Civil engineering, construction and building

Blog about civil engineering and construction

Making the grade

Architectural Technology BSc(Hons) graduates have scooped a technical design award for renovation and extension of a Grade 2 listed building. The team, from Cityzen, the architecture and engineering practice in Portslade, beat competition from across the region to win the Best Extension or Alteration category in this year’s Local Authority Building Control South East Awards….

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Shannon Cresswell

Helping to change perceptions of construction sector

A University of Brighton student is one of four regional winners who will be representing the South East region in the finals of a major national property and construction awards. Shannon Cresswell, a BSc (Hons) Project Management for Construction  student came away with one of the top prizes at the recent Women In Property South…

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ICE – Balfour Beatty Student Innovator of the Year winner

Sarah Teliani is showing the way for women in engineering after winning a national award.

Dr Ruoyu Jin

BBC Sussex interview about global competition

BrightNest project leader Ruoyu Jin talks to BBC Sussex about our exciting plans to build living a house from recycled and sustainable materials for global Solar Decathlon competition.  

The Brighton design sketch

From the Waste House to the Living House…

…Brighton chosen for sustainable house build  The University of Brighton has been chosen to compete in a global competition to design and build a house using new technologies and reclaimed materials. Brighton is the only UK university to be shortlisted in the U.S. Department of Energy’s biennial ‘Solar Decathlon Europe’ contest which challenges teams of…

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Research filmed for Channel 4’s ‘Britain at Low Tide’

University of Brighton scientists have been helping Coastal and Intertidal Zone Archaeological Network (CITiZAN) research the submerged landscape around the Birling Gap in East Sussex. The research was been filmed for Channel 4’s ‘Britain at Low Tide’, the community-based coastal archaeology series, which was broadcast on Saturday (17 Feb): now available on C4’s Catch Up.

Come and visit us this winter

It might be cold outside but don’t let that stop you visiting us this winter! If you’re considering starting an undergraduate course here in 2018, why not sign up to one of our campus tours taking place during December and January and find out more about what it’s like study at Brighton?

Clay’s Lake Dam site visit

Our first year civil engineering students enjoyed a site visit to Clay’s Lake Dam and Flood Detention Reservoir on Wednesday last week.  The visit was organised in partnership with J T Mackley & Co Ltd, who are carrying out the flood prevention work at Clay’s Lake as part of Team Van Oord on behalf of…

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Environmental Award winner

Recent university graduate Elliot Batty was one of the joint winners of the university’s Environmental Award for his final year project. Elliot, who studied for an MEng Civil with Environmental Engineering, along with Hannah Parker, who is based at the Hastings campus and studied a BSc Biology (as part of the university’s Joint Honours Programme), were joint winners of the 2017…

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Clearing 2017

Good luck to everyone receiving A-Level results tomorrow! If your exams have gone differently from the way you expected, or you have had a change of heart about the course you want to do then Clearing can be a great way to start that journey. Our Clearing hotline will be open on Thursday from 7am…

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