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Sustainable Energy and Transport

How can we advance UK Healthcare?

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has launched a report into Biomedical Engineering recommending key changes within the NHS and beyond to support the emerging discipline of Biomedical Engineering. Key contributors discuss the report and it's findings. The full report can be downloaded at

Tesco engineering energy-efficient stores

Mark Hawker, IMechE Fellow and Head of Engineering Design for Tesco Property Services, discusses the construction and operation of their energy-efficient sustainable concept store. Using new technologies and construction methods, engineers have radically reduced the store's energy consumption and achieved a 43% reduction in its carbon footprint. They are now well on course to reducing their energy consumption by 50% between 2000 and 2010.

Tidal Energy lecture

Dr George A Aggidis, Director of Lancaster University Renewable Energy Group & Fluid Machinery Group, discusses recent reports showing that tidal energy could become the major supplier of UK energy.

How MMBC manage environmental risk in Design & Build Contracts

This webinar provides a summary of the challenges associated with managing environmental risks and opportunities in both design and construction. The webinar isgiven by Helen Leyshon. Helen is Environmental Lead in Mott MacDonald Bentley Contracting (MMBC), she is working primarily on projects with Severn Trent Water. MMBC focuses on the delivery of Design & Build and Build only projects in the water, environment, energy, commercial building and local authority sectors. Part of the Mott MacDonald Group, MMBC employs over 1800 employees.

Vertical Aerospace Making Air Travel Personal, On Demand and Carbon Free

Development of electric Urban VTOL aircraft over 3 prototypes

The Secret History of Fighter Aircraft Engine Development in WW2

Authoritative account of wartime engine development.

How Can Britain's Hydrogen Economy Develop Over The Next 30 Years

This webinar will focus on the benefits of hydrogen to a decarbonised energy system via its creation and use of hydrogen itself or as a feedstock for other fuels. Watch this webinar to understand the advantages and disadvantages, as well as some key areas of focus for research, development and deployment.

Integration of the Engine into Aircraft Wings

A specific class of design problem

4th Teesside Area Tech Talk: Net Zero, Real One's

In this fourth Teesside Tech Talk, hosted by members of the IMechE's Teessside Area Panel and the Institution of Power Engineers (IPowerE), engineers will hear about two large scale net zero projects being developed on Teesside. David Few, Project Director, Innogy will give a talk on the 1.4 gigawatt (GW) Sofia Offshore Wind Farm sited on Dogger Bank, which will connect to the National Grid in Teesside and is the largest renewable project in the North East of England. Then Colin McGill, Project Director, Net Zero Teesside will give a talk on NZT’s Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) project, based in Teesside in the North East of England. In partnership with local industry and with committed, world class partners, it aims to decarbonise a cluster of carbon-intensive businesses by as early as 2030.

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