Past Events

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  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    13 March 2018 18:00 to 20:00
    Swansea University - Swansea
    The drive to reduce our carbon footprint affects all manufacturing processes. New EU legislations are forcing automotive manufacturers to produce more environmentally friendly cars with lower CO2 emissions. With 76% of a vehicle’s energy consumption being directly related to the mass of the car; making cars more lightweight is deemed highly important to satisfy future legislative directives.
    Industry: Research & development
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    27 February 2018 19:00 to 20:30
    Herefordshire & Ludlow College - Hereford
    Microbubbles and nano bubbles have been linked to everything from curing cancer to producing tastier fish! This talk aims to sort the fact from fiction whilst also discussing some of the less well known applications in industries such as cleaning and agriculture. The talk will also look at some of the issues surrounding these bubbles including the fact that some of them might not exist!
    Industry: Process Industries
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    12 February 2018 18:15 to 20:30
    Tata Steel Llanwern - Llanwern House - Newport
    This event is a tour of the newly installed and commissioned Automotive Finishing Line at Tata Steel Llanwern.
    Industry: Manufacturing
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    06 February 2018 18:15 to 20:00
    Holiday Inn, Cardiff North, M4 Jct. 32 - Cardiff
    A brief tour of lightning research at Cardiff University, from generating powerful lightning bolts in Europe's only university-based lightning laboratory, the role of new materials in protecting commercial aircraft in flight from direct strikes, to whether increased lightning due to global warming affects tree mortality in the tropics.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    14 November 2017 18:15 to 20:15
    Holiday Inn, Cardiff North, M4 Jct. 32 - Cardiff
    Atlantic College was the testing ground for the rigid inflatable boat (RIB) that was conceived by Rear Admiral Desmond Hoare and built by students in the 1960s. It has gone on to become the workhorse of maritime rescue agencies and used worldwide in the leisure and commercial industries.
    Industry: Human Factors in Safety and Reliability (SRG)
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