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Whatever happened to our shipbuilding industry? - Insights Public Lecture
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  • Tuesday 7th November 2017 17:30 (1 hour, 15 mins)
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Dr Paul Stott, naval architect and shipbuilder and senior lecturer, School of Engineering, Newcastle University

Tuesday 7th November 2017, 17:30-18:45

The names of Armstrong, Swan Hunter, Palmers and others still resound on Tyneside: legacy of an illustrious shipbuilding past. The 20th century was marked by a steady decline in the industry, which is now just a memory. How did it happen? Could the decline have been avoided? Should we feel responsible? The answers are far from obvious and research has developed a new perspective that puts the industry, and its potential future, into perspective.

Free admission, all seats are allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

Public lectures at Newcastle University are free and open to all. The aim is to offer a programme that will inform, stimulate, entertain, and excite debate.

Many speakers are leaders in their field and all have something of special interest to convey. The lectures cover a wide range of disciplines and frequently include key contemporary issues, particularly those that affect our daily lives.

Any views expressed by speakers are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Newcastle University.

All lectures are free and open to all, with spaces allocated on a first-come first-served basis. For more popular talks an overspill room will be in operation.

Recordings of past lectures can be found here.

Location

  • Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building,
  • Newcastle University
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • NE1 7RY

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