Norwich   Engineering   Society


Welcome to NES 2019 - 2020

We are a forum where we exchange ideas and experiences for anyone, be they engineers or not, having an interest in engineering. We aim to promote widespread discussion and debate through a programme of talks and visits related to advances and achievements in engineering in the world today.
If you are at all interested in Engineering, then the Norwich Engineering Society is for you!

Our Events Programme
Most of our events from October to April are talk based spanning a wide range of engineering interests. The talks, roughly two a month, are normally held at the Holiday Inn on the Ipswich Road, Norwich. In the summer events are usually visit based; mostly to local companies or facilities of interest to Members.

News :-

Our most recent talk (joint with the IET) was concerned with street lighting and the poor state of much of the associated furniture.

Annual General Meeting 2019
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CEFAS-what it gets up to (NES Charity Lecture)
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pdfs of recent talks.
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Long Shop Museum Visit Report
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Past Event Reports :-
Access report listing

Talk pdfs available
Pdfs of many of our talks are available on the 'Past Presentations' page of the Member's Pages. To view it please log in to your 'Members Page'. If you are a NES member but are not registered for Member Pages access please consult your blue handbook on how to register. If you aren't a Member here is a good reason to join us!!


Keeping you informed!

Over time the Membership database gets out of date. This is particularly true with email addresses! To get important messages, such as visits. through to Members it is vital that the necessary contact derails are correct!
Changes can easily be made by through a Member's Home Page!!


Year Books 2019-2020
Yearbooks have now been put in the post to all Members. If you are a Member and didn't receive one by the end of October 2019, please get in touch with a member of the Council Team.

General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR)
The good running of our Society is dependent on complying with this new legislation. NES Council has therefore decided to issue a policy document with this topic as its focus. To read the document activate the following link
NES and GDPR




Next NES Event :-

16 December 2019
Talk entitled"Raptor Aerospace – Norfolk based rocket manufacturer and launch service provider."
at 19.30 at the Holiday Inn
by Ben Jarvis,Raptor Aerospace

Of possible interest to Members
Online Sites.
A very useful 'calculator' via Tony Meacock.
Online 'engineering retro museum' via Tim Birt.

Royal Instition of Engineers
Online Magazine
RIE Homepage

Videos of interest
A video that Tony Meacock thought might interest you! Science Museum's video 'On the move'
Apollo 13 Flight director - Gene Kranz
Thanks to Member Julian Gillett in supplying the link


Websites of interest
Hethel Engineering Centre - an engineering innovation centre.

Beattie Passiv - a Hethel Centre based company involved in low energy loss building design and construction methods

Nexus Engineering - an engineering training and development organisation.

Norfolk Amateur Radio Club

More Useful websites

Neighbouring Engineering Societies
For event details click on the appropriate society name.
Chelmsford Engineering Society
Colchester Engineering Society
Ipswich Engineering Society

Professional Body Events
For local event details click the appropriate body name.

Institution of Civil Engineers
Institution of Engineering and Technology
Institution of Mechanical Engineers
British Computer Society


It is 07.37 on the 16 / 12 / 2019

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