Past Events

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  • Event Type: Talk
    18 June 2015 19:00 to 21:00
    Weymouth College - Weymouth
    Winfrith was a 350 acre prototype reactor site for civil nuclear power operating up to nine reactors and numerous other facilities. Alan Bennett will talk about the major successes in decommissioning at Winfrith to date and go on to discuss some of the challenges that still remain and present proposed solutions to complete decommissioning and closure of the Winfrith nuclear licensed site.
    Industry: Nuclear power
  • Event Type: Talk
    14 May 2015 19:00 to 21:00
    Weymouth College - Weymouth
    This talk will cover the design of commercial wind turbine blades and be based around the design life-cycle of a new blade from the first design calculations, to detailing modelling, and final testing.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk
    16 April 2015 19:00 to 21:00
    Weymouth College - Weymouth
    Interested in protecting your inventions and painstakingly improved designs? Patent attorneys from two firms will discuss intellectual property protection for mechanical and electrical devices. They will provide examples of the anatomy of a good patent. Criteria such as novelty and inventive step will be explained. Exploitation models to profit from protected inventions will be covered.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk
    13 November 2014 19:00 to 21:00
    Weymouth College - Weymouth
    NMF-Sea Systems is based at the National Oceanography Centre at Southampton and operates the two Royal Research vessels James Cook and Discovery. The talk will cover the build, and early service periods of the new vessel RRS Discovery including the operational aspects such as manoeuvrability and navigation as well as information about the deployment systems and sampling techniques commonly in use.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Talk
    09 October 2014 19:00 to 21:00
    Weymouth College - Weymouth
    The presentation will provide a brief introduction to ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK based at Winfrith, Dorset and then describe the transition underway from traditional naval minehunting to assets deployed either remotely or autonomously. It will then go onto describe a new generation of sonar able to discriminate between mines and other seabed objects and discuss techniques to provide Automated Target Recognition. Conclusions will then be presented.
    Industry: Cross-sector
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