Infrastructure and Environment

Institute for Infrastructure and Environment (IIE) at the School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh

Madagascar is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to cyclones; for example, cyclone Enawo (2017) caused 81 deaths and destroyed over 300,000 buildings, including 38,000 homes. Non-engineered traditional structures make up 86.5% of houses, and Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) are working to train local people to improve the wind resistance of their homes.

UoE Vacancy Ref: 

049931

Closing Date: 

Friday, November 8, 2019

The School's Professor Alistair Borthwick FICE, FREng, FRSE has been presented with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Gold Medal for his lifetime contribution to civil engineering education, training and mentoring. A Gold Medal is awarded annually by the ICE to recognise individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the civil engineering profession over many years.

University Court has committed funding for a major new School of Engineering building at its Meeting on Monday 30 September 2019. At a cost of £33.5m, work on Engineering Module 1 will commence in spring 2020 and is due to be completed in summer 2022. The development at the south west corner of the King’s Buildings campus will host new classrooms, research spaces and computer labs, alongside the offices of the Head of School and Professional Services, and Engineering Teaching Organisation, over an area of 6,500 sqm on five floors.

Architect's image of Engineering Module 1 (Copyright: BDP)

The School of Engineering seeks a Research Assistant to work in the vibrant interdisciplinary research team of the CyberBuild Lab that conducts internationally leading research in construction informatics (Reality capture data processing; VR/AR; Wearable technologies) in collaboration with a range of national and international indust

UoE Vacancy Ref: 

049661

Closing Date: 

Monday, October 7, 2019

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