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: Technical lecture
    26 February 2018 19:30 to 21:00
    Pentland Hotel (Thurso) - Thurso
    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. ************************* NOTE: NEW DATE FOR THIS EVENT *****************************
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    05 March 2018 19:00 to 21:00
    Norseman Hotel (Wick) - Wick
    Mountain Rescue Teams go out in all weathers, at any time of the day to try to save people. Find out about the physics behind these endeavours, how physics allows teams to perform amazing rescues and how to use physics to avoid calling out mountain rescue.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    12 March 2018 19:00 to 21:00
    Pentland Hotel (Thurso) - Thurso
    Join us as we adventure into space on a fun and exciting adventure with real life NASA Astronaut Duane "Digger" Carey. This is a a Free family orientated event.
    Industry: Aerospace Industries
  • Event Type: Workshop
    13 March 2018 18:30 to 20:00
    Newton Park Primary School - Wick
    Launch evening of the Caithness International Science Festival (CISF) 2018. This is a Free family orientated event.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
  • Event Type: Careers & education
    17 March 2018 12:00 to 16:30
    Wick High School - Wick
    Family Day is part of the Caithness International Science Festival. This Free event is open to everyone. Action packed from start to finish. The best way to learn is by having fun - and having fun is what we are going to make sure you do.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
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