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The 60th William Menelaus Lecture

Finally, following a three year hiatus due to COVID, the 60th William Menelaus Lecture took place on the 15th March 2023, the title was; DELIVERING NET ZERO Presented by The Baroness Brown of Cambridge DBE FREng FRS Julia King Baroness Brown has kindly made her slides available, […]

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ICE Wales Cymru Apprentice of the Year

ICE Wales Cymru Apprentice of the Year, sponsored by SWIEET, is awarded for excellence in both professional and academic study undertaken by apprentices of the Wales Apprenticeship Alliance, a collaboration between ICE Wales Cymru, Welsh Government – Transport and Apprenticeship Divisions, Arcadis and SWIEET. We are looking […]

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EESW’s F1 schools’ competition

Phil our Chair, presenting prizes to the EESW's F1 schools' competition at  Cardiff City Football Club.Read more

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

Arkwright Awards Arend Dafydd Franssens, Ioan Peake-Jones, Dr Jarmila Davies (Trustee), Jake Gore, Xoaquin Castrelo-BrignellRead more

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 Just before Christmas 2018, a deputation visited Penderyn to celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of William Menelaus’s, our founder. The mission was to present a plague about Menelaus to Richard Noble, Landlord of the Red Lion in Penderyn. Menelaus has a modest grave in the […]

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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:

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