This is a list of lectures prepared by Professor Roland Paxton. To view simply click on a title.

  1. Adam Hunter (1869-1933) ‘Engineer Extraordinaire’ (Clydebank Titan Crane). Public Lecture at Clydebank Town Hall 19 August 2013.
  2. James Ferguson: Lecture to the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society 22 April 2010.
  3. Historic Civil Engineering in the U.K.: EWRI Friends Visit London, York, Edinburgh, Arbroath, and Glasgow for Titan Crane Landmark Ceremony. August 2013.
  4. Historical Engineering Works Evolution in the Scottish Built Environment. October 2009.
  5. Conserving Scotland’s Civil Engineering Transport Heritage – A Personal Perspective 8 April 2014.
  6. Transport Infrastructure Landmarks in Britain 1760-1890.
  7. Building Bridges Basics – a presentation at Burntisland Primary School 16 Jan 2014.
  8. Creation of the Bell Rock Lighthouse 1807-11 – Achieving the seemingly impossible! Lecture to the British Science Association in Edinburgh 4 Nov 2013.
  9. Achieving the Seemingly Impossible – Bell Rock Railway 1810.
  10. A Grand Design: Creation of the Bell Rock Lighthouse 1807-11.
  11. Union Chain Bridge 1820 – its origin, significance and future. A talk to The Berwickshire Naturalists’ Club at Hutton Parish Hall on 20 May 2015.
  12. John Rennie’s Improvement of Scotland’s Infrastructure 1779-1821.
  13. John Rennie in Scotland 1779-1821 Society of Antiquaries of Scotland after dinner presentation on 30 November 2012.
  14. Scotland’s Historical Engineering Landmarks Lecture at IDA [Danish Society of Engineers] Kalvebod Brygge Copenhagen 22 Oct 2013
  15. Danish Tour of Scottish Historical Engineering Works 2012.
  16. Thomas Telford ‘Colossus of Roads’ 1757 – 1834.
  17. Telford and Craigellachie Bridge 200, ‘Something like a spider’s web’. Lecture at Craigellachie Village Hall on 1 November 2014.
  18. Telford’s Iron Bridge Mastery Telford. The Royal Society of Edinburgh 250th Anniversary Conference 2007.
  19. Union Chain Bridge’s Historical Engineering Significance.
  20. Historic Landmark Recognition for Ballochmyle Viaduct.