Edinburgh Napier University



BAM appoints first graduate apprentice

BAM Construction has welcomed its first surveying apprentice following the launch of Skills Develo ...

Published 31 August 2018

Blog: Volumetric homes have the potential to be a smart and healthy housebuilding solution

Jon Stinson and Julio Bros Williamson, research fellows in the Institute for Sustainable Constructio ...

Published 29 August 2018

Student seeks BIM survey respondents for postgraduate research

A proactive student is looking for anyone who currently works in the UK construction industry, bot ...

Published 21 August 2018

University partnership seeks to take construction into digital age

A new collaboration aims to develop blockchain solutions to the data recording problems which can ...

Published 8 August 2018

Working group formed to ensure long-term future for housebuilding skills

The Scottish Government is to work with key stakeholders to ensure the right skills are available ...

Published 26 April 2018

Industry and academia unite to tackle skills threat to UK housing

Stewart Milne Timber Systems is to spearhead a new project between construction and academia which a ...

Published 5 April 2017

Trussed rafter industry sets out new initiatives to tackle skills shortages

A new generation of higher skilled trussed rafter designers and fabricators will increase homebuil ...

Published 30 March 2017

Napier University invests £3m in ‘green gold’ timber research hub

A new research hub will use the “green gold” of Scotland’s forests to support the construction ...

Published 5 December 2016

Event: Bridging the building performance gap

Ayrshire Housing and the Energy Agency are hosting a free CPD event next month to highlight some o ...

Published 22 July 2016

Scottish transport projects ‘cost seven times higher’ than European equivalents

Major transport infrastructure projects in Scotland can cost up to seven times as much as similar ...

Published 21 June 2016

Edinburgh Napier’s £2.5m rugby academy extension breaks new ground

Work has started on a new £2.5 million sports centre extension at Edinburgh Napier University’s S ...

Published 4 November 2015

Innovative BRE app could help social landlords tackle fuel poverty

An innovative new app has been launched which promises to help social landlords and housebuilders ...

Published 14 October 2015

First projects win funding from Construction Scotland Innovation Centre

A proposal for the UK’s first patented prefabricated timber frame party wall system is one of the ...

Published 12 October 2015

Ground-breaking housebuilding app available for free download

An innovative new app developed by BRE (Building Research Establishment) in partnership with Cruden ...

Published 3 September 2015

Pioneering factory assembled social homes ready in just three weeks

Fully assembled social homes are ready to leave the factory for Highland tenants after just three we ...

Published 13 August 2015