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.
In recent years, the conversation around mental health and mental health issues has become more accepted, open and understood, and necessarily so.
On 10 April, the first Placements Networking event for the School of Built Environment and Engineering took place. The Gateway provided the venue and, with six employers on site and around 25 second-year students in attendance, it was a lively afternoon.
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