Civil engineering, construction and building

Blog about civil engineering and construction

Book your place on our postgraduate open evenings

Choose from over 170 postgraduate courses with flexible study options to help you in your career – or change your path completely. We’re holding informal open evenings from 5 to 12 February 5pm to 8pm, giving you the opportunity to find out first-hand how you can benefit from postgraduate study. Tutors will be on hand to…

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Explore our labs

If you haven’t had the chance to visit us you can still get a feel for what it’s like as a student here. You can take a look around our specialist civil engineering labs and see the sort of equipment our students use: And if you want to speak to a current student to find…

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Dr Hannah Wood presenting the paper

Women in construction – modern day challenges

In August Dr Hannah Wood presented at the International Council For Research and Innovation in Construction: Coping with the Complexity of Safety, Health, and Wellbeing in Construction conference, in Salvador, Brazil.  The conference was attended by academics and industry professional from all over the world.

School BBQ

Take a well earned break from end of semester revision and join us for some fun outdoor games, a BBQ and a some drinks on Friday 19 May. Open to all students and staff in our school. Let Daisy Kyle in the school office know if you are coming along. See you there! Dr Cyprian Njue ,…

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Mariyana reaches for the sky

Our graduate, Mariyana Stoyanova is climbing the career ladder on what will be one of Europe’s tallest residential towers. Mariyana has been employed as a Construction Graduate on Berkeley Group’s multi-million-pound South Quay Plaza development which includes a 20m swimming pool, spa and gymnasium, in Canary Wharf, London. Mariyana was awarded a BA(Hons) Architecture at…

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Award winning paper

Congratulations to Yahya Ibraheem for winning the SEEDS 2016 Award for Contribution to the Built Environment” at the International SEEDS conference 2016 in Leeds this month. Yahya won the award for his paper title “Integrated Façade System for office buildings in hot and arid climates: A comparative analysis”. Yahya is studying for his PhD here…

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