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3rd Zienkiewicz Lecture 2019

SWIEET sponsored this year’s Zienkiewicz Lecture, which was given by Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff FRS of Nottingham University on the subject of Supercriticality: From Blue Fluid to Green Chemistry.Supercritical fluid phenomena was discovered in the 1890s but has only relatively recently taken off in industrial processes.  It was held on Wednesday, […]

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Future Engineers: Challenged.

As the demand for future engineers increases across the UK, Engineers have a responsibility to educate, inspire and convince young people to become the next generation of problem solvers. SWIEET sponsored the Institution of Civil Engineers in South Wales, as part of Tomorrow’s Engineers week to do […]

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Arkwright Awards

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Prof Hywel Thomas (Cardiff University who proposed the vote of thanks), Lord Robert Mair (Cambridge University who delivered the  fifty ninth Menelaus Lecture), Phil Hourahine (Chair of SWIE(ET)2007) and Prof John Tucker (Swansea University master of ceremonies) after one of the South Wales Institute’s finest events.

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The Engineering Employers Federation schools F1 challenge.

Dr Jarmila Davies and our Chair meeting with the successful competitors at the Engineering Employers Federation schools F1 challenge.  

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William Menelaus 1818-1882 Engineer and Steel Pioneer

Menelaus The Dowlais Ironworks at Merthyr Tydfil was one of the first to move into steelmaking era by the Bessemer process and William Menelaus was instrumental in this change. Born on 10 March 1818 at East Lothian in Scotland, he was apprenticed with a firm of engineers […]

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Year in Industry Poster Presentation 2018 – College of Engineering, Swansea University

The event was a great success, with 64 students presenting posters to university staff, students and industry representatives. Photos from the event are available at: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmuiZk5Z.

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: UWTSD Team MCR Race Report: Castle Combe 15/7/18

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South Wales Institute of Engineers, congratulates and is delighted with the University of Wales, Trinity St Davids achievement

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Phil presenting prizes to the Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Bro Myrddin at the 2018 Schools F1 challenge

 

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