Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
Civil and structural engineers help to create and protect the world we live in. Driven by teaching and research excellence, we inspire and empower our students to engineer a better future.
Our engineers join forces to champion building ventilation
An international awareness campaign to promote the critical role of better building ventilation supporting health, well-being, and productivity has been launched by a coalition of scientists, academics, engineering bodies and environmental activists.
Tonga volcano eruption released more energy than the most powerful nuclear bomb
Dr Sam Rigby, Senior Lecturer in Blast and Impact Engineering in our Department, involved in study
Innovation to deliver clean water for all: the digital legacy of TWENTY65
New digital presence highlights how research from TWENTY65, led by Professor Joby Boxall and Professor Vanessa Speight from the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, has helped change the health and sustainability of future water systems.
CIRIA guidance pioneers new approaches to bridge assessment
Department for Transport-funded guidance on masonry arch bridge assessment, co-authored by Professor Matthew Gilbert and Dr Colin Smith, has been published by CIRIA.
What happens when a bomb explodes?
Watch this video showing the fantastic work of Dr Sam Clarke and Dr Sam Rigby at our Blast Laboratory where they work with the Ministry of Defence on the impact of explosions at close range.
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