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Widening Horizons update published

Widening Horizons update published

Dick Fenner and Charles Ainger have recently updated their 2006 paper (co-authored with Peter Guthrie and Heather Cruickshank) "Widening engineering horizons: addressing the complexity of sustainable development" to examine how much progress towards sustainability the civil engineering profession has made in each of the eight key areas defined in the original paper.

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Perspectives on Urban Flood Resilience - Blog

Perspectives on Urban Flood Resilience - Blog

Dick Fenner has compiled and edited a special themed edition of the Royal Society’s Philosophical Transactions A Journal on urban flood resilience, published in February 2020.

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Prof Fenner paper wins award

Prof Fenner paper wins award

Professor Dick Fenner and his co-authors Dr Lan Hoag (IBM) and Maggie Skandarian (Portland Bureau of Environmental Services, USA) have been highly commended in the Outstanding Paper Award by the Journal of Flood Risk Management.

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Doctoral Researcher Attends Royal Academy of Engineering Workshop

Doctoral Researcher Attends Royal Academy of Engineering Workshop

From the 28th – 31st May, FIBE doctoral researcher Francesca O'Hanlon attended the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Frontiers of Engineering for Development symposium. The theme of the symposium was ‘WASHing Away Inequalities’.

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ESD supports ISA Lab workshop in Valencia

ESD supports ISA Lab workshop in Valencia

Dr Dai Morgan supported the 3rd ISA Lab workshop, hosted by Universitat Politècnica de València

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Dr Tim Forman shares insights with industry in practitioner forums

Dr Tim Forman shares insights with industry in practitioner forums

Dr Tim Forman has been sharing insights on sustainability in the built environment in practitioner forums.

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New Book from Jeremy Purseglove

New Book from Jeremy Purseglove

Jeremy Purseglove's new book, Working with Nature, has now been published

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Engineering Education for Sustainable Development Conference 2020

Engineering Education for Sustainable Development Conference 2020

The Engineering Education for Sustainable Development EESD 2020 conference will be hosted by University College Cork, 7th - 10th June 2020

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Welcome ESD MPhil class 18-19

Welcome ESD MPhil class 18-19

The Engineering for Sustainable Development MPhil programme welcomed a new group of 27 students onto the programme this year, the 17th cohort since the programme began in 2002. The students come from 19 different countries including Bangladesh, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Sudan and Kazakhstan. The average age of the students is 28 as many of them have worked in a professional Engineering role prior to joining the course.

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ESD MPhil Alumni stories: Meet Rising Star Dr Tara Shirvani

ESD MPhil Alumni stories: Meet Rising Star Dr Tara Shirvani

ESD MPhil Alumna Dr Tara Shirvani (Queens’ College, 2008) has been named one of this year’s UK Rising Stars in Science and Engineering.

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British Geological Survey report published on handpump-borehole implementation in Uganda

A report based on Lissie Liddle's PhD study which reviews handpump-borehole implementation in Uganda has recently been published as an Open Report by the British Geological Survey.

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ESD MPhil Dissertation Conference and Annual Dinner 2018

ESD MPhil Dissertation Conference and Annual Dinner 2018

Many thanks to all the current students who took part in the annual dissertation conference - 16-18th July 2018.

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ESD MPhil Dissertation Conference July 2018

ESD MPhil Dissertation Conference July 2018

The MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development Dissertation Presentations will be held on 16 – 18 July 2018 in LT0, Engineering Department.

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Menna Dessouki (ESD 15-16 ) presents at Resilient Cities 2018 conference

Menna Dessouki (ESD 15-16 ) presents at Resilient Cities 2018 conference

Menna Dessouki presented her MPhil dissertation poster at the Resilient Cities 2018 conference (the 9th Annual Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation) in Bonn, Germany.

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New MPhil Brochure available

New MPhil Brochure available

A new brochure about the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development is now available.

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MPhil Field study tour to Mid Wales April 2018

MPhil Field study tour to Mid Wales April 2018

The ESD MPhil students had a successful fieldtrip to Mid Wales at the start of April. The purpose of the Field Trip was to visit a number of organisations dealing largely in Development, Energy, or Sustainable Technologies mostly in the context of mid Wales.

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Debate on nuclear energy

Debate on nuclear energy

Debate on nuclear energy (description by Alejandro Fiocco)

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Urban Flood Resilence blog

Urban Flood Resilence blog

Dick Fenner has create a blog on the need for multi functional design of sustainable urban drainage which is posted on the Urban Flood Resilence website.

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Paper published by Ramit Debnath ESD 17-18

Paper published by Ramit Debnath ESD 17-18

"Investigating the association of healthcare-seeking behavior with the freshness of indoor spaces in low-income tenement housing in Mumbai."

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Widening Horizons update published

Feb 12, 2020

Dick Fenner and Charles Ainger have recently updated their 2006 paper (co-authored with Peter Guthrie and Heather Cruickshank) "Widening engineering horizons: addressing the complexity of sustainable development" to examine how much progress towards sustainability the civil engineering profession has made in each of the eight key areas defined in the original paper.

Perspectives on Urban Flood Resilience - Blog

Feb 12, 2020

Dick Fenner has compiled and edited a special themed edition of the Royal Society’s Philosophical Transactions A Journal on urban flood resilience, published in February 2020.

Prof Fenner paper wins award

Nov 13, 2019

Professor Dick Fenner and his co-authors Dr Lan Hoag (IBM) and Maggie Skandarian (Portland Bureau of Environmental Services, USA) have been highly commended in the Outstanding Paper Award by the Journal of Flood Risk Management.

Doctoral Researcher Attends Royal Academy of Engineering Workshop

Jul 24, 2019

From the 28th – 31st May, FIBE doctoral researcher Francesca O'Hanlon attended the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Frontiers of Engineering for Development symposium. The theme of the symposium was ‘WASHing Away Inequalities’.

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