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Published: 28 November 2016

What are the challenges to Blast Engineering?

Andy Tyas has been a researcher at the University of Sheffield since 1993. Here he discusses his research into “blast engineering” – the study of how structures react to explosions.

Published: 17 November 2016

Millau Viaduct: a triumph of engineering

Institution member, David Brett, discusses the Millau Viaduct, arguing that engineers need to get better at publicising their achievements.

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Published: 12 November 2016

The Structural Awards 2016: Taking Structural Engineering to new heights

The winners of The Structural Awards 2016 were announced on 11 November during a ceremony held at The Brewery in London.

Published: 01 December 2016

The Structural Engineer: call for papers

The editors of The Structural Engineer are calling for papers on the subject of structural fire engineering.

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James Sutherland History Lecture - A Decade in the Life of the Clifton Suspension Bridge

The Clifton Suspension Bridge is an enduring icon to lovers of bridges and the City of Bristol alike.  Yet this wonderful structure continually sets engineering challenges that must be addressed in a sympathetic and understanding manner, if it is to be preserved in perpetuity.  The 2017 Sutherland Lecture will present a review of the Bridge over the past decade.

CPD Course: Financial Fundamentals

Providing an overview of accounting principles, an explanation of the jargon used, and an understanding of how the three key financial documents (Cash Flow Forecast; Profit and Loss Account; Balance Sheet) are produced.

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