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RTPI's Women of Influence 2020

Dr Karen Horwood has been recognised by the Royal Town Planning Institute’s The Planner publication as one of 2020s Women of Influence for her work on women and planning.

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Industrial Trip to "Plastek UK Ltd"

A group of three postgraduate students from MSc Advanced Engineering Management had the opportunity to visit Plastek UK and work on a project with Unilever. Chanderkant Vaid, reflects on his experience.

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City Campus Wellbeing Garden Opened

Vice Chancellor, Professor Peter Slee, opens new School of Built Environment, Engineering and Computing wellbeing garden.

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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.

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New energy smart storage system cuts carbon emissions in homes

RED WoLF is a € 6 million European project led by Leeds Beckett University and run jointly with 13 Partner Institutions from UK; France, Germany, Belgium and Republic of Ireland. Dr Giuseppe Colantuono from the School of Built Environment, Engineering and Computing leads the RED WoLF project. 

World Mental Health Day – Exploring the Connection Between the Built Environment and Mental Health

In recent years, the conversation around mental health and mental health issues has become more accepted, open and understood, and necessarily so.

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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.

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Research team take part in a SMART Energy Pilot Project which will make the UK's energy more efficient, sustainable and affordable.

As part of the SMART Energy Research Lab (SERL) project, a research team from Leeds Sustainability Institute will be supporting an initial pilot phase looking at how to utilise household energy consumption data available via smart meters to fuel a new wave of innovative energy research.

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The Future is Bright... The Future is Offsite?

Lee Wilkinson from PwC and Liz Schofield from the School of Built Environment explore the rise of offsite construction as a challenge to traditional construction models and ask whether it can really deliver all it promises?

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How can we ensure that the right skills are identified, supported and developed in education?

To celebrate International Women’s Day on Friday 8 March 2019, I was asked to join an Industry Skills Panel Discussion organised by Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber, based at Leeds Beckett University, and delivered in partnership with Shulmans LLP.

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