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Picture from left: - Dr Stephen McKeever, Dave K Pye (Senior Tutor, St Helens College), Neil Lewis, Brian Dean (Assistant Principal, St Helens College) and John Frodsham (Assistant Principal, St Helens College)

Picture from left: - Dr Stephen McKeever, Dave K Pye (Senior Tutor, St Helens College), Neil Lewis, Brian Dean (Assistant Principal, St Helens College) and John Frodsham (Assistant Principal, St Helens College)

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ST Helens College hosted a Future Technologies in Sustainable Environments Seminar on Thursday at the town centre campus.

The technological change within this arena is progressing at a rapid rate and the aim of the seminar was to demonstrate the current and future technologies to practitioners within the sector.

St Helens College is at the forefront of raising awareness of low carbon initiatives and continue to embed this culture into the current and future curriculum delivered to students.

The college was delighted to welcome two renowned guest speakers to present lectures on Environmental Technologies at the seminar.

Neil Lewis from Waterman plc and Dr Stephen McKeever, Vice President for Research and Technology Transfer at Oklahoma State University, USA delivered presentations to an audience of local employers, representatives from local schools and colleges and staff and students at St Helens College.

Dr Stephen McKeever has authored and co-authored over 190 scientific publications and is a Fellow of the American Physics Society, a Fellow of the Institute of Physics and a Member of the Health Physics Society.

Neil Lewis is the Managing Director of Waterman Group, a multi-disciplinary consultancy providing sustainable solutions to meet the planning, engineering design and project delivery needs of a worldwide audience.

Brian Dean, Vice Principal at St Helens College, said “It was a privilege to welcome two renowned guest speakers within the field of future technologies in sustainable environments to St Helens College and it demonstrates our commitment to raising awareness of low carbon initiatives.

“We also provided guests with a tour of the Town Centre Campus, showcasing the green credentials of the new buildings.”

l Pictured from left: Dr Stephen McKeever, Dave K Pye (Senior Tutor, St Helens College), Neil Lewis, Brian Dean (Assistant Principal, St Helens College) and John Frodsham (Assistant Principal, St Helens College)