Brunel University London
Brunel University London
“The global energy crisis – future scenarios and solutions” Tuesday 4 February 2014 from 5.30pm – 6.45pm, followed by light refreshments Eastern Gateway Building Auditorium, Brunel University Please note, school group places are limited. at Brunel University London

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Inaugural Lecture by Professor Gary Taylor

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Event Summary:

“The global energy crisis – future scenarios and solutions” Tuesday 4 February 2014 from 5.30pm – 6.45pm, followed by light refreshments Eastern Gateway Building Auditorium, Brunel University Please note, school group places are limited.

Full Event Details:

It gives us great pleasure to invite you to Professor Taylor’s Inaugural Lecture. This is one of a series of lectures held each year, which help raise the profile of our Professors and also offer an opportunity for work and research in their specialist field to be made available to a wide and varied audience.

Professor Taylor, Professor of Power Systems and Director of the Brunel Institute of Power Systems in the School of Engineering and Design will deliver his Inaugural Lecture entitled “The global energy crisis – future scenarios and solutions”. The lecture starts at 5.30pm and will open with a welcome speech from the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Julia Buckingham, and will conclude with light refreshments.

Lecture Abstract
Global electrical power and energy consumption can be viewed as a key challenge to sustaining the earth's climate and natural resources, and therefore requires the following future solutions in which individual and global power and energy requirements can be sustained without over compromising rising standards of living;
• Reduction of individual energy use
• Deployment of smart electricity grid technologies
• Greater utilization of renewable energy sources: Large and small scale
• Reduce global dependence on coal, oil and gas
• Multi and inter disciplinary research collaboration

If you wish to attend this lecture please book online. Please note, school group places are limited. We would be grateful if you could also inform us of any special access or dietary requirements. Arrival instructions will be sent with receipt of booking your place.

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)
Teachers (CPD)
Parents

Duration:

Short Session

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Minimum number of students:

1

Institution Profile:

Brunel University London is a leading international university which addresses the challenges facing society through ground-breaking applied research and educational programmes.

Our students are taught and prepared for their future careers in a supportive culture of excellence, enterprise and innovation. This supportive community instils confidence, curiosity and ambition in our students. Our work changes the lives of people around the world by bringing economic, social and cultural benefits.

Our attractive London campus offers students and staff a secure and friendly environment in which to work and relax. Our location offers easy access to Central London, Heathrow and the motorway network. Everything is on one campus with over £400 million of investment creating first class facilities.

All of our accommodation is on site so students are never far from teaching and learning resources, accessible student services, impressive sports and social facilities and catering outlets.

The Student Recruitment Team are here to help guide you through the process of applying and preparing for university, and provide information about what's on offer at Brunel. We support prospective students and teachers by facilitating individual and group visits to our campus and attending school and college events. For further information please visit:

our website http://www.brunel.ac.uk/study/information-for-parents-and-schools/schools-and-college-group-visits

or email [email protected]

We look forward to working with you.

Brunel University London is a leading international university which addresses the challenges facing society through ground-breaking applied research and educational programmes.

Our students are taught and prepared for their future careers in a supportive culture of excellence, enterprise and innovation. This supportive community instils confidence, curiosity and ambition in our students. Our work changes the lives of people around the world by bringing economic, social and cultural benefits.

Our attractive London campus offers students and staff a secure and friendly environment in which to work and relax. Our location offers easy access to Central London, Heathrow and the motorway network. Everything is on one campus with over £400 million of investment creating first class facilities.

All of our accommodation is on site so students are never far from teaching and learning resources, accessible student services, impressive sports and social facilities and catering outlets.

The Student Recruitment Team are here to help guide you through the process of applying and preparing for university, and provide information about what's on offer at Brunel. We support prospective students and teachers by facilitating individual and group visits to our campus and attending school and college events. For further information please visit:

our website http://www.brunel.ac.uk/study/information-for-parents-and-schools/schools-and-college-group-visits

or email [email protected]

We look forward to working with you.






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