The days might be getting shorter, the weather colder, and there may be fewer and fewer leaves on the trees that line Forthside Way, but here at the Engine Shed, we are as busy as ever. From our autumn programme, Weekend Antics and a hot off the press new blog, keep reading to find out what we are up to.
The Institute for Sustainability and Innovation in Structural Engineering (ISISE), www.isise.net was created in 2007 to achieve excellence in research and to create a leading cluster in structural and functional performance of Civil Engineering Works, from a perspective of advanced technology, innovation and a knowledge based economy with a wide focus that ranges from materials to integral systems with a life cycle approach.
The latest triennial report (2014-2016) can be downloaded here.
BIM is influencing the conservation world through a more specific Historic Building Information Modelling (HBIM) approach. The event will explore recent publications and emerging case studies to review the challenges and benefits offered in the greater uptake of knowledge transfer and related developments.
Attendance at the conference will qualify for 4 hours CPD. Cerificates will be given.
Nature-based solutions in the European Parliament, co-hosted by Benedek Jávor, Bas Eickhout, Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy, Jo Leinen, José Ignácio Faria – Members of the European Parliament -, in partnership with the EU Presidencies Estonia, Bulgaria and Austria, the European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, and the International Union for Conservation of Nature, European Regional Office.
After 10 years of European funding, 350 students and 65 countries, applications for the Advanced Masters in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions are opened up to January 20, 2018. This is the leading international course on conservation of heritage structures, winner of the 2017 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage “Europa Nostra”, and a unique opportunity to meet people from all over the world.
This Master Course, which is running its 11th Edition, is organized by a Consortium of leading European Universities/Research Institutions in the field, composed by University of Minho (coordinating institution, Portugal), the Technical University of Catalonia (Spain), the Czech Technical University in Prague (Czech Republic), the University of Padua (Italy) and the Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics of the Czech Academy of Sciences (Czech Republic).
The course combines the most recent advances in research and development with practical applications.
A significant number of scholarships, ranging from 4,000 to 13,000 Euro, are available to students of any nationality.
Please find full details on the MSc programme, as well as electronic application procedure, on the website http://www.msc-sahc.org