On 21-22 September 2015, the University of Northampton is holding the 5th Symposium on Mechanics of Slender Structures. The Department of Engineering and Technology, University of Northampton, in collaboration with the Applied Mechanics Group of the Institute of Physics, is hosting the conference, which forms a continuation of a successful meeting series on the Mechanics of Slender Structures first held in Northampton in 2006, followed by Baltimore, USA, in 2008, San Sebastian, Spain in 2010 and in Harbin, China in 2013. See the conference website for more details and how to book.
Following the conference at 6pm on the 22nd September will be a public lecture “‘A career in lift engineering and other mishaps” by visiting fellow, Nick Mellor, in the Grand Hall, Newton Building, Avenue campus. Coffee & biscuits will be served on arrival at 5.30 pm and then following the lecture there will be an opportunity for networking and discussion over drinks & nibbles. For catering purposes, please advise Tina Ferris if you would like to attend the lecture (by Tuesday 15 September 2015).