Civil Engineers against the double negative (5 Mar 2013) by UCL Sound published on 2013/03/15 15:34:26 +0000 Lunch Hour Lectures - Spring 2013 Prof Chris Wise, Professor of Civil Engineering Design, UCL CEGE Is a culture of infallibility holding back our engineers by celebrating the avoidance of failure rather than the achievement of success? Do we really want our engineers to live their lives by the mantra 'Avoid failure and you too can be a success'? This lecture offers a wholly upbeat alternative: re-wiring the engineering mind to be optimistic, life-enriching and mind-blowing, arming itself to do amazing stuff. Listen to more Lunch Hour Lectures from this series: http://soundcloud.com/uclsound/sets/lunch-hour-lectures-spring-2013 UCL is consistently ranked as one of the world's top universities. Across all disciplines our faculties are known for their research-intensive approaches, academic excellence and engagement with global challenges. This is the basis of our world-renowned degree programmes. Visit us at ucl.ac.uk.