Monthly Archives: June 2013

Our World in 2050!

On Friday 7th June, Laura Daniels took part in a workshop run by the IMechE at Winterbourne Earl’s Primary School called ‘Our World in 2050’ – adapting to climate change. Year 5 and 6 students took part in the day … Continue reading

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TSBE Research will help Green Retailer of the Year go further

TSBE researcher Stephen Richardson is tackling the challenge of the embodied carbon in supermarket construction for his sponsoring company Sainsburys. Stephen’s reasearch looks to develop tools to measure the embodied carbon of Sainsbury’s new stores and to trial new low … Continue reading

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Business Impact Workshop

The TSBE Centre is hosting a Business Impact Workshop on 26th June for its Research Engineers to develop their skills and help them identify the opportunities and drivers for the business impact of their work. The workshop is being led … Continue reading

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Researcher elected onto CIBSE Building Simulation Group (BSG) committee

TSBE Centre researcher, Sahm Sawaf, has been recently elected as the Event Secretary for the CIBSE Building Simulation Group (BSG). His first organised event – “Designing for Better Indoor Environmental Quality Buildings” explored current and future approaches to improving the indoor environmental quality (IEQ) … Continue reading

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TSBE Researcher Cooks Up A Storm At International APEC Conference

China is often portrayed in a negative light in environmental and energy related circles, but despite rampant coal production and polluted cities they are making great strides in the development of efficient buildings and contributing significant funds in the development … Continue reading

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Our Editorial Team produce a quarterly newsletter packed full of items on sustainability, updates on our research with industry, interviews with industry leaders and our own successful alumni. To receive the newsletter by email  Sign up here. See what we were up to in 2013 below: … Continue reading

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TSBE Centre researcher wins prestigious CIBSE prize

The importance of the impact of the research being undertaken by Samantha Mudie at the TSBE Centre, was recognised by CIBSE at their Technical Symposium 2013 when she won the award for “Most significant contribution to the art and science … Continue reading

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Celebrations as the first Engineering Doctorate Thesis is submitted at the University of Reading

History was made at the TSBE Centre this week when the first ever Engineering Doctorate thesis was submitted by Marek Kubik. His thesis entitled “The impact of high levels of renewable generation on conventional fossil fuel based electricity markets” will … Continue reading

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TSBE Research on energy consumption of cloud computing published

The research carried out by Dan Williams at the TSBE Centre and Microsoft, aimed to scientifically quantify the amount of energy consumed, and the amount of greenhouse gas emitted, from using either the Excel, Word, or Outlook service on either … Continue reading

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Policy Roadmapping Workshop

A Policy Roadmapping Workshop was held on Wednesday 27th March at Reading University. The session, run by Professor Tim Dixon and Dr. Jacopo Torriti, encouraged researchers to think about the drivers, barriers and policy issues in their respective fields in … Continue reading

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