Monthly Archives: March 2013

TSBE Researcher presents his research at the V&A

TSBE Research Engineer Tim McGinley presented his research to develop an online tool that supports public participation in planning called PartiCity at the V&A yesterday. The V&A holds the Design Futures open studio showcase for MA and PhD students and … Continue reading

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Science week starts with a Big Bang

The TSBE Centre Reading Science Week started with a Big Bang on Thursday and Friday when their placement student James Berger, from Reading Blue Coat School, reached the finals of the prestigious National Science + Engineering Competition. The finals were … Continue reading

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TSBE Director receives EPSRC Global Engineering Challenges research investment

EPSRC Challenging Engineers and Royal Academy of Engineering Senior Research Fellows investment Hosted by the Royal Academy of Engineering in partnership with the national academies of engineering in the US and China, this week’s Global Grand Challenges Summit will see … Continue reading

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User behaviour in non domestic buildings 6th March Eco Build

Getting people to do what[p2] you want is all about incentivising them isn’t it? If you offer people money to do something they will do it and if you fine them for not doing something they won’t do it. Simple … Continue reading

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Media games

A recent article in the Telegraph was published entitled: “Wind farms will create more carbon dioxide, say scientists.” TSBE researcher Marek Kubik explains how the media machine makes headlines difficult to respond to, even if the study may be flawed. … Continue reading

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