Institute for Infrastructure and Environment Themes

Institute for Infrastructure and Environment Research Themes

Closing Date: 

Thursday, March 21, 2019

This interdisciplinary project in collaboration with Scottish Water, our industrial partner, aims to provide a safe and reliable technology for the treatment of drinking water as well as for the ef

Edinburgh engineers will play important roles in two of the recently announced £20m Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF) Hubs, which will work to address intractable challenges in sustainable development. The interdisciplinary hubs will work across 85 countries with governments, international agencies, partners and NGOs around the globe, to develop creative and sustainable solutions that help make the world safer, healthier and more prosperous.

Outside on a clear sunny day, four of twenty steel clad homes are engulfed in flames with a 30m high smoke plume being created

Closing Date: 

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Project Summary

Closing Date: 

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Project summary 

Closing Date: 

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Potable and non-potable water recycling from wastewater has become a key element of water infrastructure, particularly in regions where urbanisation, industrialisation, and climate change are placi

Catalytic membranes for water quality engineering

Closing Date: 

Thursday, January 10, 2019

At present, about 40% of the world’s population lives within 100 kilometres of the coast. This figure is expected to increase in the next 50 years [1].

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Closing Date: 

Saturday, June 15, 2019

The emergence of carbon-based nanomaterials (e.g., fullerenes, carbon nanotubes, and graphene) in the past two decades unleashed a scientific revolution due to their unique physical and chemical pr

AC mode AFM image of E. coli

Professor Timothy Drysdale was recently recognised for his pioneering work in remote laboratories for undergraduate engineering teaching. Having won the National Instruments Engineering Impact Award for Education in the Europe, Middle East and Asia region, he now goes forward to the international final in May 2019, in Austin, Texas.

Professor Tim Drysdale receives National Instruments Engineering Impact Award

On Monday 3rd September 2018, the School’s first commemorative plaques were unveiled to celebrate the achievements of three outstanding alumni, and the School’s first ever Regius Professor.

Pip Ayton (Women in Engineering) alongside Ian and Douglas Fergusson, nephews of Molly Fergusson, one of the commemorated alumni

Full Job Title: 

Research Associate

Engineering Discipline: 

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Institute: 

  • Infrastructure and Environment

Email: 

I am an RA on a three-year Leverhulme-funded project, called Earthen Empire, on earth and turf construction in the Roman North-West.

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