Edinburgh Napier University



Construction and engineering skills set for City Region Deal boost

Over 2,000 people in south east Scotland are set to benefit from the first wave of skills and career ...

Published 24 January 2020

Edinburgh Napier University awarded funding to establish construction tech laboratory

Edinburgh Napier University has received a funding gift from Trimble to establish a state-of-th ...

Published 13 December 2019

Sustainable offsite manufacturing exhibition opens in Glasgow

A new exhibition currently open in Glasgow is showcasing sustainable buildings factory-made from woo ...

Published 28 October 2019

Clark Contracts expands academy with 11 new recruits

A total of 11 construction management and quantity surveying students are completing work experience ...

Published 19 June 2019

Major investment will help build construction skills in East Lothian

East Lothian is to share in a £6 million investment geared towards developing skills in the co ...

Published 20 March 2019

BAM appoints first graduate apprentice

BAM Construction has welcomed its first surveying apprentice following the launch of Skills Develo ...

Published 31 August 2018

Blog: Volumetric homes have the potential to be a smart and healthy housebuilding solution

Jon Stinson and Julio Bros Williamson, research fellows in the Institute for Sustainable Constructio ...

Published 29 August 2018

Student seeks BIM survey respondents for postgraduate research

A proactive student is looking for anyone who currently works in the UK construction industry, bot ...

Published 21 August 2018

University partnership seeks to take construction into digital age

A new collaboration aims to develop blockchain solutions to the data recording problems which can ...

Published 8 August 2018

Working group formed to ensure long-term future for housebuilding skills

The Scottish Government is to work with key stakeholders to ensure the right skills are available ...

Published 26 April 2018

Industry and academia unite to tackle skills threat to UK housing

Stewart Milne Timber Systems is to spearhead a new project between construction and academia which a ...

Published 5 April 2017

Trussed rafter industry sets out new initiatives to tackle skills shortages

A new generation of higher skilled trussed rafter designers and fabricators will increase homebuil ...

Published 30 March 2017

Napier University invests £3m in ‘green gold’ timber research hub

A new research hub will use the “green gold” of Scotland’s forests to support the construction ...

Published 5 December 2016

Event: Bridging the building performance gap

Ayrshire Housing and the Energy Agency are hosting a free CPD event next month to highlight some o ...

Published 22 July 2016

Scottish transport projects ‘cost seven times higher’ than European equivalents

Major transport infrastructure projects in Scotland can cost up to seven times as much as similar ...

Published 21 June 2016