Engineers and Doctors: Innovators Par Excellence
With Professor Peter Mathieson, FRSE,
Principal and Vice Chancellor of the
University of Edinburgh
We are delighted to warmly invite you to join us for Engineering Scotland’s October Innovation Lecture 2021 on Monday 25th October from 6pm, which is very kindly hosted by the University of Glasgow. We very much look forward to having you with us online.
Professor Mathieson, an erstwhile kidney doctor who has turned his hand in recent years to University leadership on two continents, will reflect on the similarities and differences between physicians and engineers. As the University of Edinburgh is at the forefront of engineering technology, we’ll literally travel from inner space to outer space – as with COP26 looming, we look forward to hearing about some of the energy and space innovations on which Edinburgh University has most recently been working. On a professional level, Peter will illustrate some fascinating aspects of the critically important problem-solving ethos which characterise both Physicians and Engineers and outline some of the ways in which – under his leadership – the University of Edinburgh is contributing to engineering innovations locally and further afield. He will also, no doubt, allude to some innovative ideas for the future.