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Marsh Farm Hotel | 14 March 2013 18:30 to 20:30
Following the Olympics and Paralympics of last summer, this lecture examines the influence and use of engineering in sport. Particularly how leading edge technologies from industry are used to create faster, lighter and more efficient equipment, to how precision analysis tools are allowing coaches to fine-tune athletes’ performance better than ever before. Technology usually associated with Formula 1 is making cyclists go faster, composite materials help pole-vaulters leap higher.
Industry sector: Non Industry Specific.
Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution | 13 March 2013 18:30 to 21:00
Reducing the load for soldiers – wearable soldier systems. Nomination evening.
Industry sector: Defence & Government Services.
University of Bristol | 12 March 2013 17:00 to 20:00
Peter Wright, a Vehicle Integration Manager from JLR will be talking about how the new Range Rover ties in with the company's plans for sustainability. Lauren Coyle, an accommodation and usage engineer who has gone through JLR's graduate scheme will be on hand for an informal recruitment Q&A after the talk. The pair will also be bringing with them a brand new Ranger Rover, which will be parked outside Queens Building for you to get up close and personal!
Industry sector: Automotive.
Cardiff University School of Engineering | 11 March 2013 17:15 to 19:00
An update on the exciting Crossrail project, which is the biggest engineering project in Europe. This lecture will describe key aspects of the project design and planning, provide an update on construction progress and explain how engineering solutions have been developed to cope with the challenges presented by delivering such a complex project in the heart of a congested city.
Industry sector: Railway.
Glendinning Lecture Theatre (2D67) | 06 March 2013 18:00 to 22:00
Join the IMechE in collaboration with CIBSE at this Energy Question Time event, where a panel of speakers will answer your questions on the subject of "Achieving a Sustainable Energy Future". There will also be time for networking with a buffet and drinks provided.
Industry sector: Energy Environment & Sustainability.
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