University Of Edinburgh

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With an objective to enhance quality and drive product innovation through technical guidance and research, the Structural Timber Association (STA) has been collaborating with the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC), the University of Edinburgh and BRE to produce fire safety in use guidanc

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Developers behind proposals for a £50 million mixed-used transformation of Leith Walk have been dealt a major blow after the University of Edinburgh ended its involvement in the student flats element of the project. Drum Property Group plans to remove the red sandstone buildings and industrial

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Robertson has completed a £3.1 million refurbishment project for the University of Edinburgh – with work also recently concluded on another campus development. The infrastructure firm has refurbished a four-storey building at 7-8 Chambers Street in the centre of the city. The former poli

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Balfour Beatty has secured a £70 million contract to deliver the University of Edinburgh’s flagship Edinburgh Futures Institute refurbishment and extension project. The contractor will be responsible for restoring and connecting six wards; unlocking the building’s wide corridors to

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Students from the University of Edinburgh are helping Robertson Group embrace change within the construction industry. Nine students are responding to a data-led challenge set by the infrastructure group which looks at ways to reduce waste in the construction industry – identified as a priorit

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A wave energy technology is being developed that could help generate low-cost electricity for thousands of houses. The device costs less than conventional designs, has fewer moving parts, and is made of durable materials. It is designed to be incorporated into existing ocean energy systems and can c

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Rocks in the seabed off the UK coast could provide long-term storage locations for renewable energy production, new research suggests. An advanced technique could be used to trap compressed air in porous rock formations found in the North Sea using electricity from renewable technologies.

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A collaborative project between Road Intelligence Ltd, Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and the University of Edinburgh could lead to an app that predicts potholes before they occur. Currently, the majority of potholes have to be detected manually by foot or vehicular patrols, or simpl

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