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Published: 08 August 2018

Not just a module but half the equation: conceptual design in engineering teaching

Oli Broadbent of ThinkUp argues that engineering education still needs far more emphasis on creative thinking.

Published: 08 August 2018

What makes a Supreme Award winner?

The shortlist for Structural Awards 2018 was announced on 1 August. Chief of the Judging Panel, Professor Tim Ibell, discusses what factors help select a winner of the Supreme Award for Structural Engineering Excellence.

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Published: 06 August 2018

Our 2018 Gold Medal: Professor Ding Jiemin FIStructE

Professor Ding Jiemin of Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd. has been awarded The Institution of Structural Engineers’ 2018 Gold Medal.

Published: 06 August 2018

Contribute to fib Model Code 2020

The International Federation for Structural Concrete (fib) is seeking academic contributions to a new edition of its internationally recognised Model Code for Concrete Structures.

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Earls Court Demolition: Technical Lecture Series

This lecture will discuss the challenges faced in a major demolition project in a residential and rail environment, including lifting 61 beams, weighing over 15,000 tonnes collectively, over live and operational London Underground tunnels.


This course demonstrates how significant blast resilience and resistance is possible with careful design, planning and detailing of a structure.

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