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Energy Seminar Series TSBE Centre with Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce 2nd March 2017

Energy Storage for Power Networks  Energy Seminar  2nd March 2017   14:00-16:30 hrs           A TSBE Centre Energy Seminar in association with The Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce. This exciting seminar to explore the challenges for power … Continue reading

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NIR 2015 – Highlighting South America

In the gap year between the World Cup 2014 and the Rio 2016 Olympics, Brazil played host to a major event of the NIR community. The biannual conference on near infrared spectroscopy, organised under the auspices of the ICNIRS, took place … Continue reading

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‘Smart and Sustainable’: Using Big Data to Improve Peoples’ Lives in Cities – New University of Reading Position Paper Published

Smart and Sustainable’: Using Big Data to Improve Peoples’ Lives in Cities – New University of Reading Position Paper Published Drawing together expertise from across the University of Reading (including the new  Institute for Environmental Analytics the School of Construction Management … Continue reading

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Whisky goes Green !

Whisky goes green!

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University of Reading TSBE Centre to host IEA-EBC Annex 61: Business and Technical Concepts for Deep Energy Retrofit of Public Buildings

The fourth bi-annual Annex 61 experts meeting will take place in Reading, UK on April 12-15. The meeting is hosted by the University of Reading School of Construction Management and Engineering. Technical Tour: Sunday April 12 2015 Technical Day: Monday … Continue reading

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School of Construction Management & Engineering: Research Excellence Framework 2014: Ranked 6th in UK for architecture, built environment and planning research

Research Excellence Framework 2014: Ranked 6th in UK for architecture, built environment and planning research The School of Construction Management and Engineering, and the School of Real Estate and Planning made a joint submission to the new Unit of Assessment … Continue reading

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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change – Lima Climate Change Conference – December 2014

It is important, when working in academic research, to take a step back and look at the bigger picture. The UNFCCC is the organisation formed in 1994 which overseas the annual international negotiations on commitments related to reducing global carbon … Continue reading

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Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Offices. The Next Chapter for Green Building.

A new report from the World Green Building Council, Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Offices: The Next Chapter for Green Building, presents overwhelming evidence that office design significantly impacts the health, wellbeing and productivity of staff. The report finds that a range … Continue reading

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Strategic positioning – the opportunities with Climate-KIC

A couple of months ago I posted a piece about the Climate KIC Transitions Summer School which I attended in Frankfurt. The prize for winning the competition at the end of that Summer School was to attend the Open Platform … Continue reading

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Jeremy Watson, former Chair of the TSBE Centre Steering Committee joins BRE as new head of built environment research

 BRE’s new research head to focus on level 3 BIM and climate change Article in Construction Manager the CIOB magazine: http://www.construction-manager.co.uk/news/bres-new-research-head-focus-level-3-bim-and-clima/    

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