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Managing a team of people can be a difficult task.  You may have many different personalities who place different constraints on your time and sometimes this may cause conflict. Getting your team to work together to perform, requires a manager who is adaptable in their approach and indeed in how they motivate their staff.  This interactive workshop, aims to provide ...
Date & time
27/02/2020 6:00pm GMT
End date & time
27/02/2020 8:30pm GMT
Address
Lecture room 5 (LR5)
Trumpington Street
Cambridge, CB2 1PZ
United Kingdom
An Institute of Physics (IOP) lecture for the public, presented by Prof Sir James Hough Associate Director Institute for Gravitational Research.

This talk will review progress in the field of gravitational wave detection from the first days of the aluminium bar detectors to the present time where the laser interferometer detectors Advanced LIGO and Advanced Virgo have allowed gravitational waves to be ...
Date & time
11/03/2020 7:00pm GMT
End date & time
11/03/2020 8:30pm GMT
Address
High Cross, Charles Babbage Road
Cambridge, CB3 0HB
United Kingdom
Angel Trains was created in 1994 as one of three rolling stock companies ("ROSCOs") in preparation for the privatisation of the rail industry.  It now leases nearly 4500 vehicles with a value of nearly £3.5Bn to 20 operating companies.  One of the companies working with  Angel Trains, Chiltern Railways, wanted to run hybrid diesel and battery-powered trains to improve reliability and shorten journey times ...
Date & time
12/03/2020 6:30pm GMT
End date & time
12/03/2020 8:00pm GMT
Address
Room LT0
Trumpington Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 1PZ
United Kingdom
So what's wrong with the compound microscope? Not a lot, but after 300 years, inventors Andrew Monk and Richard Williams thought it would be nice to put a lab quality microscope in your pocket and connect it to your mobile phone.  It turns out that re-engineering the microscope allows scientists to carry out important primary research and education in The Amazon, Antarctica and even on Everest with a 1 micron ...
Date & time
23/04/2020 6:30pm BST
End date & time
23/04/2020 8:00pm BST
Address
Room LT0
Trumpington Street
Cambridge, CB2 1PZ
United Kingdom
Emerging social trends such as the widespread deployment of small-scale solar installations, the adoption of electric vehicles and changing patterns of power generation are putting immense pressure on the UKs electrical grid infrastructure.  In order to invest efficiently and minimise consumer bills, the Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) are in a race to upgrade, maintain and replace ...
Date & time
21/05/2020 6:30pm BST
End date & time
21/05/2020 8:00pm BST
Address
Room LT0
Trumpington Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 1PZ
United Kingdom
Prof Peter Tavner, former Head of Engineering at Durham University, describes how renewable electrical energy  source  variability  can be balanced within the European electrical grid.   He shows the changing impact of wind, solar and other renewable sources on the market and technical operation of the grid.  In this context he explains the relative importance of generation diversity and the roles of ...
Date & time
22/10/2020 6:30pm BST
End date & time
22/10/2020 8:00pm BST
Address
Trumpington Street
Cambridge, CB2 1PZ
United Kingdom

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