Engage 2017 Calendar


Sustainable Engineering Renewable Energy Masters Conference

This event presents successful projects from the 'Renewable Energy Systems and Environment' and 'Offshore Renewable Energy' MSc courses, which address industry and societal challenges. 

  8:50 am - 1:00 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Images of Research Exhibition

Visit this exciting exhibition to see this year’s entries to the University of Strathclyde’s annual Images of Research competition.

  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Cutting-edge Technologies for the Defence and Security Sectors
Sensors, Automation and Non-destructive Evaluation

This event will showcase world-leading and cutting-edge research from the University of Strathclyde’s Institute for Sensors, Signals and Communications (InstSSC) and explore opportunities for collaboration.

  10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

How to Teach EU Law in Scottish Law Schools After Brexit

A one-day workshop for those teaching and practicing EU law in order to consider curriculum reform after Brexit. 

  10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  Venue: Strathclyde Business School

Optimisation, Uncertainty Quantification and Data Analytics for the Engineering Sector

This event will address how design optimisation, uncertainty quantification and data analytics could benefit different industry sectors through case studies and discussion around current needs. 

  10:00 am - 3:30 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Launch of the Age-Friendly Academy
Showcasing Strathclyde's Commitment to Positive Ageing

The formal launch of the Academy by the Principal and Vice Chancellor Professor Sir Jim McDonald.

  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Autism, Transitions and Further or Higher Education

An afternoon workshop on the important and complex process of transition from school into further or higher education for a student with autism. 

  1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  Venue: The Collins Building

Centre for Energy Policy: Energy Conversations
Heat, power and mobility - long term infrastructure investment in an energy system flux.

This event is one of a series of Energy Conversations hosted by the Centre for Energy Policy in response to the Scottish Government Energy Strategy consultation.

  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Community Renewables Assessment Network

This event will introduce a new toolkit for the technical and non-technical assessment of community energy projects. 

  2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Future Technologies for Stroke Rehabilitation

Drop in to this technology showcase event to try out the latest stroke rehabilitation technologies developed by the Department of Biomedical Engineering. 

  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  Venue: The Wolfson Building

Making Glasgow a Sustainable Food City

A networking event to explore and promote sustainable and ethical production and consumption of food in Scotland.

  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  Venue: The Collins Building

The 3 Minute Thesis Competition
University of Strathclyde Final

The internationally renowned Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition has arrived at Strathclyde!

  3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Autism - Partnerships with Families

This event will consider the role of the teacher and practitioner in building and maintaining partnerships, and the impact they can have on a child with autism.  

  4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Images of Research - Opening Night

An event to the launch of the Images of Research exhibition 2017.

  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Mining, Tourism and Settlements in Outer Space: The Next Frontier

A public lecture to consider the question “Who owns the Moon?”.

  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre



Images of Research Exhibition

Visit this exciting exhibition to see this year’s entries to the University of Strathclyde’s annual Images of Research competition.

  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Becoming an Engaging Researcher

If you are interested in engaging the public with your research, then come along to this event and hear from experienced public engagement practitioners, including ‘Stunt Scientist’, presenter on Sky One’s ‘Brainiac: Science Abuse’, Guinness World Record Holder and five-time Blue Peter Badge Holder, Tom Pringle aka Dr Bunhead!

  9:45 am - 3:15 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

3D Printing for Medical Technologies

Hear about the latest developments in 3D bioprinting of tissues and organs which will one day transform current medical practices.

  10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Networking Event: Careers and Partnership Opportunities in Global Environmental Law and Governance

Participants will be invited to share their current projects in environmental law and governance at the international, EU and national levels; explore areas of common interest and potential ideas for future collaborations, as well as provide tips to students on career prospects and jobs in the area of environmental law and governance.

  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Risk Consortium Workshop

A state of the art review of key topics relating to risk analysis and management will be presented alongside case studies of recent projects. 

  10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  Venue: Strathclyde Business School

Showcasing Projects with Industry - Energy and the Environment

This event will showcase a variety of projects including carbon audits and environmental impacts undertaken by students in partnership with a variety of businesses and organisations. 

  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Family Advantage: Lessons from Scotland's Wealth Creators

Featuring a guest speaker from an award-winning multi-generation family business, this session will discuss how family business can grow and prosper.

  10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  Venue: Strathclyde Business School

Trans Awareness in Education

With a specific focus for those working in the education sector, the event is intended to promote increased knowledge and understanding of trans identities and experience.

  10:40 am - 4:00 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Accelerate your Time to Market with the Lean Startup Method

This two-hour lunchtime event delivered by MediCity could mitigate the risks of starting your own business or launching a new product or service.

  12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Authentic Leadership

This  taster session will help participants discover their own values and beliefs to enable them to become authentic leaders.

  12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
  Venue: Strathclyde Business School

Benchmarking Pay and Conditions in the Scottish Voluntary Sector

An event targeting HR professionals interested in the changing employment conditions in the Scottish voluntary sector.

  1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  Venue: Strathclyde Business School

Architecture and Museum Studies: Contemporary Challenges

This event will be an international exchange of practice and research insights into the synergy between architecture and museums in place and identity shaping.

  1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Change Management

This taster session will help you to understand how change impacts upon individuals, and identify practical steps to deal with change.

  1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
  Venue: Strathclyde Business School

Applied Mathematics for Nature and Technology
Society for Industrial Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Student Chapter Meeting 2017

MarAn event to demonstrate how mathematics can be applied to solve problems across a range of disciplines.

 
  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Brexit and the Environment in Scotland: Roundtable
Visions for the future of environmental law and governance in Scotland post-Brexit

This event will provide academics and practitioners with the opportunity for an in-depth discussion about the risks and opportunities that the EU exit will entail for environmental governance in Scotland. 

  2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships and their Role in Medical Technology Development

Find out how Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) projects can provide a cost-effective opportunity to develop Medtech products and services in your business.

  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Launch of the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance

Launch event of the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance (SCELG).

  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

A Review of Financial Markets
An interactive event using the Trading Simulation Lab at the University of Strathclyde

This interactive talk will provide an overview of current world economy and asset pricing and showcase the Bloomberg Laboratory using live data feeds from major financial markets.

  5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  Venue: Strathclyde Business School

The Costs of Youth Justice

An open discussion event hosted by The Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice asking what the costs of youth offending are to victims, perpetrators and society as a whole.

  5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  Venue: Collins Building



Images of Research Exhibition

Visit this exciting exhibition to see this year’s entries to the University of Strathclyde’s annual Images of Research competition.

  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

5th Strathclyde Postgraduate Colloquium on Environmental Law and Governance

An opportunity for Post Docs, PhD, MPhil and LLM students engaged in research in any area of environmental law and governance to present and discuss their work, or a part of it, in a supportive environment.

  9:15 am - 5:30 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Building Growth for Scotland's Craft Beer Sector
Deploying Entrepreneurial Capitals

This event is an interactive workshop to highlight and address current challenges within the Craft Beer sector.

  9:30 am - 4:30 pm
  Venue: Strathclyde Business School

Engaging Beyond Academia 2: Aspiration, Innovation and Change
Humanities and Social Sciences: Graduate School and School of Education

An event aimed at understanding the opportunities for engagement, and employment, for students in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

  10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Innovation Challenge
Design Thinking SPRINT Workshop

Understand the innovation needs of public-sector organisations and explore opportunities for collaborative solutions.

  10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  Venue: Strathclyde Business School

Advances in Monitoring and Assessing Structural Integrity

This event will showcase how the cost of maintenance and management of sustainable energy assets can be reduced.

  10:30 am - 3:30 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Addressing the Attainment Gap Through Active Play

Find out how Active Play is addressing some of Scotland’s most significant challenges in health and wellbeing whilst raising attainment in Scottish primary school children.

  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
  Venue: The Collins Building

Strathclyde 100

Strathclyde 100 is a network of entrepreneurial alumni and business people who, through a series of events, support emerging Strathclyde entrepreneurs

  6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

International Multi-Disciplinary Mega-Projects with AECOM
Faculty of Engineering Special Lecture

Ant Wilson MBE, Director of AECOM will give an overview of the international projects that AECOM have successfully delivered, including the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic parks, the New World Trade Centre in New York, flood relief schemes and the BAS Antarctic Research Station Halley VI.

  6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Mary Kilborn Lecture 2017
Stephen Joseph: Building Bridges: Deepening the Connection between Person-Centred Therapy and Positive Psychology

Evening lecture by Stephen Joseph, a renowned expert on positive psychology.

  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  Venue: McCance Building, Level 3



3rd Climate and Sustainability Project (CASP) Workshop
Agenda 2030: Building Bridges

This event focuses on “mainstreaming” International Environmental Law in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.  The student-led initiative welcomes input and discussion from a distinguished panel of experts.

  9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  Venue: Scottish Universities Insight Institute

Images of Research Exhibition

Visit this exciting exhibition to see this year’s entries to the University of Strathclyde’s annual Images of Research competition.

  9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

Scotland's Economy 2017
Economic Issues facing Scotland

This event will discuss the key issues facing Scotland’s economy in 2017 and how to move forward. The event will also mark the launch of the latest Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Scotland report.

  9:00 am - 11:30 am
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

DMEM Industrial Project Presentations
Presentations, exhibition, networking for DMEM's industrial projects 2016/17

The event will be a showcase for the work of DMEM students but also a platform for industrial collaborators.

  9:15 am - 1:30 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre

IBioIC Skills for Industry Day 2017

A networking event to review the current and future skills required to support business needs in the Biotechnology, Life and Chemical Science sectors of Scotland.

  10:00 am - 3:30 pm
  Venue: The Collins Building

Inaugural Scottish Clinical Excellence Network for Speech Sound Disorders

An event for Speech and Language Therapists who are interested in improving practice in working with people with developmental Speech Sound Disorders.

  10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  Venue: McCance Building, Level 3

Creative Design through Humour and Improvisation

A fascinating opportunity to try out a new idea-generation technique and investigate how it could benefit your industry.

  2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  Venue: The Technology and Innovation Centre