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030 February 2013

 

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030

2013

March

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NEWS

 

AWARD OF PhD. GRANTS

 

AWARD OF PhD. GRANTS

 

 

The jury for the Fundación Juanelo Turriano grants has announced their award in this edition to the following beneficiaries:

 

  • María Luisa Barahona Oviedo for research on Roman era dams and weirs on the Tagus River.

     

  • David López López for an experimental and analytical study of the bearing capacity of the timbrel vault, a traditional construction technique.

OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION “ARS MECHANICAE” AT LOGROÑO

 

ARS MECHANICAE

 

The exhibition “Ars Mechanicae, Medieval engineering in Spain” will be open from 7 March through 23 June at Logroño’s Science Museum.

FUNDACIÓN JUANELO TURRIANO LIBRARY: ACQUISITIONS

FUNDACIÓN JUANELO TURRIANO LIBRARY

 

 

 

 

 

OTHER CURRENT EVENTS

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

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  • The Fundación Miguel Aguiló, in conjunction with the Design Department of the Santander School of Civil Engineering (University of Cantabria), is organising a seminar on Civil Engineering Heritage and the Landscape, to be held on 1 March at the Santander School of Civil Engineering

     

     

  • Seventh edition of Open Mill Day in Portugal. The Portuguese Mill Network, Etnoidea and TIMS (The International Molinology Society) have jointly announced that 6 April next will be Open Mill Day in Portugal, preceding the country’s National Mill Day on the 7th.

 

 

  • On 19 February last, the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Fundación Pro Rebus Academiae organised a round table on research, technological development and engineering.

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  • 11th International Conference “Transport & Borders”. 25 to 28 September 2013, Kouvola, Finland - St Petersburg, Russia.

 

 

  • VIII Congreso Nacional de Historia de la Construcción. . The deadline for submitting abstracts has been extended to 15 March.

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  • Fourth edition of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Agustín de Betancourt y Molina and Juan López de Peñalver research prizes. Amount awarded for each prize: 10 000 euros. The deadline for submitting applications is 30 April.

 

ISSUE 39 OF MOLINUM

 

MOLINUM

 

 

The Asociación para la Conservación y Estudio de los Molinos (ACEM, association for the conservation and study of mills) has released the February issue (No. 39) of its bulletin, Molinum.

 

 

Visit ACEM website

 

HISTORY OF COOLING

HISTORY OF COOLING

 

 

On 14 February last, Carlos Blázquez, managing director of Acualis, delivered a conference entitled “Historia del frío” (history of cooling) in a centrally located auditorium in Zaragoza. The lecture formed part of the “Encounters with Science” series.

 

Carlos Blázquez is a member of the Fundación Juanelo Turriano Advisory Board.

 

 

 

100 ELEMENTS OF SPAIN’S INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE

 

SPAIN’S INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE

 

The travelling exhibition entitled “100 elements of Spain’s industrial heritage” will be on display at Segovia’s Royal Mint Museum through 14 April.

SUPPLYING CORDOBA WITH WATER. ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORY

 

SUPPLYING CORDOBA WITH WATER

 

 

Guadalupe Pizarro Berengena’s PhD. dissertation entitled El abastecimiento de agua a Córdoba. Arqueología e Historia (Supplying Cordoba with water. Archaeology and History) is now available on the University of Córdoba website.

 

Guadalupe Pizarro was awarded an honourable mention in the seventh edition of the García-Diego awards for her paper “Caños, arcas y atarjeas. El reto del agua en la Córdoba moderna” (pipes, collection boxes and culverts; waterworks in modern Cordoba).

 

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