1930-s and in the present days. If James Howden & Co knew in 1937 that they developed a machine that would turn the World around they would not have given up the IP rights so lightly. Now VERT are writing the second chapter of the story.
    Industry: Energy transfer & thermofluid mechanics
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    13 March 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    Royal Commonwealth Pool - EDINBURGH
    This visit aims to provide you with an overview of the technicalities required for a leisure venue of this kind, as well as an insight of its structure following the £37 million refurbishment in 2012. https://www.edinburghleisure.co.uk/venues/royal-commonwealth-pool The event is open to IMechE members of all grades only.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
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