Top 4 in the UK for research excellence

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Research activities include experimental studies as well as numerical modelling with an emphasis on practical application of the research, such as the development of practical design methods for stability-related problems, and our Vulcan software, which is capable of non-linear modelling of 3-dimensional composite buildings under fire conditions.

Large-Scale Building Structures

Recent years have seen an explosion in the number of large-scale structures such as tall buildings and long span roofs (e.g. all but one of the world's 20 tallest buildings was constructed in the last 15 years...

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Research - Sub-disciplines

Our activities span a range of fundamental, experimental and applied research.


Research Projects

Our research builds upon a culture of nurturing and addressing industry needs in collaboration with a range of stakeholders to provide innovative solutions to challenging problems.

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