Welcome to IMechE - Thurso Area

We work actively for the Institution with our members in the Caithness, North Sutherland, Orkney and Shetland.

We organise events, support Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) initiatives such as Bloodhound Supersonic Car Project and raise the profile of engineering in our local community such as Science Festivals in Caithness and Orkney and do schools visits.

Our events are free and open to every one.

Like to know more then contact us.


Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    22 November 2017 18:00 to 20:00
    Farr High School - By Thurso
    Public debate competition: Does it matter who funds research?
    Industry: Research & development
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    11 December 2017 19:30 to 21:00
    Pentland Hotel
    Hear the answers to your questions from an engineer, who has spent 30 years involved in Motorsports as a successful driver, team manager, event organiser and educator.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    29 January 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    Pentland Hotel
    Cyberhawk is the world’s leading engineering company using drones for aerial inspection and surveying and a pioneer in the development of innovative visual asset management solutions. They have many world's first, which includes: completing the first ever ASME code qualified containment concrete visual examination with a UAV at a nuclear facility in the USA.
    Industry: Nuclear power
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    28 February 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    Pentland Hotel
    A unique, high-technology project, focused around a 1,000+ mph World Land Speed Record attempt. This Engineering Adventure with a global audience and inspire the next generation by bringing science, technology, engineering and mathematics to life in the most exciting way possible.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Careers & education
    17 March 2018 12:00 to 16:30
    Wick High School - Wick
    The 2018 Caithness International Science Festival week will be March 10th - March 17th. With the school programmes being held 12th - 16th March. Family fun day will be held on Saturday 17th March at the Wick Community Campus ( New Wick High School).
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
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