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13:15 - 13:55 5 March 2013

Lunch Hour Lecture: Civil Engineers against the double negative


Darwin Lecture Theatre access via Malet Place | Darwin Building (link Map)
access via Malet Place | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: FREE
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Prof Chris Wise, Professor of Civil Engineering Design, UCL CEGE

Is a culture of infallibility holding back our engineers by celebrating the avoidance of failure rather than the achievement of success? Do we really want our engineers to live their lives by the mantra ‘Avoid failure and you too can be a success’? This lecture will offer a wholly upbeat alternative: re-wiring the engineering mind to be optimistic, life-enriching and mind-blowing, arming itself to do amazing stuff.


Catherine Dean
020 3108 3839 | c.dean@ucl.ac.uk


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