Our live events are suspended for the duration of the Covid-19 crisis. However, we are developing on-line sessions where possible; watch this space for updates. We are working though each event to denote its status.

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The Climate and Money

Café Scientifique member John Stott looks at evidence for the relationship between the climate problem and money. As an engineer, his initial reaction to the climate problem was to see it as problem about carbon pollution, so the way to... Continue Reading →

What is Engineering Education and does it work?

Dr Rebecca Broadbent, Teaching Fellow, College of Engineering and Physical Science, Aston University Engineers have the power to shape the world and improve people’s lives, however engineering firms continue to warn of a shortage of engineers that poses a threat... Continue Reading →