Supply chain body Timber Development UK (TDUK) has signed a strategic partnership with Edinburgh Napier University and the New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering (NMITE) to improve knowledge and skills in timber design and construction.
Wheatley Group has joined forces with a panel of world-leading environmental experts to support its journey to net zero. A panel with renowned national and international academics and thought-leaders has been set up to support its sustainability plans and help meet the Scottish Government’s re
The administration of a £1 million research budget focused on developing international best practice in the built environment for healthcare has been awarded by NHS Scotland Assure to Edinburgh Napier University.
A team of experts exploring the mainstream use of homegrown timber in the construction sector has secured funding for the next phase of a demonstrator project which will see the first two-storey modular home manufactured from Scottish mass timber displayed during COP26.
A new study is being carried out into more environmentally friendly methods for laying housing foundations on peatland that could pave the way for increased economic development in parts of the Highlands and Islands, while mitigating disruption to the natural ecosystem and captured carbon dioxide.
The outstanding achievements of Jeanette MacIntyre, founder of glass specialist Indeglas, have been formally recognised by her alma mater with her induction this month into its prestigious Hall of Fame. The School of Arts and Creative Industries (SACI) at Edinburgh Napier University (ENU) awarded th
A consortium of researchers is undertaking a project that could pave the way for the mainstream adoption of using digital technologies to remotely inspect construction sites – a move that could underpin a quicker and more efficient sector in Scotland.
Road maintenance giant BEAR Scotland has launched a scholarship for civil engineering students at Edinburgh Napier University in memory of former chairman Bill Taylor. From the academic year 2021/22 onwards, the Bill Taylor Scholarship (BEAR Scotland) will provide £3400 to support an unde
Greater use of home-grown timber in UK construction is taking a significant step forward through a new demonstrator project, which could lead to a major boost for Scotland’s economy and the industry’s environmental impact. A consortium of partners – comprising of Construction Scotl