Engineering academics have developed a new framework to help Scotland’s affordable housing sector reach net zero carbon performance. Dr Julio Bros-Williamson is the academic lead for the Edinburgh Home Demonstrator (EHD) project, which is creating a pilot development in Granton.
Anne-Marie Thulstrup from Paris and Iris Picquart from Barcelona are both studying chemical engineering and are part of Precious Plastics – a student-run initiative to reduce waste plastic on campus. Learn more about the project, how to get involved - and why the students think engineers are key to a more sustainable future.
To mark 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), we spoke to PhD student Collette Larkin to find out how her research - and the wider engineering sector - can help tackle the pressing issue of climate change.