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  • Event Type: Talk
    22 April 2014 19:30 to 21:00
    Pentland Hotel
    To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the closure of the Prototype Fast Reactor at Dounreay, Colin, a former Chief Technologist on the site, will present his talk. The talk will discuss why the UK embarked on a fast reactor programme and highlights the reasons why eventually the programme was abandoned. Against this background, the talk presents a summary of the technical achievements and lessons learnt from the operation of the UK fast reactor fuel cycle.
    Industry: Nuclear Power
  • Event Type: Technical Visit
    23 April 2014 18:00 to 20:00
    Knorr-Bremse RailServices (UK) Ltd - Glasgow
    This visit will tour RailCare's workshop in Springburn to see its facilities and the work undertaken Registration for this visit is essential
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Competition Event
    24 April 2014 19:00 to 21:00
    Kingsmills Hotel - Inverness - Inverness
    We're encouraging speakers from both academia & industry to present an engineering topic of your choice to our panel of judges. Winners of this heat will go on to compete in the Scottish National Final.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Technical Visit
    28 April 2014 07:00 to 29 April 2014 22:00
    Alton Towers - Staffordshire
    Two day trip to meet Derby Young Members panel, followed by a trip to Alton Towers.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Seminar
    01 May 2014 18:30 to 20:00
    Court Senate Suite - Glasgow
    A three-speaker seminar covering some local uses of 3D printing technologies in medical engineering, including rapid prototyping for medical device development, bespoke ankle and foot orthoses and tissue engineering in artificial organs.
    Industry: Medical Engineering
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