Monthly Archives: February 2019

Improving forecasting of flooding from intense rainfall through interdisciplinary research

By: Linda Speight In England and Wales alone 3 million properties are at risk of surface water flooding. Having spent the past year speaking to a number of experts in the field (see below), I feel confident saying the universal … Continue reading

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Atmospheric diffusion: when anomalous is normal

By: Omduth Coceal Our long-term health and quality of life depends on the purity of the air we breathe. It is therefore difficult to overstate the importance of understanding and predicting the dispersion of pollutants in the atmosphere. Both observations … Continue reading

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Remodelling Building Design Sustainability from a Human Centred Approach (Refresh) project overview

By: Hannah Gough In 2014, 54 % of the world’s population resided in an urban area and this is projected to rise to 66 % by 2050 (United Nations, 2014). It is also estimated that 90 % of people’s time in … Continue reading

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