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ICE Bridges 2014: A Preview

May 2, 2014 1

There’s just over a month to go until the ICE Bridges 2014 “Engineering the Future” conference. I think it goes without saying that few people are better placed than the…Read More

Journey To Civil Engineering Success

February 14, 2014 2

Even wondered what you have to do to have with a successful career in civil engineering? Well, wonder no more, as I have been to the IABSE Journey To Success event, and will happily share…Read More

AECOM, Exploitation and Qatar

November 18, 2013 5

In a report released yesterday Amnesty International describe the construction industry in Qatar as one where “migrant workers are being ruthlessly exploited, deprived of their pay and left struggling to survive.” Knowing the…Read More

Sochi, Ethics, Rights, and Engineering

October 28, 2013 6

There’s been a lot in the news this week about international Human Rights, with the UN formally criticising China over its Human Rights record, and the Sochi Winter Olympics beginning to compare unfavourably to the 1936…Read More

Looking at the Future of Design: Part 2

October 1, 2013 6

Here is Part 2 (check out Part 1 for the backstory that makes the twist so engaging) of the trials and tribulations at the IABSE Future of Design 2013 conference. After this, I promise, I shall never…Read More

Looking at the Future of Design: Part 1

September 16, 2013 4

So, with little more ado then a quick note (to whit: “fun was had by all”), let’s press on with Part 1 (of 2, I’m not Tolkien) of the IABSE Future of Design 2013: A Brand New Hope. Sadie Morgan (dRMM): Most engineers design in Concrete and Steel; it’s all to easy to forget Timber- perhaps its time we…Read More

Civil Networking

September 9, 2013 1

A quick search online turns up 24 tips of how to have a conversation without the other person hating you; but these “7 Habits of Intolerable People” rub me up so much the wrong way. But why? Taking that I’m heading…Read More

IABSE Future of Design 2013

August 5, 2013 1

In September this year the British group of IABSE will be hosting its 5th young engineers conference – Future of Design 2013. This event aims to bring together young designers with leading figures…Read More