2018 news archive

2018 archive - News about the activities of the Foundation

Four PhD Scholarships in Maritime History

The University of Hull, in collaboration with Lloyd’s Register Foundation and the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History, is offering four full-time UK/EU PhD Scholarships in the cultural and technical dimensions of 19th and 20th century shipping, fisheries and trade.

LR Safety Accelerator partners with Plug and Play

The Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator, established to solve some of the toughest safety and risk challenges, has partnered with global innovation platform Plug and Play.

The HELMEPA-LRF Campaign kicks off at Marmari in Evia

Τhe Exhibition of HELMEPA's "Educational Community and Public Awareness Campaign on the Marine Environment, Shipping and Sciences" was inaugurated on Tuesday 26 September at the Cultural Center of Marmari.

Distributed ledger for engineered systems: hype or hope?

A new report published by The Alan Turing Institute and Lloyd's Register Foundation identifies significant potential for engineers to use distributed ledger/blockchain technology to improve safety.

The HELMEPA-LRF Campaign moves to Marmari and Karystos

Aligning with the opening of the new school year, the activities of HELMEPA's "Educational Community and Public Awareness Campaign on the Marine Environment, Shipping and Sciences" move to South Evia, and specifically to the towns of Marmari and Karystos, from 26 September to 6 October 2017.

Alert! Compendium

Safety at sea promoted by vital maritime industry educational resource.

Resilience programme first call for proposals

This call for scoping studies for consolidating knowledge on resilience between and within critical infrastructure sectors is aimed at supporting the agenda setting.

Making an impact

Our Foundation Review 2016 outlines the impact we’re making in becoming one of the world’s leading engineering research and education charities.

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.

Foresight review of robotics and autonomous systems

How could developments in the area of robotics and autonomous systems impact the safety and performance of the engineered assets and the infrastructures on which modern society relies?

LRQA supports Project for the Safe Production of Marine Plants

Lloyd’s Register Foundation has agreed a £500k grant to the world leading food sciences institution, Wageningen University and Research (WUR), supporting the Safe production Of Marine plants and use of Ocean Space (SOMOS).

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.

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 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.

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.

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 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.

£10m offer to the Alan Turing Institute to support engineering applications of big data

The Lloyd’s Register Foundation, the leading UK charity supporting engineering-related research and education worldwide, today launched its Foresight review of big data and announced a conditional grant offer of £10 million over five years to support research by the Alan Turing Institute on engineering applications of big data.

Monthly news bulletin - Issue 2/2014

We’ve chosen this month to say something in particular about the skills and education element of our grants portfolio. This is an area we are reviewing at the moment in order to maximise our impact in the skills and education area connected with our three strategic objectives