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Holiday Lectures

Holiday Lectures

Discover the excitement of engineering - from space rockets to bridges that wobble and power derived from wind.

A series of lectures in the holiday spirit aimed at young people (10+). Families welcome.


Wednesday 2nd January, 3.30pm Wind Power Engineering
Mr. J. Platts Thursday 3rd January, 3.30pm Journey into Space
Mr. D. Clark Friday 4th January, 3.30pm Grandmothers To Gigabytes
Mr. S. Legge Saturday 5th January, 2.30pm Flight
Prof. W.N. Dawes Saturday 5th January, 3.30pm Wobbly Bridges
Mr. A. McRobie

For further information, see the Holiday Lectures web site, or telephone 01223 330266.


All the lectures will be held in the University Engineering Department.

The department is situated behind the Royal Cambridge Hotel on the corner of Trumpington Street and Fen Causeway (see map). The entrance is on Trumpington Street by the aluminium sculpture. Onsite marshals will guide you to the lecture theatre on the day. Hands-on demonstrations available.

N.B. Unfortunately there is NO PARKING on site.

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