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The Road Ahead Lecture 2014

The Road Ahead Prestige Lecture, was delivered by Sir Tom Devine on 19th May. Why did the Scottish Enlightenment happen and could it happen again? The renowned Scottish Enlightenment of the eighteenth century emerged from a small country which, on the face of it, was both poor and disadvantaged. The first part of the lecture […]

Audience and speaker

The Practical Lecture 2014

On 24th February, an audience of around 100 enjoyed an engaging talk from Chris Toop, General Manager – Energy, and Donald MacBrayne, Commercial Manager, of Scottish Water on… Scottish Water’s Energy Challenge … and Renewable Energy Solutions Imagine an electricity bill of in excess of £40 million per annum…. That’s what Scottish Water was facing…. Increasing treatment […]

Forthcoming Events

Leadenhall Building under construction

The New Technology Lecture 2014

Date for your diary: On the evening of Monday 27th October 2014, we are pleased to welcome Laing O’Rourke who will present the New Technology Lecture (itself an addition for Engineering Scotland), focusing on Building Information Modelling (BIM), recently used in the construction of the Leadenhall Building in London, among others. The event is kindly being […]