Built Environment (RISE)

Department of Civil & Structural Engineering


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
Friday, June 16, 2017
RISE will be welcoming 3 visiting researchers to help bring additional expertise to the group and its work on the Urban Flows Observatory led by Prof Martin Mayfield and Dr Danielle Densley Tingley. Dr Ahsan Khan, Dr Joshua Skyes and Mrs Simone Cooper-Searle will bring significant expertise in the areas... Read more
Photography by Kirsten Holst. Posters in Parliament is a British Conference of Undergraduate Research event hosted this year by University College London. For more information on BCUR and its activities, please visit www.bcur.org."
Friday, March 24, 2017
RISE 2016 Summer student Han Ding successfully presented his research on "Population, Growth and Energy Demand" at the Posters in Parliament event in London on 14th March. This is a British Conference of Undergraduate Research hosted by University College London. Read more
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Prof. Martin Mayfield and Dr Danielle Tingley have won funding for a new Sheffield Urban Flows Observatory which will create a model of Sheffield’s energy and resource usage using fixed and mobile sensors and thermal cameras attached to drones, balloons and cars to scan the city. The observatory will bring... Read more
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Applications are open for a PhD Student to work on the following project: Measuring resource use in informal settlements in developing countries This is an interdisciplinary project funded by the Grantham Centre that will assess resource use of informal settlements in cities in developing countries (for example, water and construction... Read more