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Talks, Lectures and Seminars

An opportunity to hear about the latest research by invited experts in their field. All are welcome to attend.

‘Motorsport Engineering: Fabulous or Frivolous?'

‘Motorsport Engineering: Fabulous or Frivolous?'

Dr Peter Hylton, Director of Motorsports Engineering, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)

Monday 02 February 2015, 1700-1900
Lecture Theatre 1, Fylde College

The specialisation of motorsports engineering within universities is quite new. Some might argue that for universities to participate in training young engineers for careers related to the field of automobile racing is a bit frivolous, has little societal benefit, and does not reflect positively upon the university. On the other hand, advancements in the motorsports field have had profound impact on the vehicles that we use for transport on an everyday basis. This has been true throughout the...

Condensed Matter Physics Seminar

Prof. Issai Shlimak, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

Monday 16 February 2015, 1100-1200
C1 Physics Building

Localization of charge carriers in monolayer graphene gradually disordered by ion irradiation