Welcome to the Thameswey Region

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Thameswey is made up of four Areas and a Young Member Panel:

  1. Chiltern
  2. Farnborough and Guildford
  3. Oxford
  4. Reading
  5. Thameswey Young Member Panel

You will find details of their programmes within this site, a composite events diary for the Region is enclosed below.  We have also included for your convenience a down-loadable copy of the latest complete programme card 2015 Autumn-Winter Thameswey Programme Card .  Any detail amendments to the Programme Card will always be included below, so please do check here for latest information.

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    02 December 2015 18:30 to 20:30
    University of Oxford Mathematics Institute - Oxford
    This lecture will consider the main performance differentiators for a Formula 1 car. We will look at how a car is designed and the difference aerodynamics can make to the performance of the car. We’ll also address the main tools used for aerodynamic research, considering their strengths and limitations, looking in more depth at wind tunnel testing and computational fluid dynamics (CFD). In this talk Willem will try to explain how things are done and what’s really important
    Industry: Automotive
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    08 December 2015 18:30 to 21:00
    Oxford Brookes University - Oxford
    Technical lecture, joint with the IMMM. 1830 for 1900 lecture start. The presentation will review catastrophic failures in bridges, boilers, ships and offshore structures and identify the engineering reasons for failure.
    Industry: Safety & Reliability
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    11 December 2015 18:30 to 20:30
    University of Surrey - Guildford
    Dr. Ravi Margasahayam of NASA, will give us an insight into the history of space stations and discuss living and working in the ISS.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    13 January 2016 18:45 to 20:15
    Brooklands Museum - Weybridge
    The future of Brooklands museum will be explained.
    Industry: Aerospace
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    26 January 2016 18:30 to 21:00
    Oxford Brookes University - Oxford
    Technical lecture, joint with the ICE. 1830 for 1900 lecture start. Local Authorities and other bodies are working with the Environment Agency to develop a scheme to reduce flood risk in Oxford. The scheme is focussed around improving the capacity in Oxford's western floodplain, between Botley Road and Sandford-on-Thames, with a flood relief channel. The talk will cover the aims and the progress in developing the proposals.
    Industry: Energy Environment & Sustainability
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