Author: Martin Williams
8 November 2021
This personal story from IStructE Past President, David Blockley, provides structural engineers with a valuable approach to understanding the link for building bridges between theory and practice, says Toby Mottram.
This month's letters discuss limits on what we should build in the push for net zero; salaries and the brain drain; the lack of appreciation of engineers' expertise; and education of students and young graduates, among other topics.
David Brohn laments the level of understanding of structural behaviour among civil engineering graduates and calls on universities to address the issue in their teaching.