2015 news archive

2015 archive - News about the activities of the Foundation

Monthly news bulletin issue 11/2015

Contents: new opportunities for PhDs in nanotechnology; application of emerging technologies to saving lives at sea; improving knowledge of science among young people in Greece; new editor at The Conversation; UK NEST awards science and engineering scholarships

Monthly news bulletin 10/2015

Annual review; Lloyd's Register opens its door to the public; NSIRC PhD student present to the Foundation; Lloyd’s Register Foundation Heritage & Education Centre; Yarrow Exhibition for the Lord Mayor’s City Giving Day Visit; The Big Bang Fair 2015; Travelling Science Education in Turkey.

David Proctor Memorial Lecture 2016

The annual BCMH David Proctor Memorial Lecture returns to 71 Fenchurch Street for an event celebrating David Proctor's great contribution to maritime history.

Amazing Devonshire Marbles

A lecture by Professor Gordon Walkden to celebrate the launch of his new 2-volume Guide published in conjunction with the Geologists' Association and the Lloyd's Register Foundation, Devonshire marbles - their geology, history and uses.

Digitising the Past: conference explores educational use of historic collections

The Lloyd’s Register Foundation’s Heritage and Education Centre (HEC) has hosted a two-day international conference on the future of digitisation in the heritage sector, discussing current innovative projects and exploring future trends and opportunities to use digital collections in a more meaningful way.

Monthly news bulletin 9/2015

Annual review; Lloyd's Register opens its door to the public; NSIRC PhD student present to the Foundation; Lloyd’s Register Foundation Heritage & Education Centre; Yarrow Exhibition for the Lord Mayor’s City Giving Day Visit; The Big Bang Fair 2015; Travelling Science Education in Turkey.

Launch of Foresight review of resilience engineering

A look at how resilience engineering could enhance the safety of life and property through the improved resilience of engineered structures, systems, organisations and communities around the world.

Monthly news bulletin issue 8/2015

Contents: funding to improve STEM teaching and learning; LR mentors for our TWI Phd studentships; robotics and autonomous systems; Project Undaunted; get in contact and join in The Conversation; RNLI open their new all-weather centre

Monthly news bulletin issue 7/2015

Contents: project on the future of LR’s archive gets an official name; The Conversation; comments invited: structural integrity and systems performance, and resilience engineering; Foundation establishes grants in nanotechnologies; grant to Alan Turing Institute confirmed; seafarer’s mental healthproject on the future of LR’s archive gets an official name; The Conversation; comments invited: structural integrity and systems performance, and resilience engineering; Foundation establishes grants in nanotechnologies; grant to Alan Turing Institute confirmed; seafarer’s mental health

Monthly news bulletin issue 6/2015

This workshop aimed to design models of industry/academia collaboration and to build science, innovation and R&D ties between South Africa and the UK. For more on this and other news from the Foundation click the title above.

Prof YS Choo receives Kurobane Award

Professor Yoo Sang Choo, Lloyd’s Register Foundation Professor at National University of Singapore, receives an award in recognition of his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of tubular structures.

Monthly news bulletin 5/2015

Contents: structural integrity and systems performance foresight review; measuring and reporting on our impact; Prof Jeom Paik awarded the William Froude Medal; digitisation update.

Monthly news bulletin issue 4/2015

This month we highlight some recent activity including a recent visit to Korea and Singapore, our resilience engineering workshop, the inaugural NSIRC conference to be held in June, Arkwright scholarships, and our Information Centre's digitisation project.

Annual review 2014 highlights successful year

The highlights from our first full year of operation in 2013/14 illustrate the progress we have made in our ambition to become one of the world’s leading engineering research and education charities.