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THE SOCIETY

The society’s rules states its purpose as: “To bring together the Swedish engineers in Great Britain to safeguard their common interest, and to encourage technical inter-change between Sweden and the British Commonwealth.” READ MORE

SCHOLARSHIPS

The Society has for a long time awarded scholarships with the intention of making it possible for Swedish engineers to visit the UK and study at British technology institutions.
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TECH TALK 23 Apr 2024

Critical Undersea Infrastructure – The New Maritime Warfare

Speaker: Chris Lade – SAAB UK
Location: London
Time: 6pm for 6.30-8pm
Members and invitees only

HISTORY

The Society of Swedish Engineers in Great Britain was formed in 1924 by a group of Swedish engineers whose immediate objective was to create an organisation to receive the Swedish delegation to the World Power Conference held in London that year…
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2023 SCHOLAR

Oliver Belfiore is the recipient of the 2023 scholarship of £5000. H E Stefan Gullgren, Swedish Ambassador to the UK, and the society’s chairman Per-Olof Emanuelsson presented the certificate at the Ambassador’s residence on 26 October. Oliver studies Motorsport Engineering at Oxford Brookes University and is particularly interested in race car vehicle dynamics. READ MORE

TECH TALK 9 May 2024

Sweden: From non-aligned to NATO

Speaker: Colonel Per Appelkvist, Swedish Military Attaché to the UK
Location: London
Time: 6-7.30pm
Members and invitees only

JOIN THE SOCIETY

Any person of good repute and having an interest in technical matters, is eligible for member?ship. READ MORE

2022 SCHOLAR

Eleonora Svanberg (right) is the recipient of the 2022 scholarship of £5000. Marika Amartey Kaliff, the Science and Innovation Councellor at the Embassy of Sweden and the society’s chairman Per-Olof Emanuelsson presented the certificate at the Ambassador’s residence on 28 October. Eleonora has commenced her studies of applied mathematics at the University of Cambridge, the alma mater of eminent physicists like Sir Isaac Newton and Sir Roger Penrose. READ MORE.

TECH TALK 21 Feb 2024

Power Network of the Future: The UK Distribution Market

Speaker: Stewart Dawson, Managing Director Vattenfall Networks Ltd
Location: London
Time: 6-8pm
Members and invitees only

SCHOLAR TALK 2022

We hosted our 2021-22 scholar Philip Winchester over Zoom to enlighten us about his research.

Topics of discussion:
• Why do we study fluids in the first place and what obstacles do current researchers face?
• What does Philip hope to achieve as he is coming to the end of his PhD?
• What industrial applications could result from Philip’s work?

We learnt that the complexity of fluid dynamics and its mathematics applies well into finance, software development, and other areas too.

2021 SCHOLARS

Durham & Oxford

The Society of Swedish Engineers in Great Britain has awarded Mr. Philip Winchester and Miss Matilda Mahlberg the 2021 scholarship for their studies at the University of Oxford and the Durham University respectively. Philip will continue his DPhil studies in Applied Mathematics focusing on fluid mechanics with applications in geoscience at the University of Oxford. Matilda is furthering her studies with a Master’s Degree in advanced mechanical engineering at Durham University.

Learn more via the SCHOLARSHIPS PAGE.

TECH TALK 11 Sep 2023

Green Innovation in the Aerospace Industry

Speaker: David Morgan, COO Easyjet

David provided fascinating insights into initiatives and scenarios for the aerospace future.

Hydrogen, batteries, biofuels and its opportunities were presented and discussed!

G JONSSON ARTICLE

Our 2018 scholar Gustav Jonsson has co-authored an article in the leading journal Cell/Immunity. From the summary of the article: “Inflammation can support or restrain cancer progression and the response to therapy. Our findings identify features of the tumour inflammatory milieu associated with immune control of cancer and establish a strategy to predict immunotherapy outcomes. Gustav is pursuing his PhD at the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology in Vienna.

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2020 SCHOLAR

Jakob Mökander & P O Emanuelsson
The Society has awarded Jakob Mökander the 2020 scholarship for the continuation of his studies at the Internet Institute, University of Oxford and to further promote a fruitful collaboration in academic research between Great Britain and Sweden. The scholarship will allow Jakob to undertake the course Doctor of Philosophy in Information, Communication and Social Science. 

Learn more via the SCHOLARSHIPS PAGE.

TECH TALK 11 Apr 2023

Rare Earth Minerals – New opportunities for tech and electrification

Speaker: Darren Wilson, CEO LKAB Minerals Ltd
Location: Embassy of Sweden, 11 Montague Pl
Time: 5.30-8pm
Members and invitees only

TECH TALK 6 Feb 2023

UK – Sweden high tech collaboration: Future Radar Systems

Location: Saab Technologies UK, 1 Pall Mall

SIS members and invitees enjoed Prof Silander’s presentation on Radar Systems and the subsequent discussions.

2019 SCHOLARS

Emelie Tornéus and Matilda Schulz

The Society of Swedish Engineers in Great Britain has awarded Miss Emilie Torneús and Miss Matilda Schulz the 2019 scholarship for their Masters´ Degree studies at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow and Loughborough University respectively.

Learn more via the SCHOLARSHIPS PAGE.

TECH TALK 28 OCT 2022

SIS TECH TALK at Savile Club featured Swedish Innovation & Science Councelor Marika Amartey Khaliff.
The update on UK-Swedish science relations was followed by an English sparkling wine tasting.
Busi-Jacobsohn’s Rose 2018 and the exquisite Blanc de noire 2018 were tasted followed by dinner.
(Image: SIS Chairman PO Emanuelsson and Malin Svahn from Saab)

TECH TALK 14 DEC  2021

City Fiction

Dr Henrik Malm, Architect and Computational Designer at FOJAB, gave a talk on how innovation is driving sustainable design. Dr Malm also gave a talk to the society in June 2017, while he was working at Foster + Partners in London. He was given support to work on his Master’s Thesis on the restoration and redesign of Sainsbury’s old meat processing factory on Bankside in central London, as our 2014 scholar.

2018 SCHOLAR

The Society of Swedish Engineers in Great Britain has awarded Mr. Gustav Jonsson the 2018 scholarship for him to further his PhD research. A cheque, certificate and commemorative vase was presented by the Swedish Ambassador to the United Kingdom, H E Torbjörn Sohlström, in the library of his official residence.
Learn more via the SCHOLARSHIPS PAGE.

“The Society of Swedish Engineers in Great Britain is offering a £5000 scholarship for a young, motivated and driven Swedish engineer to study in the United Kingdom, either in industry or an academic institution.”