Open-access journal paper published from the Research 3 Project, Civil Engineering9 November 2016We are pleased to announce that the open-access journal paper, which is based on Emily D. Gibson & Holly Smith's Research Project 3 last year, has been published online (still in the provisional form) in Frontiers in Built Environment, which is published by the Frontiers Foundation in Swiss in affiliation with the Nature Publishing group.
Out of the Ground!7 November 2016The Queen’s Building extension, part of a £14 million investment by the University and the Faculty of Engineering, has come out of the ground with the first sections of the steel frame being erected by the University’s contractor Willmott Dixon.
Earthquake Field Mission19 October 2016Joint Field Mission of the University of Bristol (Mylonakis, Sextos, Alexander, De Risi, Katsiveli), the Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance (GEER) Association, U.S. and the Hellenic Association for Earthquake Engineering (ETAM) to Italy after the M=6.2 earthquake of 24/8/16 in Amatrice.
Engineering Growth Project 17 October 20163rd year Civil Engineering students had an opportunity to visit the site of the new Queens Building Extension and see first hand the ongoing construction and the reinforcement of the new retaining walls
International Workshop - Dr Anastasios Sextos13 October 2016Exchange Risk is a series of well targeted exchanges between the partners and ensures transfer of knowledge between the academia and the industry, Europe and North America as well wide dissemination of the methodologies and tools developed to the engineering community.
Year 3 Civil Engineering Site visit – Retaining Walls12 October 2016On the 12th October 2016, Dr Erdin Ibraim’s Year 3 Civil Engineering cohort were given the opportunity to visit the Queen’s Building extension construction site. This was perfectly timed to co-incide with their lecture on retaining walls.
First joint ACCIS and NCC conference a great success.16 September 2016The 9th ACCIS Conference, held jointly with the NCC on 13th September at the Bristol-based National Composites Centre, has been deemed a great success. The conference, which attracted nearly 300 delegates showcased the latest developments in composites research and manufacture.
ACCIS CDT student leads inspirational primary school workshop26 August 2016Last month PhD researcher Simon Bates, from the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for innovation and Science (ACCIS CDT), tried his hand at engaging a younger audience in the world of composite materials and engineering at Stow-on-the-Wold Primary School.
ACCIS celebrates its PhD successes22 July 2016Congratulations to the eight ACCIS students who graduated on Friday 15 July 2016. The graduates included six members of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Advanced Composites for Innovation and Science (denoted by ‘ACCIS CDT’ below) and two PhD students in advanced composites.