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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
The Oxfordshire network is doing a joint event with the BCS titled "Federated Cloud Computing", where Dr David Wallom, Associate Director of Oxford eResearch Centre, will be giving a talk on their current projects and how core services support large scale operation.   Details of the event are as follows. Date: Thursday 5th March 2015 ... read more...
Posted by Yuk Kwan Cheung on IET Oxfordshire Network Feb 23, 2015 10:11 am GMT
ScienceOxford our local STEMNET organisation are looking for volunteers to help with their schools projects. The following, provided by Brian Mackenwells, detail two projects that are just about to start in our area:   The first project is “Practical Programming”: “Practical programming is a workshop for school ... read more...
Posted by Yuk Kwan Cheung on IET Oxfordshire Network Nov 20, 2014 8:33 am GMT
Knowledge packs
Everybody loves free stuff, right? The IET are granting all their members a free knowledge pack every year which enables you to download journals, conference articles and eBook chapters at no cost. The pack will incorporate a collection of five credits which will allow five free downloads from over 400 eBooks, over 1,300 conference publications and ... read more...
Posted by Julie Hudson on IET Oxfordshire Network Feb 18, 2014 10:50 am GMT

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