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Civil Engineering - 26.03.2024
Structural engineer discusses Baltimore's Key Bridge collapse
Structural engineer discusses Baltimore’s Key Bridge collapse

Civil Engineering - 14.12.2023
UBC-led initiative protects salmon against toxic road runoffs
UBC-led initiative protects salmon against toxic road runoffs
Science, Health & Technology Lou Corpuz-Bosshart The roads, bridges and highways that crisscross B.C. take us where we want to go.

Architecture - Civil Engineering - 20.11.2023
6th Swiss Building Forum: Sustainable building - Sustainable real estate
6th Swiss Building Forum: Sustainable building - Sustainable real estate
"Building under changing conditions" was the focus of the 6th Swiss Building Forum on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at the Suurstoffi in Rotkreuz.

Civil Engineering - Materials Science - 15.03.2023
Forget iron reinforcement: VUB engineers create wafer-thin concrete using textile mesh
Researchers and engineers at the VUB research group Mechanics of Materials and Constructions (MeMC) are experimenting extensively with textile reinforced concrete.

Civil Engineering - Chemistry - 13.03.2023
VUB professor joins forces to recycle war debris in Ukraine
VUB professor joins forces to recycle war debris in Ukraine
Hubert Rahier, professor of physical chemistry at the VUB Materials & Chemistry research group, has been asked by the Ukrainian company Sheldor to help recycle concrete from buildings destroyed by the Russians.

Campus - Civil Engineering - 10.02.2023
Learning from UCL East to improve Bangkok's infrastructure
Learning from UCL East to improve Bangkok’s infrastructure

Civil Engineering - Environment - 20.12.2022
An eye on reconstruction in Ukraine
An eye on reconstruction in Ukraine
Ukrainian building materials professor Viacheslav Troian left his homeland with his family because of the war.

Civil Engineering - 20.10.2022
Spotlight on... Nick Tyler
Spotlight on... Nick Tyler

Environment - Civil Engineering - 13.10.2022
Studying floods to better predict their dangers
A fourth-generation civil engineer, graduate student Katerina Boukin researches the growing yet misunderstood threat of pluvial flooding, including flash floods.

Civil Engineering - Architecture - 29.09.2022
More soil, less concrete: changing mindsets in construction
More soil, less concrete: changing mindsets in construction
For his Master's project, architecture student Jeremy Morris assessed the life cycle of building materials in Vaud Canton.

Civil Engineering - 03.08.2022
Civil Engineering Award for construction art with Swiss contribution
Civil Engineering Award for construction art with Swiss contribution

Campus - Civil Engineering - 07.04.2022
Concrete Canoes, Steel Bridges Test Students’ Structural Engineering Savvy
Students from the University of Hawai'i at Manoa's Concrete Canoe team paddle in the co-ed sprint races in Mission Bay.

Civil Engineering - 10.03.2022
How Can Deconstructing ’Cities as a System’ Indicate a Roadmap to Decarbonised Urban Mass Movement?

Civil Engineering - 28.02.2022
Speakers' Corner -Localisation and intercultural aspects in digital fashion communication
Speakers’ Corner -Localisation and intercultural aspects in digital fashion communication

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 - 02.02.2022
Post-pandemic, urban planners are seeking a return to ’old normal’ in downtown areas
Returning to in-person experiences in February: for more information. Urban planners are not preparing for any fundamental changes to past practices even in the face of changing reality City living has been radically changed by the spread of COVID-19.

Civil Engineering - 23.01.2022
Digital platforms, COVID-19 and the reshaping of urban mobility

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 - 19.07.2021
First 3D printed and unreinforced concrete bridge
3D printing can be used to build load-bearing concrete structures that require significantly less material and no steel reinforcement or mortar.

Civil Engineering - 01.04.2021
In the giant's workshop
In the giant’s workshop
An 80-metre-high skyscraper made of wood is soon to be built in Zug. A pioneering project for which basic research is being carried out in the construction hall on the Hönggerberg.

Civil Engineering - 27.01.2021
City streets experiments to transform urban mobility
Urban Planning scholar Luca Bertolini will lead newly funded project EX-TRA (EXperimenting with city streets to TRAnsform urban mobility) Across Europe, cities are trying to radically reduce their reliance on car-based mobility in order to address sustainability challenges.

Civil Engineering - 11.01.2021
Fenne Pinkster member Programme Council Centre for Urban Inequality
Fenne Pinkster member Programme Council Centre for Urban Inequality

Civil Engineering - 28.10.2020
Doubly curved concrete roof completed
Doubly curved concrete roof completed

Civil Engineering - 28.10.2020
Doubly curved concrete roof complete
Together with industry partners, researchers at ETH Zurich have developed new construction methods for building a doubly curved concrete roof.

Transport - Civil Engineering - 13.10.2020
Bike-and-ride, an innovative opportunity for the Lake Geneva region
Bike-and-ride, an innovative opportunity for the Lake Geneva region
As part of his Master's project at EPFL's Urban Sociology Laboratory (LASUR) , Felix Boesch conducted a survey on the combined use of bicycles and trains in the Lausanne and Nyon urban agglomerations.

Civil Engineering - 15.06.2020
Vacancy: postdoc position B-magic

Civil Engineering - 04.06.2020
Vacancy: Food from Somewhere

Civil Engineering - 15.05.2020
Seven Questions with... Joshua Yee

Civil Engineering - 02.04.2020
University of Birmingham pays tribute to Dr Arun Kamtekar

Civil Engineering - 26.11.2019
Architecture: building on and shaping culture

Civil Engineering - 05.11.2019
’Upcycling’ crowned Cambridge Dictionary’s Word of the Year 2019

Environment - Civil Engineering - 22.10.2019
Sustainable construction in a tropical climate
Sustainable construction in a tropical climate
Sustainable construction in high-growth metropolitan areas is currently a major challenge for the booming countries of Southeast Asia.

Earth Sciences - Civil Engineering - 17.10.2019
UC San Diego at Epicenter of Earthquake Research
A firefighter looks on as researchers conduct fire tests on a building that has just undergone a simulated earthquake on UC San Diego's shake table.

Civil Engineering - 14.10.2019
Knowledge Summit 2 : India - France

Civil Engineering - 18.09.2019
UQ civil engineers named among top global researchers
A University of Queensland professor has been ranked among the best civil engineers in the world for his outstanding research.

Civil Engineering - 22.08.2019
Academic named 'Civil Engineer of the Year'
Academic named ’Civil Engineer of the Year’

Civil Engineering - 10.04.2019
New York City gentrification creating urban ’islands of exclusion,’ study finds
A new building goes up in New York City, overshadowing the old Katz's Deli on the Lower East Side.

Civil Engineering - 29.01.2019
Innovative UChicago research creates impact, improvement in CPS schools
In 2014, the University of Chicago's Urban Education Institute and Network for College Success launched an innovative initiative to provide educators, policymakers and families with research, data and resources on the milestones that matter most for college success.

Civil Engineering - 27.07.2018
Carpark currawongs could trigger bird decimation
Carpark currawongs could trigger bird decimation
A chance spotting of a pied currawong nest at a Brisbane shopping centre suggests the species is adjusting to urban life, potentially threatening other birds.

Civil Engineering - Mathematics - 16.07.2018
Pioneering Imperial academic among women engineers named in national biography

Event - Civil Engineering - 09.07.2018
TUM appoints three civil engineers as honorary senators
TUM appoints three civil engineers as honorary senators

Civil Engineering - Event - 04.06.2018
UQ bridge is a world beater
UQ bridge is a world beater

Career - Civil Engineering - 02.04.2018
Podcast: Science combines with data to reveal complexity of cities
Luis Bettencourt, Pritzker Director of the Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation, uses big data to understand how to approach urban problems and how to increase human connection through means like increased transportation. Editor's note: Knowledge Applied is a podcast from the University of Chicago.

Civil Engineering - 22.03.2018
City food growers wanted for international research project
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.

Civil Engineering - 21.03.2018
A lightweight steel structure
A lightweight steel structure

Civil Engineering - 16.03.2018
Tokyo
Tokyo

Civil Engineering - 01.03.2018
Concrete canoes and me
Concrete canoes and me
By Ute Wiedner What? Can it really float'! Yes. And there are even international competitions. A very successful TU Graz student team with boats they've built themselves.

Environment - Civil Engineering - 28.02.2018
Cities urged to work with scientists on climate change
An urban environment expert at ANU has warned that city councils acting alone to address climate change, in the absence of an evidence-based systems approach, can have unintended consequences.

Civil Engineering - Economics - 22.02.2018
Reducing failed deliveries, truck parking time could improve downtown Seattle congestion, new report finds
Reducing failed deliveries, truck parking time could improve downtown Seattle congestion, new report finds
In Amazon's hometown, people turn to their computers to order everything from groceries to last-minute birthday presents to the odd toothbrush or medication forgotten from the store. If online shopping continues to grow at its current rate, there may be twice as many trucks delivering packages in Seattle's city center within five years, a new report projects - and double the number of trucks looking for a parking space.
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