As the climate emergency is changing the working landscape, engineers are required to adopt innovative and sustainable practices and educators are compelled to adapt their teaching and research.
This conference assessed the current industry expectations for graduate engineers and how educators can further support their students in sustainable concept design and decision-making. The conference featured case studies on how curricula can be broadened to better prepare tomorrow's engineers in retrofit and reuse, and in effectively challenging the brief through carbon calculations.
Watch recordings of the conference below.
JBM guidelines overview Mike Bather, Senior Lecturer and Programme Director Civil Engineering, University of Liverpool
University preparation vs industry expectations Chiara Bariviera, Project Engineer, EOC Engineers
Educating engineers in the 21st century: the new-model engineer Esther Norton, Assistant Principal, ARU Peterborough
Working with existing buildings Andrew Lawrence, Arup Fellow & RAEng Visiting Professor, Cambridge University
Yorkton Workshop project case study Max Clayton, Associate, Structure Workshop
Adapting a course curriculum to include reuse Richard Harpin, Senior University Teacher in Structural Design, University of Sheffield
Understanding the hierarchy Will Arnold, Head of Climate Action, IStructE
Calculating carbon to challenge the brief Will Arnold, Head of Climate Action, IStructE