Past Events

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  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    19 November 2019 18:00 to 20:00
    Lancaster University (LUMS-LT2) - Lancaster
    The IMechE Fluid Machinery Group and Lancashire Area Committee are hosting an event at Lancaster University. The evening will provide a short introduction to how Lancaster University works with industry partners, a guest lecture on the Northern Tidal Power Gateways project and finish with an optional tour of the Engineering Department facilities. Venue: LUMS-LT2
    Industry: Fluid machinery
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    07 November 2019 18:00 to 20:30
    University of Central Lancashire (GBLT) - Preston
    Presented by Stuart Broadbent, Mechanical Engineer and Obsolescence Director for Alstom, Vice Chair of IIOM UK Chapter, and a member of the board of IIOM, we will lern about the timeline of railway history to introduce and explain obsolescence management, showing how the short life-cycle of electronic components driven by consumer markets makes sustaining of railway systems increasingly difficult with case study examples.
    Industry: Railway
  • Sellafield Visit    Fully Booked
    Event Type: Technical visit
    05 November 2019 12:00 to 17:00
    Selalfield
    An officially organised visit to Sellafield, a industry leading nuclear fuel reprocessing and decomissioning site. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the industries present in the North West and to gain valuable insight into career opportunities.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    30 October 2019 18:30 to 20:00
    Rolls-Royce Bankfield Facility - Barnoldswick
    The tour of the Rolls-Royce Bankfield facility in Barnoldswick and brief introductory presentation will cover the modern design concepts of turbine blades and how that and their manufacture have changed over the years. In addition quality control techniques, an insight into the future, and whether carbon fibre and graphene are likely to have a role to play, will be covered.
    Industry: Aerospace Industries
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    25 October 2019 18:00 to 19:00
    Lancaster University Engineering Breakout Space (C Floor) - Lancaster
    The first meeting of the NLYMP for the 2019/20 academic year will seek to establish the panel's goals for the upcoming year.
    Industry: Other Industries / Sectors
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