Chris Burgess and Barrie Yates help students at Leeds University

During the last year, two of our members, Chris Burgess and Barrie Yates have been assisting with project work carried out by The Thermodynamics Group at Leeds University. Chris has worked in a supporting role, supplying components and metal parts which has enabled Leeds University to extend some of their research into improving the efficiency of automotive engines. Barrie has … Continue reading “Chris Burgess and Barrie Yates help students at Leeds University”

2007 President’s Letter : Stephen Hall

Dear Members, On taking the office of President, one of the first things I noticed is the auspicious list of people who preceded me. We are an old organisation and have many traditions which go back to the Victorian period when the Association was founded. There is a very fine line between becoming a dinosaur and throwing away all that … Continue reading “2007 President’s Letter : Stephen Hall”

2006 President's Letter : Bill Shelton

Dear Member, Welcome to our 2006/2007 session, if my maths are correct, the 141st, since the association was founded in 1865. Over that last months I have personally spent a considerable number of hours over our charity application for the association only to have it rejected on a number of points. On a positive note it was stated that any … Continue reading “2006 President's Letter : Bill Shelton”