Events in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
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Welcome to the Inaugural Meeting of The University of Manchester Centre for Crisis Studies and Mitigation. Tentative agenda: - Centre for Crisis Studies and Mitigation: Introduction, History, and Goals – Prof David Schultz - Introductions and Research Opportunities – Attendees Coffee Break - Small-Group Discussions - Formation of Researc..
A three-day short course designed for professional engineers, consultants, researchers and graduate students, who may be involved in the analysis, testing, modelling, design and the assessment of structures against impact, blast and shock loads. The course will be also be suitable to architects, estate developers, security managers, and govern..
Infrastructure resilience requires wide stakeholder engagement, including with local communities and households. This is a challenge for professions, organisations and policies that have established cultures and expertise in top-down, centralised management of infrastructure. Co-design approaches have the potential to enable early, meaningful..
The Nuclear Graphite Research Group of The University of Manchester are hosting a short course in Nuclear Graphite Technology on 12-13 November 2019. Around 20% of UK electrical power is generated by 14 graphite moderated Advanced Gas-cooled Reactors (AGRs). These AGRs are between 30 to 42 years old, ie: beyond their envisaged design life of..
A not nuclear-themed quiz and opportunity for the University's dispersed nuclear community to enjoy some food and drinks together. Teams of up to six people - you can bring one or join one on the day. Please book your place via Eventbrite.
Workshop for development of equipment and processes for safe analysis of radioactive user samples using the beamlines on the Harwell site. We will focus on existing capability, science cases and user requirements for future development. Preliminary schedule: - 09:00-11:30 Pre-meeting tour and discussion for attendees arriving the previous..
Room 5.206, University Place 12:00-13:15 Lunch and lecture 13:15-14:00 Activity session (optional) Delivered by the National Nuclear Laboratory’s Director of External Relations, Adrian Bull, and Plant Chemist and lead for its R&D programme on Public Engagement with Nuclear Issues, Reuben Holmes. During the activity session, attendees wil..
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