FES FutureNetwork Event

FES FutureNetwork Graduate and Apprentice Networking Event: Anglia Ruskin Students' Union, Thursday 24 October, 19.30

This October is time for our 2013 networking event!

We are trying to get as many new science and engineering professionals and enthusiasts together to meet, greet and network.

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The 2013-2014 lecture programme is published

Our programme of lectures for the 2013-2014 season is now finalised. It looks to be a highly varied and exciting programme, and as ever we are hugely grateful to Anglia Ruskin University, the IET, IMechE and ICE for working with and supporting us.

Details of all our upcoming events can be viewed on the website in our Events section. Printed term cards are being prepared for members

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A sixth-former's view by Annabelle (2013)

Annabelle receiving her award

Annabelle Richmond, winner of the Year 12-13 Systems and Control category, gives her thoughts on the 2013 CSES Schools' Competition.

I didn't know about the competition or the CSES until a few weeks prior to the event. One of the teachers at my school asked me if I'd like to take my project to the competition for the day with a few friends who were entering, and who also won prizes!

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Essex's Industrial Archaeology

A special one-day conference at the Essex Record Office investigating Essex's industrial past: Sat 6 July 2013, 9.30am-4.30pm

Since large-scale industrialisation began in the eighteenth century, industrial development has had a huge influence on the way people have lived. Essex is often overlooked as an industrial county, but industry is a fascinating aspect of the county's past. This one-day conference will take a look at the industries which sprang up here, and the impact they had on local people's lives.

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Schools' Competition 2013: Call for entries and SEEDS

Annual Engineering and Technology Competition: 28th June 2013

This year we are once again pleased to invite you to enter our annual Engineering and Technology Competition which will be held in Chelmsford at the Rivermead Campus, Anglia Ruskin University, Bishop Hall Lane, CM1 1SQ on Friday 28th June 2013.

The competition aims to encourage young people to take up a career in Engineering or Technology, and offers an opportunity to meet like-minded people in what we believe is a stimulating and fun environment.

There will be more than 25 prizes to compete for, donated by the Society and local businesses.

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Website maintenance complete

The website maintenance is now complete.

The website now uses a secure connection when accessing the members' area or any administrative functions.

If you receive any errors as a result, for example certificate errors or redirection errors, please contact the Webmaster.

Thank you for your patience while this work was carried out.

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Website maintenance

The website is currently undergoing some essential maintenance.

Progress update: the main infrastructure work on the server is now complete, and the website should once again be fully operational. We are now accepting member registrations again.

Some less major work still needs to take place, and so the site may continue to be unavailable for short periods over the next few days. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience that this may cause.

This work is required to bring you improved security when accessing the members' area of the website. If you have any questions, please contact the Webmaster.

Thank you for your patience.

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Marconi Heritage Centre

Starting from discussions between a group of former Marconi Radar colleagues, over the past two years a set of online archives has been created covering the histories of the major parts of the Marconi company. By gathering in memories, and in many cases collected paperwork and artefacts, we have built up a lot of the story, but there are still gaps. To fill these in we want to spread the net so this is an appeal to anyone who worked for any part of Marconi to get in contact with us and donate what they have.

There is a possibility that within the New Street redevelopment we can create a physical Marconi Heritage Centre as we are now working with the BAE Heritage Product Committee who already support similar establishments. This means we can have a Chelmsford-based archive.

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