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We are holding a video competition that is open to anyone studying or practicing engineering in Oxfordshire. The purpose of the competition is to showcase the variety of engineering that takes place in Oxfordshire. The prize for the best video is £250 and the best 3 videos will have the opportunity to feature on the IET Oxfordshire YouTube channel. ... read more...
Posted by James Curnow on IET Oxfordshire Network Oct 8, 2020 2:08 pm BST
We are working to create virtual events and would like to ask which areas of engineering are of most interest to members. I have posted a Poll on our Twitter page @IETOxford where you can vote for an engineering topic that you would like to hear more about. The IET Oxford Twitter feed is now visible here on our communities page, so if you don't have a Twitter ... read more...
Posted by James Curnow on IET Oxfordshire Network Aug 14, 2020 12:46 pm BST
While we are not able to host events as normal, we are looking into ways that we can create events virtually and would like to know which topics members would be interested in hearing about. I am working on a series of short pre-recorded webinars on various engineering topics. The first is a short presentation on the subject of using spreadsheets to carry ... read more...
Posted by James Curnow on IET Oxfordshire Network Jun 28, 2020 3:45 pm BST
While we are not currently able to attend events as normal, we are working on ways to provide interesting content here on our communities page that can help with gaining CPD while at home. We are also working on rescheduling events that have been postponed and planning for events for 2021. For updates you can follow us on Twitter @IETOxford   read more...
Posted by James Curnow on IET Oxfordshire Network Apr 10, 2020 12:44 pm BST
We are now taking registrations for the tours at Culham Science Centre! There will be presentations on nuclear fusion research and the advanced remote handling equipment at Culham. These will be followed by tours for a chance to see the handling equipment on JET and the brand new Remote Applications in Challenging Environments (RACE) building. ... read more...
Posted by Yuk Kwan Cheung on IET Oxfordshire Network Apr 18, 2016 5:25 pm BST
This lecture/demonstration by Roy Smith, Managing Director of DSC Ltd,  took place on 16th March 2016 at the Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory in Oxford, and  was well received by about 85 attendees.  The presentation was informative, lively and thoroughly entertaining, covering essential issues of the Dangerous Substances and Explosive ... read more...
Posted by Yuk Kwan Cheung on IET Oxfordshire Network Mar 24, 2016 4:40 pm GMT
Poster for the DSEAR with a Big Bang event on Wednesday 16th March 2016: To reserve a place, follow the link in the poster or click here  to register.   read more...
Posted by Yuk Kwan Cheung on IET Oxfordshire Network Dec 23, 2015 11:21 am GMT
ESA Business Incubation Centre, Harwell will host a Hackathon on the Harwell Campus on 17/18 October 2015. The theme for this event is 'Well Being'. We are looking for innovative ideas using space technology in a non-space application. This can include a variety of sectors such as: healthcare sport energy  security If you are an ... read more...
Posted by Yuk Kwan Cheung on IET Oxfordshire Network Oct 14, 2015 11:56 am BST
Mentoring Awareness Week
Do you remember someone from early in your career who supported and inspired you to become the professional you are today? Could you be that person for someone working toward Professional Registration? The IET Mentoring Service are currently seeking mentors in your area for those working toward professional registration.  If you are already ... read more...
Posted by Julie Hudson on IET Oxfordshire Network Sep 25, 2015 11:33 am BST
On average Williams F1 builds 7 chassis per season over a 30-year history – that’s a lot of cars, so what do they do with them?   Perhaps one of the most prized possessions in the team’s armoury, the Collection is somewhat revered by everyone at Williams F1 and provides a suitable destination for some of the finest Grand Prix cars ever built ... read more...
Posted by Jonathan Stevens on IET Oxfordshire Network May 26, 2015 5:57 pm BST

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