Past Events

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  • Event Type: Technical Visit
    22 October 2015 14:00 to 16:00
    Science Museum Library Swindon - SWINDON
    A visit to the Science Museum Library and Archives based at Wroughton near Swindon. This extension of the London facility holds a huge collection of books, archives, journals and engineering plans documenting the history of science, technology, engineering and medicine over the past 500 years.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Life in a Nuclear Submarine    Fully Booked
    Event Type: Talk
    16 September 2015 17:30 to 19:30
    Cranfield University (Shrivenham)
    Nuclear submarines have the qualities of stealth, endurance and flexibility that afford them an unparalleled freedom to operate worldwide and “Life in a Nuclear Submarine” is a not too- serious view of what life is like for the ship’s company in some of the UK’s most powerful weapons.
    Industry: Defence
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    23 July 2015 17:30 to 19:30
    Cranfield University (Shrivenham)
    In 1912 there occurred a shipping disaster of such proportions that we are still talking and speculating about it over one hundred years later. This talk covers the circumstances that led to TITANIC’s creation, her collision, and her eventual loss, with particular emphasis on engineering and the role that engineers played in her short life - dispelling many of the popular myths that surround this tragedy.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: AGM
    05 March 2015 19:00 to 21:00
    Cranfield University (Shrivenham)
    Swindon Area's Annual General Meeting. Following the Firearms Event, we will hold the 2015 AGM. The AGM is open to IMechE members of all grades. Due to the location, it is essential that you book a place.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Firearms at the Defence Academy    Fully Booked
    Event Type: Technical Visit
    05 March 2015 17:00 to 20:00
    Defence Academy, Swindon (01793 785615) - Swindon
    An opportunity to view the excellent the firearms of the Defence Academy of the UK. This is an extensive collection of guns ranging from historical classics to cutting edge technology.
    Industry: Defence
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