Published: 20 August 2018

Understanding and exploring the potential of future technologies

Digital Workflows, Research

Tim Lucas is a Partner at engineering firm Price & Myers, and a Lecturer in Structural Design at the Bartlett School of Architecture at University College London (UCL). Here he discusses the importance of research taking place at UCL’s new “Here East” facility and how it relates to the Institution’s Digital Workflows Panel.


 

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Published: 25 April 2018

New means of construction: what will be the next big leap?

Concrete, Future of Engineering, Research, Timber

Jon Shanks of the Institution’s Structural Futures Committee, discusses the small steps already being taken towards new means of construction, and how they might relate or contribute to the industry’s next Big Leap.

 

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Published: 28 March 2018

Young Researchers' Conference: Six Inspiring Past Winners

Conference, Research

The Institution's Young Researchers' Conference is 20 years old this year. Throughout its history it has featured some outstanding young researchers who have gone on to enjoy prestigious careers. Here six previous winners of awards update us on their careers and give their thoughts on the future of research and structural engineering.

 

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Published: 22 March 2018

Taking Research to Parliament

Concrete, Research

Kostas Kalfas presented his research on steel reinforcement cages to members of the UK Parliament on 12 March as part of “STEM for Britain”, an initiative designed to encourage, support and promote Britain's early-career researchers and stimulate British research and development. Here he discusses his research and the importance of the event.

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Published: 09 March 2018

How the Research Award drives the research industry needs

Offshore, Other Awards, Research, Steel

Previous winner, Dr Stelios Yiatros, describes how an Institution grant supported his research.

 

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