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Improving the world through engineering

Extreme weather can damage or disrupt the UK's energy system infrastructure

New research from the Energy Technologies Institute identifies how natural hazards, such as extreme wind, flooding and hail, can be characterised to help improve energy system infrastructure design.


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The Institution of Mechanical Engineers Annual Dinner

Join the Institution at the newly-opened museum Aerospace Bristol, housing the final Concorde ever built, to celebrate engineering excellence – and 50 years of supersonic travel.

A spectacular backdrop for a memorable night of networking and fine dining.

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Meet the mechanical engineer

Follow us through the UK's Year of Engineering as we introduce a diverse range of engineers - each making a difference!

November: Tomorrow's Engineers

Meet Sandy Rodger: Engineering a transformation in sanitation worldwide 

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