#Lectures

Engineering Talks – River Monitoring in Cold Regions

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Joey Simoes - a masters student in the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Manitoba - has created a short video that explains in under one minute his thesis. Simoes masters focuses on water resources and ice engineering and uses photogrammetry, image processing, and machine learning, to...

Engineering Talks – Ruth Amos on The Problem, How I Solved It, and Where it Has Taken Me

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How does a GCSE project turn into a design company with international reach? Touching on the themes of young ambition, fear, common sense, education and entrepreneurship, Ruth recounts the extraordinary adventure that taking the leap to build her own start-up took her on. As a keen, challenge-hungry...

Engineering Talks – Colossus & the Breaking of Lorenz

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By the end of World War Two 10 Colossus machines were working around the clock to find the start wheels of the Lorenz-encrypted messages. These machines made a huge impact by accelerating the code-breaking and enabling many more messages to be deciphered and it is sometimes said that...

Engineering Talks – The first heart Tal Golesworthy saved was his own

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The first heart Tal Goldsworthy, a British engineer, saved was his own. Golesworthy was born with a condition called Marfan syndrome. This genetic disorder affected his body’s connective tissue and can cause the aorta to stretch and rupture. A chemical engineer by training, Golesworthy was terrified by...

Engineering Talks – Jay Foreman on “The History of Every London Airport”

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Heathrow might be the hot topic of the week, but the history of the UK's air infrastructure is (honestly!) fascinating. In this series comedian, Jay Foreman looks at the history of every airport in London, including some that have disappeared, and some that don't really count ....

Engineering Talks – Dr Steve Melia on “Urban Transport Without the Hot Air”

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Senior Lecturer in Transport and Planning at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), Dr Steve Melia, is going to be in from of a common select committee investigating the causes and possible solutions to road congestion in London on Tuesday this week. In a...