Edinburgh Napier University
Greater use of home-grown timber in UK construction is taking a significant step forward through a new demonstrator project, which could lead to a major boost for Scotland’s economy and the industry’s environmental impact.
Published 23 November 2020
A regional survey has been launched to uncover the future training and development needs for construction and engineering across Edinburgh and the south-east region of Scotland.
Published 23 November 2020
HCI Skills Gateway unveils £70k boost for property and construction professionals at risk of redundancy
The Housing, Construction & Infrastructure Skills Gateway, part of the Edinburgh and South-East Scotland City Region Deal, has announced £70,000 in postgraduate scholarship funding to support property and construction professionals at risk of redundancy.
Published 27 October 2020
Over 2,000 people in south east Scotland are set to benefit from the first wave of skills and career support from the new Housing, Construction and Infrastructure (HCI) Skills Gateway.
Published 24 January 2020
Edinburgh Napier University has received a funding gift from Trimble to establish a state-of-the-art technology lab for architecture, engineering and construction (AEC).
Published 13 December 2019
A new exhibition currently open in Glasgow is showcasing sustainable buildings factory-made from wood, demonstrating how innovative timber engineering methods can overcome traditional construction challenges.
Published 28 October 2019
A total of 11 construction management and quantity surveying students are completing work experience placements at Clark Contracts.
Published 19 June 2019
East Lothian is to share in a £6 million investment geared towards developing skills in the construction sector.
Published 20 March 2019
BAM Construction has welcomed its first surveying apprentice following the launch of Skills Development Scotland’s Graduate Level Apprenticeship in Construction and the Build Environment.
Published 31 August 2018
Jon Stinson and Julio Bros Williamson, research fellows in the Institute for Sustainable Construction at Edinburgh Napier University, believe that smarter, better, faster – homes built in a factory benefit everyone.
Published 29 August 2018
A proactive student is looking for anyone who currently works in the UK construction industry, both adopters and non-adopters of BIM, to participate in a survey to aid her postgraduate research.
Published 21 August 2018
A new collaboration aims to develop blockchain solutions to the data recording problems which can jeopardise complex construction projects.
Published 8 August 2018
The Scottish Government is to work with key stakeholders to ensure the right skills are available for housing and construction developments.
Published 26 April 2018
Stewart Milne Timber Systems is to spearhead a new project between construction and academia which aims to address the ‘triple threat’ to the UK’s new homes ambitions – shortages of materials, skills and quality new housing.
Published 5 April 2017
A new generation of higher skilled trussed rafter designers and fabricators will increase homebuilding standards and protect the construction industry from poor quality products and installations, the Trussed Rafter Association (TRA) has said.
Published 30 March 2017