NEIMME Lectures

Everyone is welcome to attend the Institute’s free public lectures. Simply click on the links below to reserve your place. All meetings begin at 5.30pm (tea and coffee) for 6.00pm.

For a full record of the Institute’s event please see our Transactions.
For our actives with other learned and professional societies see our joint events.
We acknowledge part-funding received for this lecture series from IOM3.

NEIMME Lectures 2021-2022

Thursday the 16th of September 2021
Presidential Address and AGM
Coal from the North-East and How it Was Shipped to the World
Mr Steve Martin,
President of the North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers
via YouTube Live

Thursday the 28th of October 2021
The Winning of Hetton Colliery
Mr Alan Ald and Mr Les Turnbull, North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers
via YouTube Live from 18:00-18:50, Q&A until 19:00.

Thursday the 18th of November 2021
Joint Lecture with the Geological Society of London
as part of the ‘Year of Space’
TBA – Meteorites
TBA
via YouTube Live from 18:00-18:50, Q&A until 19:00.

Thursday the 20th of January 2022
Probing Ion Mobility in Solid Electrolytes for Future all-Solid-State Batteries
Dr Karen Johnston, Durham University (Chemistry Department)
via YouTube Live from 18:00-18:50, Q&A until 19:00.

Thursday the 17th of February 2022
TBA – Sustainable Steel Manufacture
Dr Richard Curry, SUSTAIN STEEL
via YouTube Live from 18:00-18:50, Q&A until 19:00.

Thursday the 17th of March 2022
TBA – Modelling Minewater Heat Extraction
Prof Jeroen van Hunen, Durham University (Earth Sciences Department)
via YouTube Live from 18:00-18:50, Q&A until 19:00.

Thursday the 21st of April 2022
Joint Lecture with the Institute of Civil Engineers
TBA – Geotechnical Engineering of the A1
TBA
via YouTube Live from 18:00-18:50, Q&A until 19:00.

Thursday the 19th of May 2022
TBA – Electrical Engineering
TBA
via YouTube Live from 18:00-18:50, Q&A until 19:00.

Thursday the 16th of June 2022
TBA – Marine Mechanical Engineering
TBA
via YouTube Live from 18:00-18:50, Q&A until 19:00.


NEIMME Conferences 2021-2022

MTD Sustainable Mining Conference 2021

The Institute is pleased to announce this joint conference with the Mining Technology Division of IOM3, the Midlands Institute of Mining Engineers and the Mining Institute of Scotland, the purpose of which is to review events that have changed thinking, improved methods and equipment in the 20-year passage of time since our Institute last reviewed these topics. Considering the lessons learned in this period will be used as an important addition to discuss creation of sustainable opportunities looking at mining from cradle to grave.

NEIMME Joint Lectures 2021-2022

See Above

NEIMME Special Events 2021-2022

Thursday the 12th April 2022
TBA – Columbian Mines Rescue Service
Mr Andrew Watson
via YouTube Live from 18:00-18:50, Q&A until 19:00.


NEIMME Lectures 2020-2021

Saturday the 16th January 2021
The Hartley Colliery Disaster 1862
Norman Jackson, North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers
via YouTube Live
Thursday 21st January 2021
New Zealand – Geology, Mining and Narrow Gauge Railways
Dr David Bell, North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers
via YouTube Live from 17:55- 18:50, Q&A until 19:30.

Thursday 18th February 2021
The Curious Case of Bursting Lamprophyres in the Mine
Dr Hannah Hughes, Camborne School of Mines
via YouTube Live from 17:55- 18:50, Q&A until 19:30.

Thursday 18th March 2021
Living Construction
Prof Martyn Dade-Robertson,
Professor of Emerging Technology, University of Newcastle,
via YouTube Live from 17:55- 18:50, Q&A until 19:30.

Thursday the 15th and Friday the 16th April 2021
Joint Conference between the Institute and the Durham Energy Institute
Programme and Registration now available.

Thursday 20th May 2021
TBA (Assessment, Costing and Enhancement of Long-Life, Long-Linear Infrastructure Assets)
Prof Stephanie Glendinning,
Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Newcastle,
via YouTube Live from 17:55- 18:50, Q&A until 19:30.

Thurday 17th June 2021
Structural Degradation Landscaping Review for Net-Zero 2050
Dr Bill Hedges
Corrosion & Integrity Management Consultant
President of The Institute of Corrosion (ICorr)
Joint Event with the Royce Institute
via YouTube Live from 17:55- 18:50, Q&A until 19:30.

Links to Information and Slides from Previous Talks

Thursday 22nd November 2018, 18:30-19:30  

Slide Presentation – Dealing with coal mine waters in the North East – Taking a Long Term View

Ian Watson, Chartered Geologist working as Technical Lead – Water at the Coal Authority.

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