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Building Back Sustainably in a Deeper Shade of Green - article featuring ESD Lecturer Dr Kristen MacAskill

ESD Lecturer Dr Kristen MacAskill has been featured by Turner and Townsend as part of their 'Perspectives' series, speaking about the disruption of the pandemic and the challenge of building sustainability and resilience into the recovery.

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Current State of Sustainability in Civil Engineering - Blog entry by Dick Fenner

Current State of Sustainability in Civil Engineering - Blog entry by Dick Fenner

Read Dick Fenner's blog entry on the current state of sustainability in civil engineering at the Institution of Civil Engineer's website, where Dick explores explores progress towards sustainability in the UK construction sector.

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ESD contribution to International Water Association Book

A new book published by the International Water Association (IWA) on "Water-Wise Cities and Sustainable Water Systems: Concepts, Technologies, and Applications" (edited by Wang and Fu) includes a chapter based on the Dissertation of a former Engineering for Sustainable Development MPhil student (2017-2018), Upeshika Heenetigala.

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New Research Project Announced

Dick Fenner and Andre Serrenho have secured funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 programme as part of a large consortium including colleagues in Land Economy.

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ESD alumni awarded a prestigious Fellowship

ESD alumni awarded a prestigious Fellowship

Our congratulations go to Ryan DuChanois, who graduated from the ESD MPhil programme in 2017, for being awarded a prestigious Abel Wolman Fellowship by the American Water Works Association (AWWA).

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Award for Blue Green Cities research

Award for Blue Green Cities research

Dick Fenner and Malcolm Morgan have been awarded the Robert Alfred Carr Prize for their paper entitled: Spatial evaluation of the multiple benefits of sustainable drainage systems.

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Dr Kristen MacAskill leads resilience teaching in Engineering for Sustainable Development

Dr Kristen MacAskill leads resilience teaching in Engineering for Sustainable Development

Dr Kristen MacAskill gave her inaugural lecture for the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development this March as part of a two lecture series in the Resilience and Hazard Mitigation in Future Cities (ESD 360) module.

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Dr André Cabrera Serrenho gives his inaugural Lecture on ESD 560

Dr André Cabrera Serrenho gives his inaugural Lecture on ESD 560

Dr André Serrenho gave his inaugural lecture for the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development this February, as part of the Innovations in Sustainable Design and Manufacturing course (ESD 560).

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Perspectives on Urban Flood Resilience - Blog

Perspectives on Urban Flood Resilience - Blog

Dick Fenner has compiled and edited a special themed edition of the Royal Society’s Philosophical Transactions A Journal on urban flood resilience, published in February 2020.

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Widening Horizons update published

Widening Horizons update published

Dick Fenner and Charles Ainger have recently updated their 2006 paper (co-authored with Peter Guthrie and Heather Cruickshank) "Widening engineering horizons: addressing the complexity of sustainable development" to examine how much progress towards sustainability the civil engineering profession has made in each of the eight key areas defined in the original paper.

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ESD welcomes 2 new members of staff

Two new lecturers have been appointed to support the delivery of the ESD MPhil programme.

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ESD thanks Jeremy Purseglove

The current group of Engineering for Sustainable Development students completed the Autumn Trip led, as always, by Professor Jeremy Purseglove.

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Prof Fenner paper wins award

Prof Fenner paper wins award

Professor Dick Fenner and his co-authors Dr Lan Hoag (IBM) and Maggie Skandarian (Portland Bureau of Environmental Services, USA) have been highly commended in the Outstanding Paper Award by the Journal of Flood Risk Management.

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Doctoral Researcher Attends Royal Academy of Engineering Workshop

Doctoral Researcher Attends Royal Academy of Engineering Workshop

From the 28th – 31st May, FIBE doctoral researcher Francesca O'Hanlon attended the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Frontiers of Engineering for Development symposium. The theme of the symposium was ‘WASHing Away Inequalities’.

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ESD supports ISA Lab workshop in Valencia

ESD supports ISA Lab workshop in Valencia

Dr Dai Morgan supported the 3rd ISA Lab workshop, hosted by Universitat Politècnica de València

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Dr Tim Forman shares insights with practitioners in industry forums

Dr Tim Forman shares insights with practitioners in industry forums

Dr Tim Forman has been sharing insights on sustainability in the built environment in practitioner forums

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CSD researchers host UK/China delegation

CSD researchers host China Academy for Urban Planning and Design

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