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IMechE Portsmouth Technical Lecture: Britain’s New Nuclear programme

January 31, 2018 -6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


IMechE Portsmouth & Isle of Wight AGM & Technical Lecture: Britain's New Nuclear programme - How Green an alternative?


This is an externally-hosted event by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers Portsmouth and Isle of Wight branch.

  • Venue: University of Portsmouth, Portland Building Room 0.41
  • Time: 6-8.30pm
  • Date: 31st January


Speakers from the University of Bristol


Jamie Townes, Industry Engagement Manager at the South West Nuclear Hub, will general overview of nuclear in the UK, how we got here and where we might be going.

Dr Rob Malkin, Senior Research Associate in Non-destructive Defect Characterisation, has been working on using acoustics and robots to investigate the internal conditions of the 3 nuclear reactors which suffered a meltdown in Fukushima in 2011.  His talk will cover the background to the accident, the evolution of the meltdown and the current situation in Fukushima and Japan’s relationship with nuclear power.

Venue Information

Light refreshments will be served on the evening.

Please find a link to the University of Portsmouth Campus Map to assist in locating the Portland Building.  Please note that there is a public carpark beside the Portland building, and others beside the Dennis Sciama Building and Milldam behind the Registry Office (£2 charge) or free on-street parking on Burnaby Street (short walk away).

Even though is a free to attend event, please book tickets here on Near You:


Any queries please contact Jason Crouch: PortIOWChair@imechenearyou.org


January 31, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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University of Portsmouth
St James Street
Portsmouth, PO1 3AH
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