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Speakers Lunch with John Roulston

18/11/2019 12 noon for 12.30pm

Published By royalscotsclub on 16/07/2019


Speakers Lunch with John Roulston,

‘Robert Watson-Watt, technology needs personality to bring it into application’

Monday 18th November 2019, 12 noon for 12.30pm, £20

Sir Robert Watson Watt, who is often described as, “the father of Radar”.

Born in Brechin, Angus, Scotland, on 13 April 1892, Watson-Watt was a descendant of James Watt, the famous engineer and inventor of the practical steam engine who we will be learning about at our September lunch. Professor John Roulston, OBE, past Technical Director at Crewe Toll, the site of Ferranti Scotland Ltd and now Leonardo, is our guest speaker who will recount the achievements of Sir Robert and place his efforts in the context of exploiting science in a practical way.

To book a place, simply enter the number of attendees below or contact Lauren on 0131 525 6157.

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