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A seal on sea defences

Planning for our Future Environment: Thoughts on two pioneering engineering schemes in Yorkshire

There is growing concern in the UK regarding climate change and the effects that increasingly unpredictable and extreme weather is having on the places we live and work. The latest Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber seminar explored the role construction has in combating this and featured presentations on a flood protection scheme in York and a coastal defence scheme in Runswick Bay, Scarborough. The School's Head of Subject for Construction, Surveying and Project Management, Mark Wilson, chaired the event and has written his thoughts below.

15/11/19
SEEDS Conference delegates

Leeds at the front of the Sustainability Challenge – SEEDS International Conference 2019

The timing of this year’s Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society (SEEDS) conference was unfortunately fortuitous, as surrounding events had pushed sustainability dilemma to the top of the news agenda.

Sustainable Urban Water Technologies Seminar

SoBEE attend & fund International Research Seminar

From 26th – 30th November 2018, the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) hosted the International Workshop on Sustainable Urban Water Technologies & Construction at their Islamabad campus in Pakistan. 

14/01/19

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