Resources, Infrastructure Systems and built Environments

Department of Civil & Structural Engineering


Wednesday, April 29, 2020
At the onset of the establishment of RISE, based on an examination of the broader body of research on Urban Metabolism (UM), the group concluded that traditional UM approaches and studies were at a deadend, largely as a result of data unavailability and little methodological progress, while the need for... Read more
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Understanding our impacts on the environment and our role in sustainable development is increasingly important for civil and structural engineers and should be at the heart of our practice, as highlighted by the ICE Global Engineering Congress. Mapping our research to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) enables a focused narrative... Read more
Monday, July 30, 2018
On behalf of the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures , our student outreach team, made up of five PhD and Master's students, collaborated with The Urban Flows Observatory to bring the Tracking Urban Flows exhibition to the Bluedot Festival at Jodrell Bank Observatory last week. The exhibition was a great... Read more
Friday, December 1, 2017
CALLING ALL HACKERS, MAKERS, ENGINEERS AND INVENTORS! The Urban Flows Observatory is looking for creative ideas and practical solutions to contribute to an ambitious research project, the first of its kind in the UK. The Urban Flows Observatory is looking for you to build a prototype that will capture data... Read more
Friday, July 14, 2017
RISE welcomed a number of undergraduate summer students funded by the SURE Programme and EPSRC Vacation Bursary Programme on Monday 12th June. During this time they will be supported by members of the RISE group on a number of projects over a 4-6 week period including research into urban metabolism,... Read more