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Campus - Civil Engineering - 10.02.2023

Civil Engineering - 20.10.2022

Civil Engineering - Innovation - 18.02.2022
Changing the shape of floors could cut concrete usage by 75 percent
Changing the shape of floors could cut concrete usage by 75 percent
Swapping solid slab floors for a -thin shell- vaulted alternative could help the construction industry towards its net-zero targets A new vaulted style of floor uses 75% less concrete than a traditional flat slab floor and could help the construction industry reduce its carbon footprint.

Civil Engineering - 12.01.2022
New report on the impact of digital platforms and COVID-19 on urban transport systems
Researchers at The University of Manchester's Sustainable Consumption Institute have published a new report titled 'How digital platforms are reshaping urban mobility in a time of COVID-19 and after'.

Environment - Civil Engineering - 13.10.2021
Roller disco vs climate change: how graphene is transforming the construction industry
Manchester's Mayfield regeneration scheme made history on 12 October 2021, as the location of a pioneering piece of structural engineering, using a new, low-emissions concrete - developed by Nationwi

Civil Engineering - 15.05.2020

Civil Engineering - 22.03.2018
City food growers wanted for international research project
City food growers wanted for international research project Green-fingered gardeners who grow their own fruit and veg are being sought for a university research project that will compare their growing methods with counterparts 5,000 miles away.

Health - Civil Engineering - 07.02.2018
Major new global urban health project to reduce inequalities launches
A major new research partnership, led by UCL and Imperial College London, to understand how we can transform cities around the world to support healthier lives, whilst also protecting the planet, has been set up with a £10m grant from Wellcome.

Health - Civil Engineering - 06.02.2018
Healthy Lives, Healthy Planet: Major New Research Hub to Address Urban Health Inequalities & Sustainability
King's College London is a partner in a major new research initiative which will examine how urban development can ensure healthy lives for all, whilst also protecting the planet.

Health - Civil Engineering - 06.02.2018
Global project to reduce health inequalities in cities around the world
A major new research partnership has been launched to explore ways of reducing health inequalities in cities around the world.

Environment - Civil Engineering - 20.11.2017
Poorer communities need empowering in order to become more resilient to natural disasters
People in poor urban areas are the least likely to be able to rebuild their lives after a natural disaster, and need support in order to become more sustainable, according to research from the University of Nottingham.

Health - Civil Engineering - 16.10.2017
Testing wastewater could give early warning system for preventing epidemics
New 'water fingerprinting' technology developed by researchers at the University of Bath to test a city's water could soon be mitigating infectious disease, limiting the spread of antibiotic resistan

Health - Civil Engineering - 11.10.2017
Be inspired by Bristol’s digital innovators and pioneers
From a harp replica of the Clifton Suspension Bridge to a dress made from 4,400 lights, the University of Bristol is presenting a series of events during Digital Bristol Week which promises to entertain, inspire and enlighten.

Civil Engineering - 02.10.2017
Head in the clouds: innovative data installation chosen for Seoul Biennale
An innovative installation developed by Dr Nerea Calvillo of the University of Warwick's Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies (CIM) is one of the pieces chosen for display at the 2017 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism.

Civil Engineering - Computer Science - 02.10.2017
Study measures light’s radical impact on bird behaviour
Migratory birds are both attracted to and influenced by light. As a result, their behaviours alter drastically in the presence of artificial light at night, according to a new Oxford University collaboration, that was conducted at a unique landmark: the 'Tribute in Light' in New York. Every year, billions of birds undertake migratory journeys during the spring and autumn months.

Civil Engineering - Social Sciences - 25.09.2017
Urban Studies Scholars in Global Premier League
Two University of Glasgow staff have been named in the top 50 cited authors in the field of Urban Studies. Professor Ade Kearns was 7th and Professor Ya Ping Wang was 49th in the top 50 scholars in this world rankings. There were among only eight scholars in the top 50 who were UK-based. This news backs up the University of Glasgow's Research Excellence Framework performance as the top rated research unit in the subject in the UK.

Administration - Civil Engineering - 21.07.2017
Cities research project wins £7.1m GCRF funding
The University has been awarded a grant worth £7.1 million to set up a GCRF Centre for Sustainable, Healthy and Learning Cities and Neighbourhoods (CSHLC).

Civil Engineering - Economics - 06.07.2017
London LGBTQ+ venues have more than halved in past decade
The number of LGBTQ+ venues in London has fallen by 58% from 125 to 53 since 2006, according to a new report published today by the UCL Urban Laboratory, and commissioned by the Mayor of London and Greater London Authority (GLA).

Civil Engineering - Environment - 18.05.2017
Royal seal of approval for sustainable urban development work
HRH The Prince of Wales visited Kellogg College at the University of Oxford earlier this week to see work being done to address the challenges of global urbanisation.

Civil Engineering - 20.03.2017
Colin Bailey appointed President and Principal of Queen Mary University of London
Colin Bailey appointed President and Principal of Queen Mary University of London
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has appointed a new President and Principal.

Civil Engineering - Administration - 16.03.2017
Boost for self-healing concrete
Ground-breaking research into self-healing concrete has received over £4 million in new funding to help create innovative solutions to rising maintenance costs across the UK.

Civil Engineering - Administration - 03.03.2017
Bristol showcases city-wide test beds in the European capital
Bristol showcases city-wide test beds in the European capital
The University of Bristol is playing a lead role in the creation of experimental test beds that will drive digital innovation and shape the way cities of the future operate.

Environment - Civil Engineering - 19.12.2016
University partners in EU project to create new green spaces in Liverpool
University researchers are partnering with Liverpool City Council and Mersey Forest on a £3.4M EU research project to create `green corridors' in key locations across the city with a view to finding out how they improve city living.

Civil Engineering - 25.11.2016
Dark Matters – shedding light on cities at night
The glare of almost perpetual digital day light is stealing those all-important fundamental relationships with our nocturnal cities.

Physics - Civil Engineering - 23.11.2016
Sensing the stresses in advanced composite structures
Sensing the stresses in advanced composite structures
Advanced composites such as glass fibre reinforced polymers (GFRPs) are light, stiff, strong, durable materials that can be flexibly shaped to build large load-bearing structures.

Civil Engineering - Event - 15.11.2016
Top film award for Urban Studies
A film featuring skateboarders, and involving the University of Glasgow's Urban Studies researchers, has been named Best Research Film 2016 in the AHRC Research in Film Awards, 2016.

Civil Engineering - Earth Sciences - 08.11.2016
Opinion: How the UK and India can lead the development of ecologically smart cities
Bhaskar Vira and Eszter Kovacs (Department of Geography and University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute) discuss how lessons learned about water management in Nepal and India can guide how cities can be made "ecologically smart".

Civil Engineering - Economics - 31.10.2016

Health - Civil Engineering - 27.10.2016
Schmallenberg virus may reappear, warn experts
Schmallenberg virus may reappear, warn experts
Schmallenberg virus is unlikely to be circulating in the south of England, but more needs to be done to warn vets and farmers of future disease outbreaks, a new University of Liverpool study reports. Lack of Schmallenberg virus circulation makes governments, vets and farmers lose awareness, but decreasing herd immunity could lead to outbreaks in the years to come, the research suggests.

Civil Engineering - Health - 18.10.2016
Join the debate and help shape modern urban living
Join the debate and help shape modern urban living
People living in Bristol will have the opportunity to debate the challenges of modern urban living and help improve the city's health, well-being and prosperity at a free event tomorrow.

Civil Engineering - 12.10.2016
Zeetta Networks signs co-operation agreement with Bristol Is Open
Zeetta Networks signs co-operation agreement with Bristol Is Open
Zeetta Networks announced today [Wednesday 12 October] that it has signed an agreement with Bristol Is Open for the deployment of Zeetta's NetOS on the Bristol Is Open network in the world's first use of open networking technologies orchestrating a diverse Smart City network.

Civil Engineering - Social Sciences - 30.09.2016
’Extreme sleepover #19’ - Living beside Uruguay’s Mother Dump?
In a new podcast, Patrick O'Hare describes his time with the clasificadores - the families who scavenge Montevideo's pungent 'wastescape' to recover and classify anything that is valuable, usable or edible.

Civil Engineering - Architecture - 30.06.2016
Living on the edge: succeeding in the slums
Cities exist in a state of constant flux: not always 'smart' and successful, they can be vulnerable, chaotic and seem on the edge of failure.

Civil Engineering - Architecture - 23.06.2016
Would you live in a city made of bone?
The cities of today are built with concrete and steel - but some Cambridge researchers think that the cities of the future need to go back to nature if they are to support an ever-expanding population, while keeping carbon emissions under control.

Civil Engineering - Environment - 31.05.2016
Live from the Hive: world's first live tweeting honeybees in Bristol project
Live from the Hive: world’s first live tweeting honeybees in Bristol project
A new project comparing the lives of bees living in the countryside with those in the city is being launched today, featuring the world's first live tweeting honeybees.

Civil Engineering - Economics - 26.05.2016
Bristol citizens in driving seat for urban regeneration project
Bristol citizens in driving seat for urban regeneration project
People living in Bristol are set to benefit from a new UK research and innovation initiative that will put them in the driving seat to help improve the city's health, well-being and prosperity as they face up to challenges of modern urban living.

Civil Engineering - 17.05.2016
International workshop reveals shared urban challenges
International workshop reveals shared urban challenges
That was the conclusion of a workshop on 'Urban Dialogues' held in Brazil earlier this month, organised by Dr Sarah Ayres from the University of Bristol and Professor Clélio Campolina Diniz of the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Social Sciences - Civil Engineering - 12.04.2016
Opinion: Here’s how tweets and check-ins can be used to spot early signs of gentrification
Desislava Hristova (Computer Laboratory) discusses how data from location-based social networks can be used to predict when a neighbourhood will go through the process of gentrification.

Architecture - Civil Engineering - 08.04.2016
Timber skyscrapers could transform London’s skyline
London's first timber skyscraper could be a step closer to reality this week after researchers presented Mayor of London Boris Johnson with conceptual plans for an 80-storey, 300m high wooden building integrated within the Barbican. If London is going to survive it needs to increasingly densify. One way is taller buildings.

Civil Engineering - Health - 15.03.2016
Pigeon patrol gives air pollution study a flying start
Pigeon patrol gives air pollution study a flying start
Pigeons have been road testing wearable sensors that will provide air pollution data for Imperial research.

Civil Engineering - Economics - 24.02.2016
Soft solids and the science of cake
Researchers hope that working out the behaviours of soft solids, which can act like either solids or liquids, may make for tastier cakes - and safer oil wells.

Health - Civil Engineering - 18.01.2016
Text messages can help reduce blood pressure
An Oxford University led study, working with the University of Cape Town in South Africa, has found that text message reminders can help reduce people's blood pressure.
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